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Doomwatch: Train and De-train (S1EP10 BBC1 20 Apr 1970, George Baker)



Train and De-train: Doomwatch look into the mass extermination of wildlife in Somerset, and the person to blame appears, to Wren’s horror, to be Ellis, his old tutor. But as Ellis finds himself slowly pushed out of his job by American ‘de-training’ methods, suspicion slowly falls on Mitchell’s firm.

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: George Baker (Mitchell), David Markham (Ellis), Mark Sinclair (Boy), Peter Whitaker (Ministry Inspector), Ron Gregory (Guard), Bill Wilde (Branston), Patricia Maynard (Miss Sephton), Rosemary Turner (Miss Jones), Brian Badcoe (Stephens)

Writer: Don Shaw / Director: Vere Lorrimer

Airdate: 20 Apr 1970 on BBC1

Series: Doomwatch Season 1 Episode 10

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