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The Intruder: Norma (S1EP3 ITV Sun 16 Jan 1972, Maggie Don)

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The Intruder Norma ITV 1972 Episode 3

In Norma, the third episode The Intruder, Arnold is spending more time with Jane, his friend Norma Benson (who works as a maid up at the big house) is not impressed. Arnold has other things to worry about though. Sonny aka The Stranger has returned.

Co-writer and director Peter Plummer had also worked on another teen cult favourite with The Owl Service. The Intruder’s source material was the novel by John Rowe Townsend, another of his books, the dystopian Noah’s Castle was adapted in 1980, this series also has a high standing amongst genre fans.

production details
UK / ITV – Granada / 1×25 minute episode / Broadcast Sunday 16 January 1972 at 5.35pm

Series: The Intruder Episode 3 of 8

Writers: Mervyn Haisman, Peter Plummer / Director: Peter Plummer

cast
Maggie Don as Norman Benson
James Bate as Arnold Haithwaite
Jack Woolgar as Ernest Haithwaite
Sheila Ruskin as Jane Ellison
Milton Johns as Sonny