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Release Date:
13 June 1979 (UK) See more »
Plot:
A covert branch of British Intelligence is assigned to investigate the strange, the supernatural, the...'Omega Factor'. Full summary »
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Cast

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James Hazeldine ... Tom Crane (10 episodes, 1979)
Louise Jameson ... Dr. Anne Reynolds (10 episodes, 1979)
John Carlisle ... Roy Martindale (10 episodes, 1979)

Brown Derby ... Andrew Scott-Erskine (7 episodes, 1979)
Natasha Gerson ... Morag (5 episodes, 1979)
Nicholas Coppin ... Michael Crane (5 episodes, 1979)
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Series Directed by
Norman Stewart (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Writing credits
Jack Gerson (10 episodes, 1979)
Sean Hignett (2 episodes, 1979)
Eric MacDonald (2 episodes, 1979)
Anthony Read (2 episodes, 1979)

Series Produced by
George Gallaccio .... producer (10 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Original Music by
Anthony Isaac (5 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Production Design by
Campbell Gordon (3 episodes, 1979)
Archie Clark (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Costume Design by
Catherine Westray (5 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Makeup Department
Tula Tuke .... makeup artist (5 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Art Department
Ian Roan .... graphic design / graphic designer / ... (5 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Sound Department
Brian Dewar .... sound (3 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Bryce Lamont .... electronic effects / video electronic effects (3 episodes, 1979)
Peter Pegrum .... visual effects designer (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
David Ogle .... studio lighting (4 episodes, 1979)
James Maiden .... o.b. lighting (2 episodes, 1979)
Roy Smith .... o.b. lighting (2 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Other crew
Maggie Allen .... script editor (5 episodes, 1979)
Brian Roberts .... production unit manager (5 episodes, 1979)
Sue Butterworth .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1979)
 

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UK:50 min (10 episodes)
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Tom Crane:Our friend Graham. Either he's on something, or he's auditioning for Night Of The Highland Zombie.See more »
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Featured in Inside 'The Omega Factor' (2005) (V)See more »

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12 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
truly disturbing TV, 6 December 2004
Author: spamtrap1-1 from Belfast, Ireland

Saw this when it was first broadcast (when I was 12) and I found it truly disturbing. I don't think the BBC ever repeated this but it was a show which has lingered in my memory ever since. It built up quite nicely and the use of urban locations added a certain realism to the whole proceedings.

The story revolved around investigations into a number of paranormal incidents which are eventually revealed as part of a satisfying over-arching conspiracy - with a lot more plot coherence than, say, the X files or Millennium.

I would be very interested in getting this on DVD - even if it was only to compare the reality to my hazy memories.

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