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Danger Island (ITV 1967, Mervyn Joseph, Robert Gillespie)

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Danger Island ITV Drama Mervyn Joseph Eric Barker

In tense family thriller serial Danger Island 12 year old Nicholas (Mervyn Joseph), on holiday abroad with his parents overhears a plot by two foreigners to assassinate their country’s leader.

Mervyn Joseph was making his TV debut as Nicholas (although he had appeared in a TV commercial for milk).

Cast: Mervyn Joseph as Nicholas; Robert Gillespie as Jose Sirena; Araby Lockhart as Mrs Ridout; Nicholas Smith as Sergeant Marena; Bruno Barnabe as Inspector Molina; Norman Mitchell as Augustus Jones; Pearl Hackney as Mother; Garard Green as Father; Neville Barber as Major Herve de Sang; Eric Barker as The President

Writer: John Gray / Music: Ron Grainer / Production Design: John Dilly / Director: John Braybon

UK / ITV – Southern / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 6 July – 10 August 1967

THE EPISODES
1. THE CONSPIRATORS
2. THE HOLIDAY CONTINUES
3. HELP WANTED
4. CAPTURED
5. THE ASSASSIN
6. ALL AT SEA