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Children of the Stones 

Scientist Adam Brake and his son Matthew arrive in the sleepy English village of Milbury to find it under the grip of weird psychic powers unleashed by the sinister village squire, Hendrick... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gareth Thomas ...  Adam Brake 7 episodes, 1977
Veronica Strong Veronica Strong ...  Margaret 7 episodes, 1977
Peter Demin Peter Demin ...  Matthew Brake 7 episodes, 1977
Ruth Dunning Ruth Dunning ...  Mrs. Crabtree 7 episodes, 1977
Iain Cuthbertson ...  Rafael Hendrick / ... 6 episodes, 1977
Katharine Levy Katharine Levy ...  Sandra 6 episodes, 1977
Freddie Jones ...  Dai 5 episodes, 1977
John Woodnutt ...  Link 3 episodes, 1977
Peggy Ann Wood Peggy Ann Wood ...  Mrs. Warner 3 episodes, 1977
Darren Hatch Darren Hatch ...  Kevin 3 episodes, 1977
Ian Donnelly ...  Bob 3 episodes, 1977
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Scientist Adam Brake and his son Matthew arrive in the sleepy English village of Milbury to find it under the grip of weird psychic powers unleashed by the sinister village squire, Hendrick, and whose power they struggle to break. Written by S.Lake <s.lake@surrey.ac.uk>

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 1977 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Los chicos de Stone See more »

Filming Locations:

Avebury, Wiltshire, England, UK

Company Credits

Production Co:

Harlech Television (HTV) See more »
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Runtime:

(7 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Rebroadcast in the United States as part of "The Third Eye" mini-series, first aired 1983 on the children's televison network Nickelodeon See more »

Goofs

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 »

Alternate Versions

The original British release divided each episode into two parts. The text "Part One" and "Part Two" were displayed on the screen at the start of each segment. This did not carry over to the American versions of the series, which ran each episode as a single segment. See more »

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Referenced in Screenwipe: Episode #3.3 (2007) See more »

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May I Compare Thee To A Stone Circle?
16 January 2005 | by marlowe_is_deadSee all my reviews

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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