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Torch (BBC-1 1992 with Judi Dench and Michael Williams)

UK / BBC One – Childrens Film and TV Prod. / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 24 April – 29 May 1992

Writer: William Corlett / Novel: Jill Paton Walsh / Producer/Director: Robin Crichton

Scifi drama serial. In the future when the world has reverted to a more rural way of life, five children help a dying man by embarking on a quest to discover the torch of the Olympic Games.

Some of a Dench/Williams family affair – Judi Dench and Michael Williams were long time married in real life and Finty is their daughter.

cast
JUDI DENCH as Aba
MICHAEL WILLIAMS as Sage
ALTAY LAWRENCE as Nikathlon
GRAHAM McGRATH as Peri
FINTY WILLIAMS as Cal
LYNDON DAVIES as Dio
KATE McGRATH as Cassie
TAYLOR SCIPIO as Ekow
JOHN CARNEY as Guardian
JUAN JOSE PARRILLA as Tinker
BORIVOJ NAVRATIL as Tandor





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