The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)
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Eighty years after a nuclear war ravaged the British Isles, a team of scientists from New Zealand come to conduct a survey.

Director:

David Benedictus

Writers:

John Finch (adaptation), Aldous Huxley (novel)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Alec McCowen ... Alfred Poole
Robert Eddison ... Arch-Vicar
Derek Sydney ... Chief
Petra Markham Petra Markham ... Loola
Hazel Douglas ... Miss. Hawk
Sydney Bromley ... Craigie
Jenny Lee Jenny Lee ... Flossie
Ken Parry Ken Parry ... Satanic Science Practitioner
Yvonne Antrobus Yvonne Antrobus ... Young girl
Amanda Reiss Amanda Reiss ... Polly
John Falconer John Falconer ... Patriarch
Jonathan Scott Jonathan Scott ... Priest
Martin Carroll Martin Carroll ... Director of Food Production
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Eighty years after a nuclear war ravaged the British Isles, a team of scientists from New Zealand come to conduct a survey.

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Genres:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 1966 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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