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Sierra Nine (ITV 1963 with Max Kirby and David Summer)

UK / ITV – Associated Rediffusion / 13×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 7 May – 30 July 1963 black and white

Writer: Peter Hayes / Director: Marc Miller

Family Scifi adventure series. A special organisation is set up to counteract anything that is threatening the Earth.

Nicely adventurous typical early sixties fare of secret formulas, vital accelerator units and the like.

There were four individual stories making up the series, 1. The Brain Machine (A 4 part story) / 2. The Man Who Shook The World (A 3 part story) / 4. The Elixir of Life (A 2 part story) / 4. The Q-Radiation (A 4 part story).

cast
MAX KIRBY as Sir Willoughby Dodd
DAVID SUMMER as Dr Peter Chance
DEBORAH STANFORD as Anna Parsons
HAROLD KASKET as The Baron
JACK MAY as Father Gabriel
PETER HALLIDAY as Dr John Quendon
RODNEY BEWES as Tom Batley