The Break (ITV 31 January 1974 with Robert Shaw and Jack Hedley)

UK / ITV – Yorkshire / 1×60 minute episode / Broadcast Thursday 31 January 1974 @ 8.30pm

Writer: William Fairchild / Designer: Natasha Kroll / Executive Producer: Peter Willes / Director: David Cunliffe

Drama The Break was something of a chiller that focused on psychiatrist Julian Burroughs and his wife Jane who are celebrating their Silver Wedding with a dinner with their closest friend Gerald but the night doesn’t go as planned and terror is soon on the menu.

At the time of filming Mary Ure and Robert Shaw were a real life married couple having met on set in 1963.

Robert Shaw as Giles
Mary Ure as Jane
Jack Hedley as Gerald
Suzan Farmer as Janet
Gerald Sim as Julian
Tony Selby as Crawford