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The Doombolt Chase: Death Beacon (S1EP3 ITV 26 Mar 1978, John Woodnutt)



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Death Beacon: The trio continue to evade their pursuers. They examine the map and decide to investgate Scudmoor – does the dark Gothic mansion hold the key to the Doombolt mystery?

Regular Cast: Richard Willis (Peter), Peter Vaughan (Captain Hatfield), Frederick Jaeger (Commander Vallance), Donald Burton (Commander Wheeler), Andrew Ashby (Richard), Shelley Crowhurst (Lucy), Gordon Salkilld (P. O. Parker)

Guest Cast: John Woodnutt (Spencer), George Coulouris (Bayard), Howard Goorney, Eric Young

Writer: Don Houghton / Director: Peter Graham Scott

Airdate: 26 Mar 1978 on ITV

Series: The Doombolt Chase Season 1 Episode 3

Show Info: Six part family action adventure serial made by HTV for the ITV Network. Richard Wheeler and two of his friends, Pete and Lucy, attempt to discover what was behind his Royal Navy Captain father’s ramming of another boat at seas (an act which caused his father to be put in Naval jail) and discover a foreign plot involving nuclear missiles.