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Borderers, The (BBC-2 1968-1970, Iain Cuthbertson, Joseph Brady)

The Borderers Michael Gambon

Period action adventure drama series The Borderers set on the Anglo-Scottish border in the 16th Century where Sir Walter Ker of Cessford did his best to maintain law and order. 8 Episodes from season one still exist but none from season two are still around.

Guest stars included Moray Watson, Edward Judd, Alethea Charlton, John Thaw, Michael Sheard, Alex Norton, Roy Boyd, Robin Askwith, Andrew Keir, Maurice Roeves and Norman Rossington.

production details
UK / BBC Two / 26x50m-e / Broadcast 21 December 1968 – 31 March 1970

Creator: Bill Craig / Script Editor: Martin Worth / Music: David Lord / Producers: Peter Graham-Scott, Anthony Coburn

cast
IAIN CUTHBERTSON as Sir Walter Ker of Cessford
JOSEPH BRADY as Rab
MICHAEL GAMBON as Gavin Ker
EDITH MACARTHUR as Margaret
IAN McCULLOCH as Robin Graham (Season One)
ROSS CAMPBELL as Jamie Ker
NELL BRENNAN as Agnes Ker
RUSSELL WATERS as Pringle (Season 2)
EILEEN NICHOLAS as Agnes Ker (Season 2)
JAMES GARBUTT as Rab (Season 2)

THE EPISODES
SEASON ONE 31 December 1968 – 25 March 1969
1. VENGEANCE (31 Dec 68)
2. TRUCE (7 Jan 69)
3. WITCH-HUNT (14 Jan 69)
4. TREASON (21 Jan 69)
5. FUGITIVE (28 Jan 69)
6. STRANGER (4 Feb 69)
7. HERO (11 Feb 69)
8. BLOODFEUD (18 Feb 69)
9. GIANT (25 Feb 69)
10. WEDLOCK (4 Mar 69)
11. OUTLAW (11 Mar 69)
12. JUSTICE (18 Mar 69)
13. DISPOSSESSED (25 Mar 69)

SEASON TWO 6 Jan 1970 – 31 Mar 1970
1. THE SIEGE OF COCKLAWS (6 Jan 70)
2. SURVIVAL DAY (13 Jan 70)
3. SNATCH (20 Jan 70)
4. WHAT A VENGEANCE UPON ENGLAND (27 Jan 70)
5. AMONG THE EAGLES (3 Feb 70)
6. PLOT COUNTERPLOT (10 Feb 70)
7. THE QUACKSALVER (17 Feb 70)
8. TO THE GALLOWS TREE (24 Feb 70)
9. A WOMAN OR AN EPITAPH (3 Mar 70)
10. HOSTAGE (10 Mar 70)
11. WHERE THE WHITE LILLIES GROW (17 Mar 70)
12. THE TERROR OF THE MARCH (24 Mar 70)
13. THE SEA-COLE MAN (31 Mar 70)





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