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Torch (BBC Scifi, Judi Dench, Michael Williams)

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Scifi drama serial Torch was set in the future when the world has reverted to a more rural way of life, five children help a dying man by embarking on a quest to discover the torch of the Olympic Games.

Something of a Dench/Williams family affair – Judi Dench and Michael Williams were long time married in real life and Finty is their daughter.

Cast: JUDI DENCH as Aba; MICHAEL WILLIAMS as Sage; ALTAY LAWRENCE as Nikathlon; GRAHAM McGRATH as Peri; FINTY WILLIAMS as Cal; LYNDON DAVIES as Dio; KATE McGRATH as Cassie; TAYLOR SCIPIO as Ekow; JOHN CARNEY as Guardian; JUAN JOSE PARRILLA as Tinker; BORIVOJ NAVRATIL as Tandor

Writer: William Corlett / Novel: Jill Paton Walsh / Producer and Director: Robin Crichton

UK / BBC One – Childrens Film and TV Prod. / 6×30 minute episodes / Broadcast 24 April – 29 May 1992