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Codename Icarus (BBC Scifi, Barry Angel, Jack Galloway)



Children’s scifi drama serial Codename Icarus saw child maths prodigy Martin Smith (Barry Angel) being sent to a school for gifted children where he discovers that the children are being used under hypnosis in a sinister military project.

Cast: Barry Angel (Martin Smith), Jack Galloway (Andy Rutherford), Debbie Farrington (Sue Kleiner), Gorden Kaye (Frank Broadhurst), Peter Cellier (Sir Hugh Francis), Philip Locke (John Doll), John Malcolm (Edward Froelich), Geoffrey Collins (Peter Farley), Ray Mort (Mr Smith), Sonia Fraser (Mrs Smith)

Writer: Richard Cooper / Designer: Marjorie Pratt / Producer: Paul Stone / Director: Marilyn Fox

UK / BBC One / 5×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 1981