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Codename: The Quickness of the Hand (S1EP8 BBC One 26 May 1970, Richard Heffer)



The Quickness of the Hand: Philip West misses his opportunity to abduct the scientist Rena Szarvos en route to a conference. He is compelled to attempt the oldest approach – seduction. But others have similar ideas.

Regular Cast: Clifford Evans (Sir Iain Dalzell), Anthony Valentine (Philip West), Alexandra Bastedo (Diana Dalzell), Brian Peck (Culliford)

Guest Cast: Deborah Stanford, David Simeon, Barry Dennen, Guy Deghy, Richard Heffer, Olaf Pooley

Writer: Colin Free / Director: Viktors Ritelis

Original Airdate: 26 May 1970 on BBC One
Series: Codename Season 1 Episode 8