Thriller serial Catspaw was an exciting tale about a group of Australian mercenaries who are hired to recover a stolen helicopter. Tim Keppel, an RAF officer seconded to the RAAF had gone missing with the copter and Flight Lt Harry Sawtell led the team trying to find it.
Essenden Airport (close to Melbourne) was used as the airbase location.
Australia / ABC / 7×30 minute episodes / 1978 (First Episode Broadcast: 2 June)
Writer: Ted Roberts / Executive Producer: Oscar Whitbread / Music: Brian May and the Melbourne Show Band
PETER SUMNER as Harry Sawtell
ROWENA WALLACE as Kate Keppel
WARWICK SIMS as Tim Keppel
JOHN DIEDRICH as Bailey
GUS MERCURIO as The Colonel
JOHN STANTON as Corrigan
MICHAEL BROOKS as Jones