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Dick Barton – Special Agent (ITV 1979, Tony Vogel, Anthony Heaton)

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Period action adventure series. Dick Barton is demobbed after six years in the army and sets himself up as an adventurer helping people in need.

UK / ITV – Southern / 26×15 minutes / 6 January – 8 April 1979

Writers: Clive Exton, Julian Bond / Producer: Jon Scoffield

cast
Dick Barton………………………………… TONY VOGEL
Snowey White…………………………….. ANTHONY HEATON
Jock Anderson……………………………. JAMES COSMO
Sir Richard Marley………………………. JOHN GANTREL
Melganik………………………………….. JOHN G. HELLER

THE EPISODES – SHOWN TWICE WEEKLY

1. ADVENTURE ONE (An 8 Part story)
Demobbed after World War II, Dick Barton and Snowy White are asked by an old friend to look into the disappearance of his son and daughter.

guest cast
Virginia Morley…….FIONA FULLERTON
Rex Morley…………KEVIN SHEEHAN
Melganik…………..JOHN G. HELLER

Writer: Clive Exton.
Director: Jon Scoffield

 

2. ADVENTURE TWO (An 8 Part story)
Dick and Snowy help a young girl whose genius father has been kidnapped by a devious German villain.

guest cast
Lucy Cameron………..DEBBIE FARRINGTON
George Cameron………COLIN RIX
Muller……………..GUY DEGHY

Writer: Julian Bond
Director: Jon Scoffield

3. ADVENTURE THREE (A 6 Part story)
Dick and Snowy do battle once more with the deadly Melganik, who has perfected the ultimate weapon.

guest cast
Melganik…………….JOHN G. HELLER
Harold Jenkins……….PETER GODFREY
Aunt Agatha………….STELLA KEMBAL

Writer: Clive Exton
Director: James Hill

 

4. ADVENTURE FOUR (A 4 Part story)
Dick Barton takes on the threat of the Drew Brothers – leaders of the underworld.

guest cast
Amanda Aston………….MARSHA FITZALAN
Dandy Parkes………….TERENCE SEWARD
Ernie Drew……………BERNARD KAY

Writer: Julian Bond
Director: Jon Scoffield

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