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Release Date:
10 January 1977 (UK) See more »
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Plot:
Scientist Adam Brake and his son Matthew arrive in the sleepy English village of Milbury to find it... See more »
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Cast

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Gareth Thomas ... Adam Brake (7 episodes, 1977)
Veronica Strong ... Margaret (7 episodes, 1977)
Peter Demin ... Matthew Brake (7 episodes, 1977)
Ruth Dunning ... Mrs. Crabtree (7 episodes, 1977)
Iain Cuthbertson ... Rafael Hendrick / ... (6 episodes, 1977)
Katharine Levy ... Sandra (6 episodes, 1977)

Freddie Jones ... Dai (5 episodes, 1977)
John Woodnutt ... Link (3 episodes, 1977)
Peggy Ann Wood ... Mrs. Warner (3 episodes, 1977)
Darren Hatch ... Kevin (3 episodes, 1977)

Ian Donnelly ... Bob (3 episodes, 1977)
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Series Directed by
Peter Graham Scott (7 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Writing credits
Jeremy Burnham (7 episodes, 1977)
Trevor Ray (7 episodes, 1977)

Series Produced by
Patrick Dromgoole .... executive producer (7 episodes, 1977)
Peter Graham Scott .... producer (7 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Original Music by
Sidney Sager (7 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Film Editing by
Adrian Brenard (7 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Production Design by
Ken Jones (7 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Sound Department
John Cross .... film sound (7 episodes, 1977)
Mike Davey .... film sound (7 episodes, 1977)

Alan Jones .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Bob Edwards .... film camera (7 episodes, 1977)
Brian Morgan .... film camera (7 episodes, 1977)
 
Series Other crew
Robin Demetriou .... cast and crew chef (7 episodes, 1977)
Peter Williams .... technical advisor (3 episodes, 1977)
 

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30 min (7 episodes)
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Rebroadcast in the United States as part of "The Third Eye" mini-series, first aired 1983 on the children's televison network NickelodeonSee more »
Goofs:
Continuity: For much of episode 4, in scenes that are supposedly continuous, Matthew Brake's clothing switches between a dark blue T-shirt and a bright red sleeveless top.See more »
Quotes:
Hendrick:Women... Delightful creatures, but punctuality is not among their virtues.See more »
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Referenced in The 100 Greatest Scary Moments (2003) (TV)See more »

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8 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
May I Compare Thee To A Stone Circle?, 16 January 2005
Author: marlowe_is_dead from Antarctica

The music for this, which mainly consists of a choir of people singing wordless dischords, is certainly disquieting - especially as the music supervisor seemed to have the mic levels too high! The acting is really quite bad, especially by the child actors, but I thought this added to the charm of this eerie series, which I bought on DVD. Both my girlfriend and my former house-mate thought the series was scary and the music horrible. In fact, my girlfriend told me it gave her nightmares, and she is 20, and this was a children's show! Overall, a great slice of old British TV at its best - quirkily unusual and essentially 'English'.

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