Newswire: Luther creator Neil Cross to revive ’70s British sci-fi show

As reported by Broadcast, Neil Cross—the creator of Luther and Crossbones—has announced that he’s working on a revival of the ’70s British sci-fi/horror series Sapphire And Steel. The original show doesn’t have the worldwide adoration of Doctor Who, but they sound similar on paper: Sapphire And Steel is about two mysterious figures who are tasked with maintaining the integrity of time itself, and much like The Doctor, basically everything about them is purposefully mysterious. They show up at a place where some weird stuff is about to go down (which usually takes the form of a ghost or a monster), they fix the weird stuff, and then they move on to the next weird thing. Also, they have super powers, live forever, and are members of a secret organization where everyone has names like “Sapphire” and “Steel.”

So, yeah, it sounds pretty bonkers, but it …

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