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Miss Adventure (ITV 1964, Hattie Jacques, Jameson Clark)

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Crime drama series Miss Adventure followed the cases of private detective Stacey Smith, who worked for the run down Stanton detective agency. Each story was made up of several episodes.

UK / ITV – ABC / 13×50 minutes / Broadcast 5 July – 13 October 1964 black and white

Creators: Peter Yeldham, Marjorie Yeldham / Producer: Ernest Maxim

regular cast
HATTIE JACQUES as Stacey Smith / JAMESON CLARK as Henry Stanton

THE EPISODES

1. STRANGERS IN PARADISE
6 Part story. Stacey’s first case sees her in Greece and involved in both blackmail and murder.

guest cast
MAURICE KAUFMANN as Andreas / BILL KERR as Max Parish / YVONNE RONAIN

WRITERS: Peter and Marjorie Yeldham
DIRECTOR: Jonathan Alwyn

2. THE VELVET TOUCH
4 Part story. Whilst trying to unmask a conman who only marries women for their money, Stacey gets caught up in
murder.

guest cast
TONY BRITTON as Rodney Stephens / ALAN BROWNING as Roberts / JOHN STONE as Philip Costain / JOHN ARNATT

WRITERS: Peter and Marjorie Yeldham
DIRECTOR: Jonathan Alwyn

3. JOURNEY TO COPENHAGEN
3 Part story. A job tracking conman Alexie Adakov sees Stacey almost stranded off the Danish coast.

guest cast
PAUL WHITSUN-JONES as Alexie Adakov / DAVID DAVIES as Captain Logan / ERIC FLYNN as Hastings

WRITER: Peter Yeldham
DIRECTOR: Jonathan Alwyn

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