Doomwatch (1970–2016)

Deadly Dangerous Tomorrow 

Ridge continues his ecological crusade by warning against the dangerous side effects of the chemical insecticide known as D.D.T. upon the world's developing countries. He stages a publicity... See full summary »

Director:

Darrol Blake

Writers:

Gerry Davis (series devised by), Kit Pedler (series devised by) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
John Barron ... The Minister
Joby Blanshard ... Colin Bradley
John Bown John Bown ... Commander Neil Stafford
Michael Elwyn ... Richard Duncan
Lorna Lewis Lorna Lewis ... Miss Brandon
Cec Linder ... Sen. Connell
Ahmed Nagi Ahmed Nagi ... Indian Familymember
Maria O'Brien ... Susan Proud
Simon Oates Simon Oates ... Dr. John Ridge
John Paul John Paul ... Dr. Spencer Quist
Renu Setna ... His Excellency
Farhat Shamsi Farhat Shamsi ... Indian Familymember
Rahat Shamsi Rahat Shamsi ... Indian Familymember
Talib Shamsi Talib Shamsi ... Indian Familymember
Madhav Sharma Madhav Sharma ... Hanif Khan
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Storyline

Ridge continues his ecological crusade by warning against the dangerous side effects of the chemical insecticide known as D.D.T. upon the world's developing countries. He stages a publicity stunt by flying in an Indian family and setting them up in a tent in the middle of London's St. James Park. But the prank backfires when it is discovered that one of them is suffering from malaria.

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Genres:

Sci-Fi | Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 July 1972 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This episode was wiped by the BBC at some point before the corporation audited its archives in 1978. There is currently no known copy of this edition in existence. See more »

Soundtracks

The Marriage of Figaro, K 492
(uncredited)
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by The Scots Guards (as the Band of Scots Guards)
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