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"The Champions" (1968) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1968-1969

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Release Date:
10 June 1968 (USA) See more »
They're the Tops. the Best. the Peak. They're the Champions. [DVD Boxset]
Craig Stirling, Sharron Macready and Richard Barrett were agents for Nemesis, an international intelligence organization based in Geneva... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 17)
Stuart Damon ... Craig Stirling (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Alexandra Bastedo ... Sharron Macready (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
William Gaunt ... Richard Barrett (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Anthony Nicholls ... Cmdr. W.L. Tremayne / ... (30 episodes, 1968-1969)

Series Directed by
Cyril Frankel (10 episodes, 1968-1969)
Paul Dickson (5 episodes, 1968-1969)
John Gilling (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Robert Asher (4 episodes, 1969)
Roy Ward Baker (2 episodes, 1969)

Ray Austin (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
Monty Berman (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Dennis Spooner (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Donald James (8 episodes, 1968-1969)
Philip Broadley (5 episodes, 1968-1969)
Tony Williamson (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Brian Clemens (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Gerald Kelsey (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Terry Nation (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ralph Smart (2 episodes, 1968-1969)

Series Produced by
Monty Berman .... producer (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Johnny Goodman .... associate producer (23 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Original Music by
Edwin Astley (22 episodes, 1968-1969)
Albert Elms (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Cinematography by
Frank Watts (29 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Film Editing by
Peter Pitt (13 episodes, 1968-1969)
Derek Chambers (12 episodes, 1968-1969)
Inman Hunter (5 episodes, 1969)
Series Casting by
Judith Jourd (17 episodes, 1968-1969)
Anthony Arnell (10 episodes, 1968-1969)
John Owen (3 episodes, 1969)
Series Art Direction by
Charles Bishop (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Makeup Department
Gerry Fletcher .... makeup supervisor (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Mike Jones .... hair stylist (23 episodes, 1968-1969)
Patrick Grant .... hair stylist / hairdressing (7 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Production Management
Philip Aizlewood .... post-production supervisor (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Malcolm Christopher .... production manager (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Geoffrey Haine .... production supervisor (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
John Hough .... second unit director (15 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ray Austin .... second unit director (13 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ken Baker .... assistant director (10 episodes, 1968-1969)
Pat Kelly .... assistant director (7 episodes, 1968-1969)
Denny Lewis .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ernest Morris .... assistant director (4 episodes, 1968-1969)
Ken Softley .... assistant director (3 episodes, 1968)
Colin Lord .... assistant director (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Art Department
John Graysmark .... associate art director / assistant art director (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Bill Greene .... construction manager (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Sid Palmer .... production buyer (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
A.J. Van Montagu .... scenic artist (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Brian Rider .... set dresser (27 episodes, 1968-1969)
John Jarvis .... set dresser (3 episodes, 1968-1969)

Larry Clark Bird .... property master (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Len Abbott .... sound recordist (25 episodes, 1968-1969)
David Bowen .... sound recordist (19 episodes, 1968-1969)
Alan Corder .... sound editor (16 episodes, 1968-1969)
Claude Hitchcock .... sound recordist (11 episodes, 1968-1969)
Roy Lafbery .... sound editor (7 episodes, 1968-1969)
Len Shilton .... sound recordist (4 episodes, 1969)
William Trent .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1968)
Series Special Effects by
Sydney Pearson .... special effects (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Stunts
Bill Sawyer .... stunt arranger (16 episodes, 1968-1969)
Frank Maher .... stunt arranger (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Ted Hallows .... supervising electrician (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
John Winbolt .... camera operator (23 episodes, 1968-1969)
James Allen .... camera operator: second unit / camera: second unit (18 episodes, 1968-1969)
Harry Gillam .... camera operator / camera operator: second unit (8 episodes, 1968-1969)
Walter J. Harvey .... camera operator: second unit / camera: second unit (7 episodes, 1968-1969)
Dudley Lovell .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1969)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Nightingale .... wardrobe supervisor / costume supervisor (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Music Department
Tony Hatch .... composer: theme music / theme arranger (30 episodes, 1968-1969)
Edwin Astley .... musical director (27 episodes, 1968-1969)
Deveril Goodman .... music editor (21 episodes, 1968-1969)
Alan Willis .... music editor (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
Albert Elms .... musical director (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Series Other crew
Dennis Spooner .... script supervisor (29 episodes, 1968-1969)
Valery Norman .... continuity (9 episodes, 1968-1969)
Sally Jones .... continuity (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
Elizabeth Wilcox .... continuity (6 episodes, 1968-1969)
Annabel Davis-Goff .... continuity (5 episodes, 1968-1969)
Isabelle Byers .... continuity (3 episodes, 1968-1969)

Lillian Lee .... continuity (unknown episodes)

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60 min (30 episodes)
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Other actresses in the running for the part of Sharron Macready were Ilona Rodgers and Annette Andre.See more »
Craig Stirling:It's what I've oft times said.
Richard Barrett:What have you oft times said?
Craig Stirling:You're cheap
Richard Barrett:I'm what?
Craig Stirling:Cheap, cheap.
Richard Barrett:You sound like a canary.
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Action All the way....., 17 December 2006
Author: palexandersquires from United Kingdom

Well, What can I say, other than these people are Super in every way. I quite like Sharon Mcreedy, I enjoy this pure Nostalgic Series And I have the boxed set of 9 discs 30 episodes, I did not realise that they had made so many, I also think that it is a great shame, that they have not made any more. I wish that I got given these powers, Imagine me, being knocked off my cycle, somewhere and being knocked out cold, then waking up in a special hospital. Later on, I discover that my body has been enhanced. Just like Richard Barrat. These stories are 50 Minutes of pure action and suspense all the way, You cannot fight these 3 people, as they would defeat you in all forms of weaponry. The music is well written, and to me, puts a wonderful picture of 3 super beings in my mind, The sort of powers that the champions have are the same as our domestic dog or cats, Improved sight, Improved hearing and touch. and the strength of 10 men for Richard and Craig and the strength of 3 women for Sharon. Who I thought was beautiful and intelligent. When I was a boy, I had a huge crush on her!!!! Now I can see why, on my DVD set. The box is very nice and it comes with a free booklet all about the series. I also thought that Trymane was a good boss, firm but he got things done!

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