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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3
Release Date:
16 April 1975 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
When a genetically engineered virus kills ninety-five percent of the world's population, the survivors... See more »
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One of My Favorite British Sci-Fi TV Shows See more (20 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 8 of 48)

Lucy Fleming ... Jenny Richards (32 episodes, 1975-1977)
Ian McCulloch ... Greg Preston (26 episodes, 1975-1977)
Denis Lill ... Charles Vaughan (24 episodes, 1975-1977)
Stephen Dudley ... John Millon (22 episodes, 1975-1977)
Tanya Ronder ... Lizzie Willoughby (19 episodes, 1975-1976)
John Abineri ... Hubert Goss (17 episodes, 1976-1977)
Lorna Lewis ... Pet Simpson (15 episodes, 1976-1977)

Carolyn Seymour ... Abby Grant (13 episodes, 1975)
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Series Directed by
Pennant Roberts (9 episodes, 1975-1976)
Terence Williams (9 episodes, 1975-1976)
Gerald Blake (4 episodes, 1975)
Eric Hills (4 episodes, 1976)
Peter Jefferies (4 episodes, 1977)
George Spenton-Foster (4 episodes, 1977)
Tristan de Vere Cole (3 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Writing credits
Terry Nation (38 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jack Ronder (8 episodes, 1975-1976)
Martin Worth (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
Roger Parkes (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Don Shaw (4 episodes, 1976-1977)
Ian McCulloch (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Clive Exton (2 episodes, 1975)

Series Produced by
Terence Dudley .... producer (38 episodes, 1975-1977)
 
Series Original Music by
Anthony Isaac (8 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Film Editing by
Bernard Ashby (6 episodes, 1975-1976)
Chris Wimble (3 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Production Design by
Ian Watson (13 episodes, 1976)
Geoff Powell (12 episodes, 1977)
Richard Morris (8 episodes, 1975)
Ray London (2 episodes, 1975)
Austin Ruddy (2 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Costume Design by
Janet Tharby (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
June Wilson (7 episodes, 1975)
Al Barnett (6 episodes, 1975)
Richard Winter (6 episodes, 1977)
June Hudson (5 episodes, 1976)
Andrew Rose (3 episodes, 1977)
Christine Rawlins (2 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Makeup Department
Lisa Westcott .... makeup department head / makeup artist (14 episodes, 1975-1977)
Eileen Mair .... makeup artist (13 episodes, 1976)
Susan Rothwell .... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1975)
Gillian Thomas .... makeup artist (12 episodes, 1977)
Susan Westcott .... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1977)

Suzan Broad .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Michael Bartley .... unit production manager (25 episodes, 1976-1977)
Landon Revitt .... unit production manager (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
Jane Massingham .... unit production manager (5 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Art Department
Valerie Warrender .... film designer (1 episode, 1975)

Dick Bailey .... graphics (unknown episodes)
Ken Ledsham .... design assistant (unknown episodes)
Les McCallum .... assistant to designer (unknown episodes)
Roger Williams .... properties buyer (unknown episodes)
David Wilson .... design assistant (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Ian Leiper .... sound (11 episodes, 1975-1977)
Vic Godrich .... sound (9 episodes, 1975-1977)
Robin Luxford .... sound (9 episodes, 1975-1977)
Graham Bedwell .... film sound / film sound recordist / ... (8 episodes, 1975-1976)
Alan Fogg .... studio sound (7 episodes, 1975-1976)
John Delany .... studio sound (2 episodes, 1975)
Simon Wilson .... film sound (2 episodes, 1975)

John Caulfield .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
John Cox .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Ian Furness .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Peter Day .... visual effects (1 episode, 1976)

Jim Horton .... visual effects (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Hubert Cartwright .... lighting / lighting technician (10 episodes, 1975-1977)
Clive Potter .... lighting / lighting technician (7 episodes, 1976-1977)
Peter Winn .... studio lighting (6 episodes, 1975)
Bill Jones .... lighting / lighting technician (5 episodes, 1975-1976)
Keith Hopper .... film camera / camera operator (5 episodes, 1975)
John Wilson .... lighting (5 episodes, 1976-1977)
Colin Deehan .... film camera / camera operator (3 episodes, 1975)
Godfrey Johnson .... camera operator / film camera (3 episodes, 1976)
Howard King .... studio lighting (3 episodes, 1976)
Nat Crosby .... film camera (2 episodes, 1975)

Stan Bale .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Simon Fone .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Paul Harding .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Alan Hayward .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Frank Hudson .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
George Jakins .... lighting technician (unknown episodes)
Roger Prior .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Colin Reid .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mervyn Bezar .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Jack Duggan .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Sue Edwards .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Mel Freedman .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Arthur Funge .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Gay Heath .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Liz Lintott .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Kevin Rowland .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Andre Salat .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Bob Springett .... dresser (unknown episodes)
David Terry .... dresser (unknown episodes)
Kay Woodley .... dresser (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
John Barclay .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Paul Cole .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Shirley Coward .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Graham Giles .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
James Gould .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
David Hanks .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Fred Law .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Jim Stephens .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
Sue Thorne .... vision mixer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Derek Nelson .... production assistant (9 episodes, 1975-1976)
Ann Faggetter .... production assistant (5 episodes, 1975)
Michael Bartley .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1975)
Michael McDermott .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1976)
Maggy Campbell .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1977)
Christina McMillan .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1977)
Jean Esslemont .... production assistant (3 episodes, 1977)
John Holmes .... animal supervisor / animal trainer / ... (2 episodes, 1975)
Tony Virgo .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1976)

Rob Ashburn .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
Diana Baldwin .... directorial assistant (unknown episodes)
Pete Belcher .... video tape engineer (unknown episodes)
Val Birch .... floor assistant (unknown episodes)
Michael Brayshaw .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
Alf Bringlow .... scene crew supervisor (unknown episodes)
Pam Butcher .... directorial assistant (unknown episodes)
Brendan Carr .... technical manager (unknown episodes)
Frederick Flay .... scene crew supervisor (unknown episodes)
Ben Ford .... horse handler (unknown episodes)
Robert Gabriel .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
Bill Harman .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
Arthur Hendy .... scene crew supervisor (unknown episodes)
Winifred Hopkins .... directorial assistant (unknown episodes)
Mike Jennings .... scene crew supervisor (unknown episodes)
Frank Lowry .... scene crew supervisor (unknown episodes)
Liz Mace .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
Judy Monk .... directorial assistant (unknown episodes)
Michael Owen Morris .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
Freddie Nye .... scene crew supervisor (unknown episodes)
Janet Ogilvie .... directorial assistant (unknown episodes)
Kate Osborne .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
Adele Paul .... directorial assistant (unknown episodes)
Sam Perrie .... dog handler (unknown episodes)
Patricia Preece .... directorial assistant (unknown episodes)
Cliff Richardson .... scene crew supervisor (unknown episodes)
Sue Robinson .... secretary (unknown episodes)
Les Runham .... scene crew supervisor (unknown episodes)
Ian Rutter .... video tape engineer (unknown episodes)
Carolyn Southwick .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
Jackie Spilling .... floor assistant (unknown episodes)
John Sterling .... engineering manager (unknown episodes)
Des Stewart .... armorer (unknown episodes)
Alan Throup .... video tape engineer (unknown episodes)
Alf Trustrum .... armorer (unknown episodes)
Alan Wareing .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
Beryl Watts .... directorial assistant (unknown episodes)
Jack Wells .... armorer (unknown episodes)
Marion Wishart .... assistant floor manager (unknown episodes)
 

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50 min (38 episodes)
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The opening title sequence depicting the germ being transferred from China via air travel all around the world is often referred to as one of the most memorable and frightening titles ever made for television.See more »
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
One of My Favorite British Sci-Fi TV Shows, 9 March 2006
Author: Rick Cross (LVWolfman) from Las Vegas, NV

I was fortunate enough to get to watch this when it was first run and I was stationed in England while in the U.S. Air Force. While I missed the first season, I was there in time for seasons two and three and loved them.

Like the person who complained five or six years ago that it wasn't available on video, I too would like to complain... it's now on Video in the UK and Germany, but not here in the U.S.A. :-( If it ever does come out on DVD here in the States, you can be sure I'll be buying the set.

As for the person wondering why the British TV shows have washed out color, my guess is that perhaps it has something to do with the conversion process from the PAL format to the NTSC format. As I remember watching shows on my PAL format TV over there, the colors were much richer than we had here in the States. It might be that the conversion was done from a film print rather than video tape as well. Old film prints tend to be more washed out.

It might also have to do with the fact that the British (at least when I lived there) didn't go for the garish colors in their clothing that we Americans did. After living in England several years, I'd almost be blinded by the clothes that some of the newly arrived airmen wore. LOL

His comparison to the color in Star Trek is probably unfair though. Star Trek was done at a time when color TVs were still relatively new and they went out of their way to use very bright colors on the sets and costumes, much the way they did the first color movies.

The conversion process must have certainly gotten though as the shows I watch on BBC America are very rich.

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