The Slide [Victor Pemberton]

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01Moment Of Silence1966021320200810 (BBC7)A new town in Kent is threatened by tremors – but the bigger subterranean threat is yet to emerge...

Victor Pemberton's seven-part sci-fi serial starring Roger Delgado and Maurice Denham.

Professor Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurice Denham
Janet Marshall …. Elisabeth Proud
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
'Tug' Wilson …. Stephen Jack
Mrs Wilson …. Miriam Margolyes
Police Sergeant …. Wilfred Babbage
Inspector Baxter …. Geoffrey Matthews
Constable …. Anthony Jackson
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Newscaster …. Nigel Graham

Special Effects: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Victor Pemberton was a writer and TV producer. As script editor on the BBC's Doctor Who, he was the brains behind the Sonic Screwdriver.

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1966.

A new town in Kent is threatened by tremors, but there is a bigger subterranean threat.

Tremors in a new town in Kent are the beginning of a bigger subterranean threat.

A new town in Kent is threatened by tremors – but the bigger subterranean threat is yet to emerge.

Vintage sci-fi from the pen of Victor Pemberton, a writer and script editor on Doctor Who, as well as the brains behind the Sonic Screwdriver.

CAST:

Janet Marshall …. Elisabeth Proud
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurice Denham
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
'Tug' Wilson …. Stephen Jack
Mrs Wilson …. Miriam Margolyes
Police Sergeant …. Wilfred Babbage
Inspector Baxter …. Geoffrey Matthews
Constable …. Anthony Jackson
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Newscaster …. Nigel Graham
Professor Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1966.

02Down Came A Blackbird1966022020200811 (BBC7)Birds and animals are being wiped out following an earthquake in the Kent countryside.

A strange kind of mud has started oozing from the fissure in Holly Mill Lane as the mystery deepens in the new town of Redlow.

Victor Pemberton's vintage sci-fi serial starring Roger Delgado and Maurice Denham.

Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurice Denham
Professor Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Inspector Baxter …. Geoffrey Matthews
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
'Tug' Wilson …. Stephen Jack
Mrs Luke …. Noel Hood
Nursing Sister …. Eva Haddon
Janet Marshall …. Elizabeth Proud
Sorensen …. Fraser Kerr
RAF Corporal …. Anthony Hall
Barry …. Glyn Dearman

Special Effects: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1966.

As local bird and animal life dies en masse, Redlow is again threatened by oozing mud.

Tremors in a new town in Kent are the beginning of a bigger subterranean threat.

Following wholesale deaths among local bird and animal life, Redlow is again threatened by oozing mud. Stars Maurice Denham.

Vintage sci-fi from the pen of Victor Pemberton, a writer and script editor on Doctor Who, as well as the brains behind the Sonic Screwdriver.

CAST:

Hugh Deverill, M.P …. Maurice Denham
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Professor Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Inspector Baxter …. Geoffrey Matthews
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
'Tug' Wilson …. Stephen Jack
Mrs Luke …. Noel Hood
Nursing Sister …. Eva Haddon
Janet Marshall …. Elizabeth Proud
Sorensen …. Fraser Kerr
RAF Corporal …. Anthony Hall
Barry …. Glyn Dearman

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1966.

A new town in Kent is threatened by tremors, but there is a bigger subterranean threat.

03Analysis1966022720200812 (BBC7)On the instructions of the dominating MP Hugh Deverill, seismologist, Josef Gomez has been called in to examine earth tremors in Kent.

But the effects of the oozing mud on both people and animals is becoming increasingly evident...

Victor Pemberton's vintage sci-fi serial starring Roger Delgado and Maurice Denham.

Inspector Baxter… Geoffrey Matthews
Sorensen …. Fraser Kerr
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurice Denham
Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
Nursing Sister …. Eva Haddon
Janet Marshall …. Elizabeth Proud
Nurse …. Patricia Leventon
RAF Corporal …. Anthony Hall
'Tug' Wilson …. Stephen Jack
Mrs Wilson …. Miriam Margolyes
AC2 Gibbons …. Nigel Graham

Special Effects: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1966.

Analysis of the mud has disturbing results, and its effect on humans is becoming evident.

Tremors in a new town in Kent are the beginning of a bigger subterranean threat.

Analysis of the mud displays disturbing results, and its effect on humans is becoming increasingly evident.

Vintage sci-fi from the pen of Victor Pemberton, a writer and script editor on Doctor Who, as well as the brains behind the Sonic Screwdriver.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1966.

A new town in Kent is threatened by tremors, but there is a bigger subterranean threat.

04Heart-beat1966030620200813 (BBC7)Redlow’s MP becomes increasingly distant and erratic. Then his old enmity with Professor Gomez surfaces.

Meanwhile scientists who've been examining a sample of mud from the slide get a nasty surprise...

Victor Pemberton's vintage sci-fi serial starring Roger Delgado and Maurice Denham.

Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurice Denham
Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Inspector Baxter …. Geoffrey Matthews
RAF Corporal …. Anthony Hall
'Tug' Wilson …. Stephen Jack
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Nursing Sister …. Eva Haddon
Mrs Wilson …. Miriam Margolyes
Mrs Luke …. Noel Hood

Special Effects: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1966.

Redlow's MP becomes increasingly erratic. His old enmity with Professor Gomez surfaces.

Tremors in a new town in Kent are the beginning of a bigger subterranean threat.

Redlow’s MP becomes increasingly distant and erratic. His old enmity with Professor Gomez surfaces. Stars Maurice Denham.

Vintage sci-fi from the pen of Victor Pemberton, a writer and script editor on Doctor Who, as well as the brains behind the Sonic Screwdriver.

CAST:

Inspector Baxter …. Geoffrey Matthews
RAF Corporal …. Anthony Hall
'Tug' Wilson …. Stephen Jack
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Nursing Sister …. Eva Haddon
Mrs Wilson …. Miriam Margolyes
Mrs Luke …. Noel Hood
Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurice Denham

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1966.

A new town in Kent is threatened by tremors, but there is a bigger subterranean threat.

05Danger Point1966031320200814 (BBC7)The oozing mud begins to surround the new town of Redlow in an apparently organised manner.

The local residents of Kent are increasingly in danger...

Victor Pemberton's vintage sci-fi serial starring Roger Delgado and Maurice Denham.

Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurlce Denham
Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Mrs Luke …. Noel Hood
Janet Marshal …. Elizabeth Proud
Inspector Baxter …. Geoffrey Matthews
Sergeant Johnson …. Wilfred Babbage
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Nursing Sister …. Eva Haddon
Dr Robeson …. Michael Kilgarriff
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
First Journalist …. Anthony Jackson
Second Journalist …. Hector Ross
Third Journalist/Policeman …. Brian Hewlett
RAF Corporal …. Anthony Hall
American Journalist …. Peter Marinker
Vicar …. Noel Howlett
'Tug' Wilson …. Stephen Jack
Mrs Wilson …. Miriam Margolyes

Special Effects: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1966.

The seeping mud begins to surround Redlow in an apparently organised manner.

Tremors in a new town in Kent are the beginning of a bigger subterranean threat.

Vintage sci-fi from the pen of Victor Pemberton, a writer and script editor on Doctor Who, as well as the brains behind the Sonic Screwdriver.

CAST:

Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Mrs Luke …. Noel Hood
Janet Marshal …. Elizabeth Proud
Inspector Baxter …. Geoffrey Matthews
Sergeant Johnson …. Wilfred Babbage
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Nursing Sister …. Eva Haddon
Dr Robeson …. Michael Kilgarriff
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurlce Denham
First Journalist …. Anthony Jackson
Second Journalist …. Hector Ross
Third Journalist/Policeman …. Brian Hewlett
RAF Corporal …. Antnony Hall
American Journalist …. Peter Marinker
Vicar …. Noel Howlett
'Tug' Wilson …. Stephen Jack
Mrs Wilson …. Miriam Margolyes

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1966.

A new town in Kent is threatened by tremors, but there is a bigger subterranean threat.

06Time Limit1966032020200817 (BBC7)As the mysterious mud encroaches even further, the new town of Redlow is declared a Disaster Area and a complete evacuation is underway.

Now even local MP Hugh Deverill is feeling the effects...

Victor Pemberton's vintage sci-fi serial starring Roger Delgado and Maurice Denham.

Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurlce Denham
Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Inspector Baxter …. Geoffrey Matthews
Pilot …. Anthony Jackson
Ground Control …. Brian Hewlett
Sergeant Johnson …. Wilfred Babbage
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Margaret Griffiths, MP …. Joan Matheson
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
RAF Corporal …. Anthony Hall
Mrs Luke …. Noel Hood

Special Effects: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1966.

As the mud encroaches, Redlow is declared a Disaster Area and an evacuation is underway.

Tremors in a new town in Kent are the beginning of a bigger subterranean threat.

07 LASTOut Of The Darkness1966032720200818 (BBC7)Lives and buildings have been endangered by the relentless slide of mud in the new town of Redlow.

Residents have succumbed to its remorseless power.

Unless Professor Gomez finds the solution, it is possible that the whole world could be destroyed...

The gripping conclusion of Victor Pemberton's vintage sci-fi serial starring Roger Delgado and Maurice Denham.

Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurlce Denham
Professor Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Inspector Baxter…. Geoffrey Matthews
Sgt Johnson …. Wilfred Barrage
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
RAF Corporal …. Anthony Hall
Margaret Griffiths, MP …. Joan Matheson
TV Interviewer …. Henry Stamper

Special Effects: The BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Producer: John Tydeman

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1966.

The scientists fighting the mud have one last, desperate plan as it encircles Redlow.

Tremors in a new town in Kent are the beginning of a bigger subterranean threat.

The scientists fighting the encroaching mud have one last, desperate plan as it encircles Redlow.

Vintage sci-fi from the pen of Victor Pemberton, a writer and script editor on Doctor Who, as well as the brains behind the Sonic Screwdriver.

CAST:

Inspector Baxter…. Geoffrey Matthews
Sgt Johnson …. Wilfred Barrage
Dr Ken Richards …. David Spenser
Professor Lippert …. Allan McClelland
Professor Josef Gomez …. Roger Delgado
Professor Landers …. Rolf Lefebvre
Anna Deverill …. Marion Mathie
RAF Corporal …. Anthony Hall
Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurice Denham
Margaret Griffiths, MP …. Joan Matheson
TV Interviewer …. Henry Stamper

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1966.