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The Dark Island: Episode 2 (S1EP2 BBC 15 Jul 1962, Francis Matthews)



Episode 2: The torpedo turned out to be a spy kit with an international flavour. A Finnish passport, British and Swedish money, U.S. services pattern revolvers and East German binoculars. Most mysterious of all was a fragment of sheet music which proved to be from a Hebridean lilt.

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), Douglas Murchie, Alex McCrindle, Alistair Audsley, Wallace Campbell, Morag Forsyth

Writer: Robert Barr / Director: Gerard Glaister

Airdate: 15 Jul 1962 on BBC

Series: The Dark Island Season 1 Episode 2

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