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Legend of Death (BBC 1965, David Andrews, John Phillips)

Scifi drama serial Legend of Death was a reworking of the Theseus and the Minotaur legend. Volunteers sent to an atomic planet on the island of Mitremos are not returning, a young man undertakes a trip to the island to try and find out why.

cast
David Andrews as Theodore
Victor Brooks as Finn
Sarah Lawson as Myra Gargan
James Cossins as Irwin
John Phillips as Edward Gargan
Andrew Sachs as Dr. Zemouron
Gerald Sim as Edgarsund
Sheila Hammond as Francesca
Chris Tranchell as Daniel Spencer

crew details
Writer: Brian Hayles
Story Editor: Roger Parkes
Producer: Alan Bomley
Director: Gerald Blake

production details
Country: UK
Studio: BBC One
Duration: 5×25 minute episodes
Aired From: 19 July – 16 August 1965

THE EPISODES
1. THE GOLDEN INTRUDER (19 Jul 65)
2. JOURNEY INTO DANGER (26 Jul 65)
3. THE MOVING MAZE (2 Aug 65)
4. THE BLACK RETURN (9 Aug 65)
5. THE DEATH SWITCH (16 Aug 65)





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