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Guardians, The (ITV 1971, Gwyneth Powell, Edward Petherbridge)

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In scifi drama The Guardians we are in the not too distant future where Britain is in a state of disarray. There has been a major General strike, there is major unemployment the government has collapsed – replaced by a self styled team of experts and somewhat all encompassing police force called The Guardians. The experts running the country are using the slogan ‘Make Britain Great’ despite the fact that they are heading towards totalitarianism.

production details
UK | ITV – London Weekend Television | 13×50 minutes | Broadcast 10 July – 2 October 1971

Creator: Rex Firkin
Theme Music: Wilfred Joseph
Producer: Andrew Brown

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JOHN COLLIN as Tom Weston
GWYNETH POWELL as Clare Weston
CYRIL LUCKHAM as Sir Timothy Hobson
EDWARD PETHERBRIDGE as Christopher Hobson
DAVID BURKE as Dr Benedict
DEREK SMITH as Norman
LYNN FARLEIGH as Eleanor

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