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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:
Plot holes: At the end of the series, it is revealed that the village existed within a "psychic bubble" within which, once someone entered the circle of stones surrounding the village, they could not leave. However, in the very first episode, Dr. Brake arrives in the village to find that a moving company has delivered several boxes of scientific equipment and, following the delivery, departed the village without any problem.See more »
Quotes:
Hendrick:Women... Delightful creatures, but punctuality is not among their virtues.See more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in "Screenwipe: Episode #3.4" (2007)See more »

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5 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
A Good Movie, 18 January 2008
Author: Kenesay10 from United States

This was a movie that US Nickelodeon channel used to show when I was young (and Nickelodeon channel was new). I loved the movie then because it was so unlike any other movies I had seen. Would definitely recommend it (it is now available on DVD but is fairly expensive for US markets).

When I had a chance to go to England for school, I actually went to Avebury and saw the stone circle (which is older than Stonehenge). The movie itself is a nice blend of factual history, science, science fiction and eerie music.

This is one of those lost gems that might be well worth another look!

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