Brendon Chase (ITV 1981, Howard Taylor, Craig McFarlane)

Brendon Chase ITV 1981

Period children’s drama serial Brendon Chase was set in 1925 and followed the adventures of three brothers who initially live with their wealthy aunt but run off to live as “outlaws” in the woods of Brendon Chase after they cause mischief at a tea party she is giving.

The trio learn to survive in the wild, whilst trying to evade the police and reporter Monica Hurling.

production details
UK / ITV – Southern / 13×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 31 December 1980 – 25 March 1981

Writer: James Andrew Hall / Book: BB / Music: Paul Lewis performed by James Galway / Producer and Director: David Cobham

Howard Taylor as John
Craig McFarlane as Robin
Paul Erangey as Harold
Rosalie Crutchley as Aunt Ellen
Michael Balfour as Rumbold
Simone Francis as Hannah
Liza Goddard as Monica Hurling
Michael Robbins as Police Sergeant Bunting
Christopher Biggins as Reverend Whiting
Hilary Mason as Miss Holcombe

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