A life time fan and Prisonerologist of the 1960's series 'the Prisoner', a leading authority on the subject, a short story writer, and now Prisoner novelist.
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Thursday 14 June 2012
The face of the former Number 6, who is fighting to bring down the old regime, to bring down the Village in fact. Was that Number 6's plan all along? To come face to face with Number 1, then the bring down the Village from within? After all the Prisoner frequently asked who Number 1 is. Well perhaps not that frequently, it just appears to be frequent in the series.
We understand that Number 6 is the alter ego of Number 1, because Patrick McGoohan explained that much, in Number 6 trying to beat himself. But would the Prisoner have suddenly realised that, when he finally came face to face with Number 1 who looked the spitting image of himself?