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Doomwatch: Survival Code (S1EP13 BBC1 11 May 1970, Ray Brooks)



Survival Code: An object is washed up near Byfield Regis pier on the South Coast as the RAF search for a plane which has ditched with three nuclear devices on board. To Geoff and Sam, the object seems to be a weather detecting device, so they start to strip it down for spare parts …
“I’ve done it! ….
“There’s another wire.”
“Don’t pull it! Follow it back to the terminal!”

Regular Cast: John Paul (Doctor Spencer Quist), Joby Blanshard (Colin Bradley), Simon Oates (Doctor John Ridge), Robert Powell (Tobias Wren), Wendy Hall (Pat Hunnisett),

Guest Cast: Ray Brooks (Geoff Harker), Hamilton Dyce (Minister), Tommy Godfrey (Sam Billings), Donald Morley (Air Commodore Parks), Colin Rix (Wing Commander), Stephanie Turner (Toni Harker), Robert Cartland (Commander Sefton), Edwin Brown (Len White), John Dawson (Chief Supt. Charles), David St. John (First Man on Pier).

Writer: Kit Pedler and Gerry Davis / Director: Hugh David

Airdate: 11 May 1970 on BBC1

Series: Doomwatch Season 1 Episode 13

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