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Counterstrike (BBC-1 1969 with Jon Finch and Sarah Brackett)

UK / BBC One / 10×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 8 September – 10 November 1969

Creator: Tony Williamson / Script Editor: David Rolfe / Producer: Patrick Alexander

SciFi drama series. An alien from another planet is on Earth trying to stop another alien race from gaining a foothold.

One episode of this series called ‘Out of Mind’ has never been shown and is believed wiped or lost. The BBC had also previously tried out the idea in 1966 go so far as to film a pilot which as never transmitted. Barrie Ingham took the title role as a character called Martin Cain.

cast
JON FINCH as Simon King
SARAH BRACKETT as Mary
KATIE FITZROY as Control