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.

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:

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

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:

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:

RAF Corporal …. Antnony Hall

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:

Hugh Deverill, MP …. Maurice Denham

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1966.