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Department S: The Pied Piper of Hambledown (S1EP4 ITV Tues 30 Sep 1969, with Richard Vernon)



The Pied Piper of Hambledown: LOCATION: Hambledown, Hampshire, England DATE: April 16th

A woman goes to bed early, taking a sedative, to get enough sleep for a beauty contest. When she wakes up the next morning her entire village is deserted. The only clues Department S can find are a man with a shotgun in a home on the outskirts of the village and a freshly-painted mailbox post.

Peter Wyngarde as Jason King
Joel Fabiani as Stewart Sullivan
Rosemary Nicols as Annabelle Hurst
Dennis Alaba Peters as Sir Curtis Seretse
Richard Vernon as Colonel Loring
Gina Warwick as Susan Lewis
Jeremy Young as Doctor Brogan
Peter Lawrence as Harry Lewis
Stanley Beard as Yates
John Kelland as Young Doctor
Susan Broderick as Typist
Raymond Armstrong as Farmer
Fred Wood as Villager (uncredited)

Director: Roy Ward Baker
Writer: Donald James

Airdate: Tuesday 30 September 1969

Season 1, Episode 4