The dawn of US television in the early 1950s. A primordial moment when the potential for every kind of creature was possible. Where if you were a writer, you became master of your own universe. You could write anything. Play with time, mix genres, invent new characters, new fictions. As experimental as you could get without the police taking you away. Your only remit? To create a plot tantalising enough to keep an audience interested in that…