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Oil Strike North: Quiet Day (S1EP2 BBC One 2 Sep 1975, Barbara Shelley)

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Quiet Day: The sea, flat calm. Perfect drilling weather – a rare occurrence in the North Sea. A vital piece of equipment swings beneath a helicopter. An airlift to the rig, Nelson One. Suddenly a dense bank of fog envelopes both rig and helicopter.

Regular Cast: Nigel Davenport (Fraser), Michael Whitney (Frank Ward), Angela Douglas (Julie Ward), Barbara Shelley (Elaine Smythe), Callum Mill (Angus Gallacher), Andrew Robertson (Donald Cameron), Angela Cheyne (Shona Campbell),

Guest Cast: Maurice Roëves, Patrick Westwood, Jon Glover, David Millett, Peter Davidson, Terry Bale, Tony Sibbald, Denis Cleary, Derek Anders, Ray Roberts

Writers: David Pursall, Jack Seddon / Director: Michael Hayes

Airdate: 2 Sep 1975 on BBC One Two

Series: Oil Strike North Season 1 Episode 2

Show Info: 13 part BBC drama series about the men and women working for international oil company Triumph Oil.