From early childhood Stephen Bolt has frightening dreams of a man's ominous face. Later he sees that the man's hand threatens him with a knife. Stephen knows the dreams are a premonition of his death, but his family are unsympathetic. When he grows up, Stephen goes to sea to escape his tormentor. Written by
Did You Know?
Actor Andrew Faulds
, who appeared in this episode but not as the main protagonist, claimed in an interview with host John Newland
at the conclusion of the teleplay that it was based on a true story about himself that occurred when he was in the British Merchant Marine. See more