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The Dark Island: Episode 1 (S1EP1 BBC 8 Jul 1962, Robert Hardy)

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Episode 1: A strange ‘torpedo’ is found on the Atlantic shore of a lonely island in the Outer Hebrides, and in the attempt to defuse it a surprising discovery is made.

Regular Cast: Robert Hardy (Nicolson), Francis Matthews (Grant), Angela Browne (Mary Somers), Cyril Luckham (Brigadier), Bryden Murdoch (Ian McLeod), William Sherwood (Colonel Jamieson), Michael Golden (Swanson), Edward Jewesbury (George Hammond)

Guest Cast: Denis Holmes (Major Williams), Walter Carr (Davy McNeil), John Forbes-Robertson, James Copeland, Angus Martin, Morag Forsyth, Douglas Murchie, Alistair Audsley, Alex McCrindle, John Shedden

Writer: Robert Barr / Director: Gerard Glaister

Airdate: 8 Jul 1962 on BBC

Series: The Dark Island Season 1 Episode 1

Show Info: Six part BBC scifi thriller set on the Outer Hebridean island of Benbecula.