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Doomwatch: Deadly Dangerous Tomorrow (S3EP7 BBC1 17 Jul 1972, Lorna Lewis)



Deadly Dangerous Tomorrow: “A bunch of Indians squatting in a tent in St. James’s Park … one of them with malaria? What’s it all about?”

“Deadly Dangerous Tomorrow” is the phrase coined by Ridge when he decides to warn about the dangerous side effects of DDT when used in developing countries. As a publicity stunt, he has an Indian family flown in to camp in the centre of London, but one of them has malaria.

Regular Cast: John Paul (Dr. Spencer Quist), Simon Oates (Dr. John Ridge), John Barron (The Minister), Elizabeth Weaver (Dr. Anne Tarrant), John Bown (Cmdr. Neil Stafford), Joby Blanshard (Colin Bradley), Vivien Sherrard (Barbara Mason)

Guest Cast: Michael Elwyn (Duncan); Ahmad Nagi, Farhat Shamsi, Talib Shamsi, Rahat Shamsi (Indian Family); Madhav Sharma (Hanif Khan), Cec Linder (Senator Connell), Lorna Lewis (Miss Brandon), Maria O’Brien (Susan); Marc Zuber, Bill Ward, John Wyman (Reporters), Renu Setna (His Excellency)

Writer: Martin Worth / Director: Darrol Blake

Airdate: 17 Jul 1972 on BBC1

Series: Doomwatch Season 3 Episode 7

Show Info: Scifi drama series. The Government sets up a special department to counteract unwanted scientific development.