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BAD BLOOD

1x105mins movie (1980)

The true story of a New Zealand farmer who, in 1941, refused to hand in his firearms as required by war-time regulation & in resisting killed seven men, including four police officers. The subsequent man-hunt ultimately involved units of the army as well as the police & spotter planes. The cast includes Jack Thompson, Carol Burns & Dennis Lill.

MISS NIGHTINGALE

1x100mins (1974) drama

The life, background, motivation & struggles of Florence Nightingale, Janet Suzman leads the cast which includes Robert Flemying, Ursual Howells, Geoffrey Bayldon, Charles Kay & Joss Ackland.

RICHARD’S THINGS

1x104mins (1980) TV movie

Richard Morris dies of a heart attack whilst away from home on business. When collecting his things from hospital his wife learns that he had been travelling with another woman. The film tells of her search to find her rival, & the relationship that develops between them. Cast includes Liv Ullman, Amanda Redman, Tim Pigott-Smith & David Markham.

CAESAR & CLEOPATRA

1x73mins TV movie (1975)

Television adaptation by Audrey Maas. The cast is led by Sir Alec Guinness, with Genevieve Bujold as Cleopatra, & also includes Iain Cuthbertson, Michael Bryant, Jolyon Bates & Margaret Courtenay.

DEAD MANS KIT

4x25mins serial thriller or 1x90mins TV movie (1979)

A murder & spy mystery. The disappearance at sea of a member of the crew of a Royal Naval ship, an apparent cover-up by the ships commander, develops into an international espionage plot. Cast includes Larry Lamb, Cherie Lunghie & Victoria Fairbrother.

HIGH TIDE

4x25mins serial thriller or 1x90mins TV movie (1979)

A suspense mystery story in two forms, either four 25 minute episodes, or a 91 minute TV movie. An ex-prisoner released after serving a sentence for manslaughter seeks to solve a mystery message left by his victim. The cast includes Ian McShane, Kika Markham & Wendy Morgan.

DANGEROUS KNOWLEDGE

6x30mins thriller serial or 1x90min TV movie (1974)

Six half-hour episodes. A story of international intrigue involving the CIA & KGB, & a British ex-Army intelligence agent who acquires the dangerous knowledge. Filmed in southern England & northern France. Cast includes John Gregson, Patrick Allen & Prunella Ransome.

FLOCKTON FLYER

2 series 6x30mins children’s drama (1976-77)

The adventures of a family which takes over the running of a preservation steam railway. The Flockton Flyer is an old stream engine, the principal vehicle on the railway. Guest stars include Patrick Mower, Gerald Harper & Harry Fowler.

FREEWHEELERS

3 series 13x30mins children’s spy adventure (1970-72)

A fondly remembered, fast paced spy series where children & adults participate in stories involving a deranged professor, M16 secret devices from the East, the theft & forgery of art treasures, & a deadly secret weapon. Action takes place in Britain, France & Scandinavia. Starring Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Tom Owen & Geofrey Toone.

GOING A BUNDLE

6x25mins children’s information programmes (1974-76)

A series of programmes for children presented in a light-hearted way. Featuring comedian Harry Fowler & actor James Villiers on voyages of discovery - a railway in Yorkshire, an international airport, a newspaper in production, the canals of Venice, a variety of unusual collections.

HOGG’S BACK

19x25mins slapstick comedy (1975-76)

A slapstick comedy series about a zany & absent-minded professor. Cast includes Derek Royle, Jacki Piper, Wendy Richard, & Barry Sinclair.

DICK BARTON - SPECIAL AGENT

32x30mins drama (1977-1978)

A television version of the famous 1940s radio serial, full of dastardly villains & frightful perils, faced by the intrepid heroes. Starring Tony Vogel (as Dick Barton), James Cosmo (as Jock) & Anthony Heaton (as Snowey).

LORD TRAMP

6x25mins comedy drama (1976)

Comedy drama about a tramp who inherits a fortune, a title, & a mansion. Hugh Lloyd stars, with Joan Sims, Alfie Bass, Leslie Dwyer & Jack Watling also appear.

MIDNIGHT IS A PLACE

13x30mins children’s drama (1977)

Set in Victorian England the story tells the adventures of a teenage boy & a young French girl, & the boy’s evil guardian. Based on the book by Joan Aiken & adapted by Roy Russell. Starring Maxine Gordon, Reginald Marsh & David Collings.

NOAH’S CASTLE

7x25mins teenage drama (1979)

Set in Britain in the near future, with the economy on the point of collapse, & food & supplies running out. Norman Mortimer buys an old large house to store & protect supplies for his family. The defence of this "castle" is shown & the morality of the exercise is explored. Starring Mike Reid, Gene Rimmer & Simon Gripps-Kent.

OPERATION PATCH

7x30 mins drama (1975)

Set in England in 1805, an impending major sea battle with France, two teenagers discover a plot to assassinate Nelson, & the series tells of their subsequent adventures. Starring Virginia Balfour & Lynsey Baxter.

SALLY ANN

8x30mins drama (1978)

About the life & work of members of the Salvation Army centred around a hostel. Cast includes Frank Mills, Stephanie Cole, Gerald James & Sam Kydd.

ROGUE’S ROCK

27x30mins adventure stories (1974-76)

The Rock is an independent island somewhere off the coast of Britain. The ingredients include the discovery of uranium, an exiled African princess, Chinese secret agents, Russian & American spies, a lost Spanish treasure galleon, underwater research, & much more. The cast includes adults & teenagers, led by Clive Morton & Donald Hewlett.





CAPONE INVESTMENT

6x30mins thriller serial or 1x90min TV movie (1974)

The search for millions of pounds salted away in Britain by Al Capone. Cast includes Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, John Thaw & Isobel Black.

THE HOUSE IN REGENT PLACE

4x25mins drama or 1x90min TV movie (1973)

Covering a period of sixty years from 1914, set in a Regency house in Brighton about the lives and times of different people who live in the house over the years, highlighting the changes in social values. The cast includes Jenny Agutter & Martin Thurley

SCARF JACK

6x30mins or 1x90mins TV movie (1980)

Set in 1798 the story is of the rivalry between the evil Hunter Gowan & Captain Jack Place. The action moves from strife-torn Ireland to rural Gloucestershire. The cast includes Roy Boyd, Keith Yayne, Richard Greene & Bernard Kay. Southern Television Drama Library

JANE AUSTIN & HER WORLD

5x25mins drama documentary or 1x90mins TV docu. (1975)

A study of Jane Austen’s background & her books & personality. The programmes feature Lord Briggs, Lord David Cecil & Miss Marghanita Laski. Each programme also contains dramatised readings from Jane Austen’s literary works, & private writings.

BLACK ARROW

20x30mins (1972-1973) Children’s Drama

Set in Mediaeval England during the Wars of the Roses, the stories tell of the adventures of the mysterious masked avenger, Black Arrow, who defends the poor & oppressed. The cast includes Simon Cuff, Robert Russell, Michael Havers, Glyn Owen, Griffith Jones & William Squire.

SPEARHEAD

19x52mins (1977-1980) drama

Realistic drama of a group of men in one company of the ‘Royal Wessex Rangers’ on operations in Northern Ireland, on the frontier of West Germany & in Hong Kong. Cast includes Michael Billington, Stafford Gord & Lawrence Davidson.

TAKE A LETTER MR JONES

6x25mins (1981) comedy

A comedy about role reversal from the traditional norm - she is the executive boss, he is the secretary/personal assistant. She is Rula Lenska, he is John Inman.

THAT BERYL MARSTON

6x25mins (1988-81) sitcom

A comedy about the efforts of a divorcé to regain the affections of his exwife. Cast includes Julie McKenzie, Gareth Hunt & Jonathan Price.

THE RAVELLED THREAD

6x30mins or 1x90mins TV movie (1979)

Set in England in 1864 the series tells of the unmasking of a plot to drag Britain into the American Civil War. Cast includes Steven Grives, Robert James & Jack Wild.

TOGETHER

27x30 (1980-81) serial

Set in a block of flats run by a housing association, with the interplay between the various individuals & families providing the plots & sub-plots. Starring Victor Madden, Sarah Greene & Richard Everett.

WHIZZ KIDS GUIDE

6x21mins (1981)

Based on the best-selling paperback "The Whizz Kid’s Handbook" by Peter Eldin. It gives pupils all the ghastly information needed to level the odds against teachers & parents. Starring Keneth Williams, Arthur Mullard & Sheila White.

TELL ME ANOTHER

44x30mins (1976-78)

Amusing & interesting personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. Participants include Tom O’Connor, Roy Kinnear, Peggy Mount, & many others.

STAR TREATMENT

6x25mins (1979)

Six young talented individuals or groups, not yet stars, are each given the "star treatment" in their own half-hour show. Grace Kennedy, Koffee ‘n Kreme, Sweet Substitute & Cannon & Ball are amongst the artists.

RUNAROUND

Children’s quiz series (1980/81)

Runaround was a bright & very fast moving quiz game which first came to Britain in 1975. It was aimed at 7-10s, although it was universally popular amongst the young audience. With Mike Reid.

PARK RANGER

6x30mins (1978) drama

Featuring Normal Bowler as a trainee warden in a national park. Each episode tells a different adventure story. The programmes were filmed in the Brecon Beacons & the New Forest.

NOW FOR NOOKIE

6x21mins (1981) children’s entertainment

Ventriloquist Roger de Courcey & his bear, Nookie. Guests include Lulu, Anita Harris, Clodagh Rogers, Vince Hill, Billy Dainty & Bernie Winters.

   
   
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