Journey to the Unknown (1968– )

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A British anthology series about everyday people finding themselves put into unusual circumstances...many of them supernatural in nature.

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 Greg Richards (1 episode, 1968)
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 Jeff Wheeler (1 episode, 1968)
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 Alec George Worthing (1 episode, 1968)
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 Leona Gillings (1 episode, 1968)
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 William Searle (1 episode, 1968)
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 Jon Holden (1 episode, 1968)
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 Eve (1 episode, 1968)
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 Stephen Drake (1 episode, 1968)
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 June Wiley (1 episode, 1968)
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 Jane Brown / ... (1 episode, 1968)
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 Hank Prentiss (1 episode, 1968)
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 Craig Miller (1 episode, 1968)
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 Inga Madison (1 episode, 1969)
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 Barbara King (1 episode, 1969)
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 Steven Miller (1 episode, 1969)
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 Rollo Verdew (1 episode, 1969)
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 Paula Wilde (1 episode, 1969)
Tom Adams ...
 Jerry Crown (1 episode, 1968)
Ann Bell ...
 Ruth Searle (1 episode, 1968)
David Buck ...
 Paul Amory (1 episode, 1968)
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 Kit Beaumont (1 episode, 1968)
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 Anne Prentiss (1 episode, 1968)
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 Miss Belle Weston (1 episode, 1968)
Suzanna Leigh ...
 Vicki (1 episode, 1968)
Leon Lissek ...
 Andros Matakitas (1 episode, 1968)
Nanette Newman ...
 Jill Collins (1 episode, 1968)
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 Faith Wheeler (1 episode, 1968)
Zena Walker ...
 Carrie Clark (1 episode, 1968)
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 Albert Baker (1 episode, 1968)
Ingrid Boulting ...
 Vera Verdew (1 episode, 1969)
Allan Cuthbertson ...
 Dr. Ralph Madison (1 episode, 1969)
Maurice Kaufmann ...
 Sonny (1 episode, 1969)
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 Ben Loker (1 episode, 1969)
Kay Walsh ...
 Mrs. Joan Walker (1 episode, 1969)
Patrick Allen ...
 Luther Ames (1 episode, 1968)
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 Marielle (1 episode, 1968)
Kim Burfield ...
 Robert (1 episode, 1968)
John Fraser ...
 Derek Wilson (1 episode, 1968)
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 Royal (1 episode, 1968)
Gay Hamilton ...
 Sylvia Ann Hahlen (1 episode, 1968)
Justine Lord ...
 Sue Tarleton (1 episode, 1968)
Alan MacNaughton ...
 Dr. Ian Denholt (1 episode, 1968)
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 Joyce (1 episode, 1968)
John Ronane ...
 Lt. Preston (1 episode, 1968)
Barnaby Shaw ...
 Boy (1 episode, 1968)
Douglas Wilmer ...
 Harry Vaneste (1 episode, 1968)
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
 Mr. Jim Plimmer (1 episode, 1969)
Fay Compton ...
 Queen Victoria (1 episode, 1969)
Barry Evans ...
 Jimmy Rintoul (1 episode, 1969)
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 Boy (1 episode, 1969)
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 Barbara Rossiter (1 episode, 1969)
Kenneth Haigh ...
 Dirk Brogan (1 episode, 1968)
Jan Holden ...
 Mrs. Wheeler (1 episode, 1968)
Catherine Lacey ...
 Miss Sarah Prinn (1 episode, 1968)
Sarah Lawson ...
 Pamela Denholt (1 episode, 1968)
Jeremy Longhurst ...
 Max Newby (1 episode, 1968)
Angela Lovell ...
 Jennifer (1 episode, 1968)
Victor Maddern ...
 Baker (1 episode, 1968)
Larry Noble ...
 Mr. Barrett (1 episode, 1968)
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 Matt Dystal (1 episode, 1968)
Lynn Pinkney ...
 Tracy (1 episode, 1968)
Adrienne Posta ...
 Girl (1 episode, 1968)
Roderick Shaw ...
 Boy (1 episode, 1968)
Phil Brown ...
 Dr. Charles Wilson (1 episode, 1969)
Paul Daneman ...
 Stuart Crosbie (1 episode, 1969)
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 Sir Robert Sawyer (1 episode, 1969)
William Marlowe ...
 Randolph Verdew (1 episode, 1969)
Joan Newell ...
 Mrs. Plimmer (1 episode, 1969)
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 Mrs. Kass (1 episode, 1968)
Joyce Blair ...
 Betty (1 episode, 1968)
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 Terry Lawrence (1 episode, 1968)
Gretchen Franklin ...
 Mrs. Barrett (1 episode, 1968)
David Langton ...
 Mr. Arthur Thwaite (1 episode, 1968)
Marne Maitland ...
 Edward Chardur (1 episode, 1968)
Arthur Pentelow ...
 Receptionist (1 episode, 1968)
Bob Sessions ...
 Joe Hallum (1 episode, 1968)
Ewen Solon ...
 Douglas Bishop (1 episode, 1968)
Dermot Walsh ...
 Ken Talbot (1 episode, 1968)
John Welsh ...
 Bart Brereton (1 episode, 1968)
Susan Brodrick ...
 Rose Parkington (1 episode, 1969)
Blake Butler ...
 Mr. Butler (1 episode, 1969)
Jack Hedley ...
 Adam Frost (1 episode, 1969)
Jane Hylton ...
 Margaret Wilson (1 episode, 1969)
John Rudling ...
 Hodgson (1 episode, 1969)
David Bauer ...
 Uncle George (1 episode, 1968)
Tenniel Evans ...
 Dr. Hugh Baillie (1 episode, 1968)
Clive Francis ...
 Crichton (1 episode, 1968)
Yvonne Gilan ...
 Mrs. Brown (1 episode, 1968)
Peter Howell ...
 Mr. Miller (1 episode, 1968)
June Jago ...
 Emily Blake (1 episode, 1968)
John Junkin ...
 Robert (1 episode, 1968)
Dennis Ramsden ...
 Mrs. Hubbard (1 episode, 1968)
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 Helen Ames (1 episode, 1968)
David Warbeck ...
 Chris (1 episode, 1968)
John Bailey ...
 Dr. Mitchell (1 episode, 1969)
Eddie Byrne ...
 Policeman (1 episode, 1969)
Susan Richards ...
 Mrs. Loker (1 episode, 1969)
Gerald Sim ...
 Dr. Evans (1 episode, 1969)
Richard Vernon ...
 Sir Gerald Walters (1 episode, 1969)
Dorothy Alison ...
 Mrs. Latham (1 episode, 1968)
David Baxter ...
 Second Asst. Director (1 episode, 1968)
Clive Graham ...
 Robert Brown (1 episode, 1968)
Errol John ...
 George Esmond (1 episode, 1968)
George McGrath ...
 Watcher (1 episode, 1968)
Suzanne Mockler ...
 Susan Redford (1 episode, 1968)
Julian Sherrier ...
 Bright Arrow (1 episode, 1968)
Michael Craze ...
 Fred (1 episode, 1969)
Marty Cruikshank ...
 Diana (1 episode, 1969)
Glynn Edwards ...
 Brown (1 episode, 1969)
Lionel Murton ...
 General Wanamaker (1 episode, 1969)
Frank Cousins ...
 Watcher (1 episode, 1968)
Barry Fantoni ...
 Kim (1 episode, 1968)
Hugh Futcher ...
 Wardrobe Dresser (1 episode, 1968)
Damien Thomas ...
 David Redford (1 episode, 1968)
Jerold Wells ...
 Mayhew (1 episode, 1968)
Norman Chappell ...
 Friar Tuck (1 episode, 1969)
Sally James ...
 Peggy (1 episode, 1969)
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 Frederick Shea (1 episode, 1969)
Ronald Radd ...
 Wally Gold (1 episode, 1969)
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 Lisa (1 episode, 1968)
Kaplan Kaye ...
 Watcher (1 episode, 1968)
Barry Linehan ...
 The Detective (1 episode, 1968)
Kenneth J. Warren ...
 Joe Blake (1 episode, 1968)
Lloyd Lamble ...
 Inspector Bridges (1 episode, 1969)
Antony Webb ...
 Nelson (1 episode, 1969)
Ann Wrigg ...
 Miss Payne (1 episode, 1969)
Noel Davis ...
 Charles Phillips (1 episode, 1968)
Tom Gill ...
 Golfer (1 episode, 1968)
Ann King ...
 Watcher (1 episode, 1968)
Nicholas Phipps ...
 Laverly-Smith (1 episode, 1968)
James Donnelly ...
 Drunk (1 episode, 1969)
Donald Gee ...
 Aviator (1 episode, 1969)
Timothy Parkes ...
 Fire Officer (1 episode, 1969)
Frank Forsyth ...
 Night Watchman (1 episode, 1968)
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 Dr. Frank Yarrow (1 episode, 1968)
Elizabeth Robillard ...
 Watcher (1 episode, 1968)
Michael Nightingale ...
 Butler (1 episode, 1969)
Hazel Hughes ...
 Mrs. Biddle (1 episode, 1968)
Elna Pearl ...
 Girl in Cinema (1 episode, 1968)
Linda Cole ...
 Lady Hamilton (1 episode, 1969)
John Nightingale ...
 1st Youth (1 episode, 1968)
Michael Ripper ...
 Albert Cole (1 episode, 1968)
Ann Lancaster ...
 Red Queen (1 episode, 1969)
Catherine Finn ...
 Elsie Cole (1 episode, 1968)
Marcus Hammond ...
 2nd Youth (1 episode, 1968)
Terence Duff ...
 March Hare (1 episode, 1969)
George Benson ...
 The Vicar (1 episode, 1968)
Roy Hanlon ...
 Jimmy McNeil (1 episode, 1969)
Maggie Don ...
 Barbara (1 episode, 1969)
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A British anthology series about everyday people finding themselves put into unusual circumstances...many of them supernatural in nature.

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1.33 : 1
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These days its lucky to get 13 episodes a year of favourite shows, so by modern standards the production schedule of Journey to the Unknown could be considered tight and hectic...given the green light in the May of 68,worked started in the July, screenings started in the September and filming had been completed by the October. See more »

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That Creeping Pleasure...
14 December 2001 | by (London) – See all my reviews

This series has 3 very important things going for it:

1. It has 17 episodes. "So what" I here you cry. Well, 17 must be magic numeral because The Prisoner is the only other classic 60s show to have that number of episodes and just like McGoohan's masterpiece, once bitten you'll not escape the charms of "Journey to the Unknown". These are 17 slices of classic telly folks...

2. IT HAS THE BEST TITLE SEQUENCE IN THE HISTORY OF TELEVISION. PERIOD.

3 "The New People" episode is the "Rosemary's Baby" of TV (only much better) It is, along with The Prisoner's "Girl Who Was Death", the single best televisual segment of the 1960s. You probably don't believe me. Seek it out, prepare to be amazed...

It may have sprung from the Hammer horror stable, but this feels more like The (original)"Outer Limits" meets "UFO" meets, well, "The Prisoner"!. There's no silly costumes and Kensington gore here- this stunning batch of mystery thrillers, ghost stories and frighteners was a U.S. co-production produced by Hitchcock's close associate Joan Harrison (who produced Alfred Hitchcock Presents). Consequently, and uniquely, this TV production is of a markedly higher cinematic quality than any of the big screen outings Hammer produced. Indeed, many episodes were cut together for cinema distribution in the early 70s with linking narration from the likes of Joan Crawford and...Patrick McGoohan (umm..). Oh sure, the reliance on obligatory American guest stars in the (very) British settings is somewhat quaint, and the acting is often, ahem, variable. But the sheer force of imagination on display here commands your attention. A rare treat indeed.




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