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Quiller (BBC Drama, Michael Jayston, Moray Watson)



Spy drama series detailing the cases of tough secret agent Quiller (Michael Jayston) who worked for a specialist government section called The Bureau. The existence of which is kept a closely guarded secret.

The character of Quiller appears in the spy novels of Adam Hall and there was also a 1966 feature film called The Quiller Memorandum which starred George Segal.

Quite a high profile series it has been completely forgotten about today, writers were goog quality including the likes of Brian Clemens, Michael J. Bird, Anthony Read and Roger Parkes. Guest stars were well known too and included Sinead Cusack, Ed Bishop, Prunella Gee, Nigel Stock, Isla Blair, Richard Heffer, Richard Johnson, Patrick Magee, George Cole, Lee Montague and Celia Gregory.

Cast: Michael Jayston as Quiller; Moray Watson as Angus Kinloch

Creator and Producer: Peter Graham Scott / Stories: Adam Hall / Script Editor: John Maynard / Theme Music: Richard Denton and Martin Cook

UK / BBC One – Twentieth Century Fox / 13×50 minute episodes / Broadcast 29 August – 28 November 1975