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The Doombolt Chase: Escape To Danger (S1EP2 ITV 19 Mar 1978, Peter Vaughan)



Escape To Danger: The three friends escape their pursuers, sail through a naval minefiled and encounter a mysterious unmanned ship. A house in a fishing village is also deserted – but the man they seek has left a clue in code.

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: Rex Holdsworth

Writer: Don Houghton / Director: Robert Fuest

Airdate: 19 Mar 1978 on ITV

Series: The Doombolt Chase Season 1 Episode 2

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.