Chimera (ITV 1991, John Lynch, Kennth Cranham)

In excellent four part scifi tinged thriller serial Chimera a journalist finds himself in a nightmare world when he investigates the covering up of a massacre at a secret research clinic and it’s apparent link with a maniac who seems to be loose in the wilds of Cumbria.

cast
JOHN LYNCH as Peter Carson
KENNETH CRANHAM as Hennessy
CHRISTINE KAVANAGH as Alison Wells
EMER GILLESPIE as Nurse Tracy Pickford
GEORGE COSTIGAN as Schaffer
DOUGGIE MANN as Chad
SEBASTIAN SHAW as Dr Liawski
PETER ARMITAGE as Sgt Crichton
DAVID NEILSON as Mr Gaskell
PIP TORRENS as Windeler
GARY MAVERS as Forester
GILLIAN BARGE as Dr Horsley
DAVID CALDER as Dr Jenner

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crew details
Writer: Stephen Gallagher
Music: Nigel Hess
Producer: Lawrence Gordon Clark
Director: Nick Gilliot

production details
Country: UK
Network and Production Companies: ITV – Anglia – Zenith
Duration: 4×50 minute episodes
Aired From: 7 – 28 July 1991

Alastair James is the editor in chief for Memorable TV. He has been involved in media since his university days. Alastair is passionate about television, and some of his favourite shows include Line of Duty, Luther and Traitors. He is always on the lookout for hot new shows, and is always keen to share his knowledge with others.