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The Man Outside: The Last Target (S1EP1 BBC One 12 May 1972, Michael Redgrave)



The Last Target: ” … People die all the time, every minute of the day, in every part of the world and in every conceivable manner …”. The words of Erik Fritsch, retired assassin, called back to kill his last target.

Regular Cast: Rupert Davies (Baker)

Guest Cast: Michael Redgrave (Erik Fritsch), Rose Power (Landlady), Philip Madoc (Willy Karlweis), Scott Fredericks (Paul Kautner), David Garfield (Ernst Wernicke), Ann Todd (Leni Fritsch), Brian Cobby (TV Commentator)

Writer: Brian Tolka / Director: George Spenton-Foster

Airdate: 12 May 1972 on BBC One Two

Series: The Man Outside Season 1 Episode 1

Show Info: Anthology series of individual stories tied together by the notion of a “fear of the unknown”. Former Maigret star Rupert Davies acted as host and appeared in some of them too.