Episodes

Target: Vandraggers (BBC-1 14 Oct 1977)

Target

In Vandraggers Hackett and Bonney are on the trail of a pair of vicious truck hijackers who are targetting an electronics firm, when the pair go missing the trail runs out at an electronics shop close to a major bank. Hackett wants to know why the owner is so keen to be rid of the police?

David Daker, best remembered as Harry from Boon has the meatiest role here as a take no prisoners villain who wipes out the two hijackers (one of whom is played by a young Phil Davis) in order to prevent them spilling the beans about a planned bank heist.

production details
UK | BBC1

RUNNING TIME: 50 minutes | AIRDATE: 14 October 1977

WRITERS: Bernie Cooper, Francis Megahy | DIRECTOR: Francis Megahy

Series: Target Season 1 Episode 5

cast
PATRICK MOWER as Hackett
PHILIP MADOC as Tate
BRENDAN PRICE as Bonney
VIVIEN HEILBRON as Colbert
DAVID DAKER as Mike Ansell
BERNARD SPEAR as Tyler
ANIA MARSON as Ros
PHILIP DAVIS as Ray
BILLY HAMON as Terry
PETER BIRREL as Eric Gill
COLIN EDWYNN as Finch
IVOR ROBERTS as Bank Manager
MARTIN READ as Police Sergeant
PETER HOLT as Reg Butler
KENNETH WALLER as Warehouse Transport Manager
ROBERT FARRANT as Kenny
EDDIE POWELL as Doug
FRANK HENSON as Eddy
NICK HOBBS as Truck Driver