UK / ITV Network-ATV / 26×30 minute -episodes / 2 October 1970- 26 March 1971
Creator/Script Editor: Ruth Boswell / Designer: Michael Eve / Producer: John Cooper / Scientific Advisor: Geoffrey Hoyle
Children’s scifi drama series. Two teenagers, Liz Skinner and Simon Randall discover a “time barrier” which leads to them having adventures if different time zones. Timeslip is one of the most fondly remembered series of all from the golden age of children’s TV, the duo found themselves both in the near future (1990) and the past (their first time through the barrier finds them in 1940. Although filmed in colour episodes 22 and 23 are in black and white because of a technicians strike at the time. For more details see the episode guide here.
With:- SPENCER BANKS as Simon Randall / CHERYL BURFIELD as Liz Skinner / DEREK BENFIELD as Frank Skinner / IRIS RUSSELL as Jean Skinner / DENIS QUILLEY as Commander Traynor