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Doomwatch: Enquiry (S3EP8 BBC1 24 Jul 1972, )

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Enquiry: “The toxic particles are released in the form of an aerosol … it makes it possible to defeat an enemy army without inflicting any casualties on them or on the civilian population.”

Quist and Anne Tarrant are alerted to the potential dangers of a laboratory where new weapons are being developed for the military, and a new nerve gas may not be kept under the safe conditions that are claimed.

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

Guest Cast: Jack Tweddle (Mike Clark), Malcolm Johns (Tractor Driver), Michael Forrest (Dr. Evans), Margaret Ashcroft (Dr. Margery Becker), Eddie Doyle (Dr. O’Dell), Barrie Cookson (Colonel Jones), Ann Curthoys (Susan Lewis), Michael Keating (Stephen Grigg), James Ottaway (Mr. Clark)

Writer: John Gould / Director: Pennant Roberts

Airdate: 24 Jul 1972 on BBC1

Series: Doomwatch Season 3 Episode 8

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