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4 February 1967 (UK) See more »
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Edward Woodward ... David Callan (43 episodes, 1967-1972)
Russell Hunter ... Lonely (41 episodes, 1967-1972)
Lisa Langdon ... Liz March - Hunter's Secretary / ... (31 episodes, 1967-1972)

Anthony Valentine ... Toby Meres (30 episodes, 1967-1972)
William Squire ... Hunter (19 episodes, 1970-1972)

Series Directed by
Peter Duguid (11 episodes, 1967-1972)
Jim Goddard (6 episodes, 1969-1972)
Mike Vardy (6 episodes, 1969-1972)
Reginald Collin (4 episodes, 1969-1972)
Bill Bain (3 episodes, 1967-1972)
Piers Haggard (3 episodes, 1967-1970)
Robert Tronson (3 episodes, 1967-1969)
Voytek (3 episodes, 1970-1972)
Series Writing credits
James Mitchell (30 episodes, 1967-1972)
Ray Jenkins (5 episodes, 1969-1972)
Bill Craig (5 episodes, 1970-1972)
Robert Banks Stewart (3 episodes, 1967-1969)
Trevor Preston (3 episodes, 1969-1972)
John Kershaw (2 episodes, 1969-1972)
William Emms (2 episodes, 1969-1970)
Michael Winder (2 episodes, 1969-1970)

Series Produced by
Reginald Collin .... producer (35 episodes, 1969-1972)
John Kershaw .... associate producer (14 episodes, 1969)
Lloyd Shirley .... executive producer (8 episodes, 1967-1969)
Terence Feely .... associate producer (7 episodes, 1967-1969)
Series Original Music by
Jack Trombey (unknown episodes, 1970-1972)
Series Cinematography by
Michael Elphick (1 episode, 1969)
Series Production Design by
David Marshall (9 episodes, 1967-1972)
Peter Le Page (6 episodes, 1967-1972)
Neville Green (6 episodes, 1969-1972)
Stan Woodward (5 episodes, 1969-1972)
Mike Hall (4 episodes, 1969-1972)
Darrell Lass (2 episodes, 1967)
Terry Gough (2 episodes, 1969)
Series Art Department
Andy Armstrong .... props (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Tony Dawe .... sound designer (unknown episodes)
Series Stunts
Alan Chuntz .... fight arranger (1 episode, 1972)
Series Other crew
George Markstein .... story editor (22 episodes, 1970-1972)
Christopher Toyne .... floor manager (2 episodes, 1972)

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Additional Details

60 min (44 episodes)
Black and White (1967-1969) | Color (1970-1972)
Aspect Ratio:
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There are 11 episodes, from the first two series, for which there are no known copies in existence, although full unedited studio recordings do exist for "Callan: The Worst Soldier I Ever Saw (#2.13)" (1969).See more »
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Referenced in "Whodunnit?: Pilot (#1.0)" (1972)See more »
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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Superior TV Series, 5 June 2006
Author: Robin Jacob ( from Singapore

I remember watching this as a teenager and thought it was really very good. In retrospect, it still is! Edward Woodward in the series long before The Equaliser (a watered down type of US show) gives a credible performance of Callan. It is reminiscent of The Ipcress File style and all the characters are well crafted. Russel Hunter as Linely the slightly freaky, weird unwilling accomplice with his Taxi as a cover is just superb. went on for four years and spawn a good movie. Spying in those days was a dirty game but one seemed to know who the enemy was most of the time. Today, one has no idea. Would like to see some reruns.

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