TV Timeslip (ITV 1970-1971, Spencer Banks, Cheryl Burfield) Published 3 years ago on August 22, 2016 Timeslip was a very well remembered teen time-travel adventure series that saw Simon Randall and schoolfriend Liz Skinner not only travelling back into the past but also into the future to meet themselves as adults. The series begins with the first 6 part stort the Wrong End of Time with Liz and Simon and Liz’s dad Frank on a caravan holiday a part of a trip involving Frank’s revisiting some of his wartime haunts. A visit to an abandoned ministry of defence site leads to Liz and Simon discovering a “Timeslip” (a gap in the fence at the site) that takes them back to the base as it was in 1940 where they tangle with Nazi villains and the strange Commander Traynor. The second story, The Time of the Ice Box (also told over six episodes) sees them in a frozen future. Across two more serials of seven episodes each (The Year of the Burn Up and The Day of the Clone) the duo find themselves in 1990 where Britain is on the verge of destruction thanks in no small part to Commander Traynor (who is the series Bond-esque villain). Cheryl Burfield as Liz Skinner. Timeslip was also considered pretty on the money when it came to it’s scientist reasonings and even came with introductions from ITN’s (ITV’s news arm) science correspondent Peter Fairley. The series was popular enough to also receive the accolade of a strip in classic kids telly mag Look-In. There was also a tie-in novel, just called Timeslip, published in 1970. Incidentally the series now only exists in black and white. production details UK / ITV – ATV / 26×25 minute episodes / Broadcast 28 September 1970 – 22 March 1971 Creators: Ruth Boswell, James Boswell / Script Editor: Ruth Boswell / Scientific Advisor: Geoffrey Hoyle / Producer: John Cooper cast SPENCER BANKS as Simon Randall CHERYL BURFIELD as Liz Skinner DEREK BENFIELD as Frank Skinner IRIS RUSSELL as Jean Skinner DENIS QUILLEY as Commander Traynor JOHN BARRON as Devereaux ATVCheryl BurfieldDenis QuilleyDerek BenfieldIris RussellITVJohn BarronSciFiSpencer BanksTelefantasyTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in Episodes21 hours ago Miracle Workers: 12 Days (TBS Tues 26 Feb 2019) 12 Days: A troublesome human complicates Craig and Eliza’s plan, while Sanjay attempts to burnish his credentials. With Steve Buscemi,... Episodes21 hours ago Teachers: The Final Robe (TV Land Tues 26 Feb 2019) The Final Robe: Ms. Bennigan has two spots left in her bridal party and the three remaining teachers compete to... Episodes21 hours ago Food Truck Nation: Smoked, Stuffed and Frozen Finds (S1EP8 Tues 26 Feb 2019 on Cooking) Chef Brad Miller visits a food truck in Orange County that has its own custom smoker onboard, then he tries... Episodes21 hours ago The Rookie: Plain Clothes Day (S1EP14 ABC Tues 26 Feb 2019) Plain Clothes Day: The rookies are really put to the test when their training officers accompany them out of uniform... Episodes21 hours ago Hometown Homicide: Local Girl Gone (S1EP2 ID Tues 26 Feb 2019) Local Girl Gone: When 15-year-old high school freshman Danielle Locklear, of Hope Mills, N.C., went missing in March 2014, her... search EPISODES Episodes21 hours ago Lethal Weapon: The Spy Who Loved Me (S3EP15 FOX Tues 26 Feb 2019) The Spy Who Loved Me: When Cole is investigated by the FBI, Murtaugh is forced to question his loyalty to... Episodes21 hours ago NCIS: Crossing the Line (S16EP15 CBS Tues 26 Feb 2019) Crossing the Line: The NCIS team investigates a man overboard fatality from a Navy destroyer at sea. Also, Torres is... Episodes21 hours ago The Voice: The Blind Auditions Premiere, Part 2 (NBC Tues 26 Feb 2019) The Blind Auditions Premiere, Part 2: The “Blind Auditions” continue as superstar coaches Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, Adam Levine and... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 weeks ago Private Worlds (Paramount 1935, Charles Boyer, Claudette Colbert) Charles Boyer stars as the new superintendent of a progressive mental hospital. His apparent coldness first arouses resentment among the... Movies2 weeks ago Yucatán (2018, Luis Tosar, Stephanie Cayo) In farcical comedy Yucatán a pair of white collar thieves compete fiercely against each other trying to steal from an... Movies2 weeks ago The Breaker Upperers (Netflix Fri 15 Feb 2019, Jackie van Beek, Madeleine Sami) Two women run a business breaking up couples for cash but when one develops a conscience their friendship unravels. production... MY TV TONIGHTWhat's on and when. Broadcast, cable and streaming... BRITISH FILM 1930-1990The Viewer's Guide to British Film 1930-1990 Indepth guide to six decades of cinema in the UK.