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Episode Guide
The Night People
 
Screenplay by
DONALD JAMES
 
Directed by
ROBERT ASHER
 
 
The super-humans come up against the supernatural in a drama with very sinister implications…
 
 
Strange things befall Sharron Macready (ALEXANDRA BASTEDO) when she goes on vacation to Cornwall and becomes suspicious of happenings at the local Manor, Trennick House. She telephones Craig (STUART DAMON) and Richard (WILLIAM GAUNT) for help—but by the time they arrive, she has disappeared.
 
The landlord of the local inn, Porth (DAVID LODGE), denies all knowledge of her, though he agrees that there is a Miss S. Macready staying there. But she is a completely different person (ANNE SHARP)—a masquerade all part of the strange plot that gradually unfolds.
 
Douglas Trennick (TERENCE ALEXANDER) admits that Sharron—the real Sharron—asked to look over the house, but says he hasn’t seen her since. His wife (ADRIENNE CORRI), however, is acting very oddly: she seems to be interested in nothing but witchcraft, which is rife in the area.
 
A check with the local government office reveals that Trennick holds a controlling interest in a local uranium mine, the shares of which have slumped since the Government decided to ban nuclear tests.
 
Craig and Richard decide to search Trennick House where Sharron is, in fact, being held prisoner because of her unwanted curiosity and where Trennick, aided by Porth and the duplicate Sharron, is plotting treason. He has already printed copies of a false White Paper announcing that the Government intends to resume nuclear tests. He plans to switch these for copies of a White Paper due to be released in a few days’ time and thus plunge the world into another nuclear-testing race and cause a demand for uranium. His shares will then soar.
 
While Craig and Richard deal with Trennick and his gang, Sharron overpowers Mrs. Trennick, a self-confessed white witch...
 
 
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PRODUCTION
 
Series created by
Monty Berman
and Dennis Spooner
 
© Copyright Incorporated Television Co. Ltd. MCMLXVII
 
 
Stuart Damon
 
Alexandra Bastedo
 
William Gaunt
 
Anthony Nicholls
 
 
Craig Stirling
 
Sharron Macready
 
Richard Barrett
 
Tremayne
 
 
Terence Alexander
 
Adrienne Corri
 
David Lodge
 
Anne Sharp
 
Michael Bilton
 
Walter Sparrow
 
Jerold Wells
 
Frank Thornton
 
 
Douglas Trennick
 
Mrs. Trennick
 
Porth
 
Jane Soames
 
Dan
 
George Whetlor
 
Hoad
 
Clerk
 
 
Associate Producer
 
Director of photography
 
Art director
 
Editor
 
 
Johnny Goodman
 
Frank Watts
 
Charles Bishop
 
Inman Hunter
 
 
Musical director
 
Theme composed by
 
Post-production supervisor
 
Production manager
 
Casting
 
Stunt arranger
 
 
Edwin Astley
 
Tony Hatch
 
Philip Aizlewood
 
Malcolm Chistopher
 
John Owen
 
Bill Sawyer
 
 
Sound editor
 
Sound recordists
 
 
Music editor
 
Associate art director
 
Set dresser
 
Construction manager
 
 
Russ Hill
 
Len Shilton
Claude Hitchcock
 
Alan Willis
 
John Graysmark
 
Brian Rider
 
Bill Greene
 
 
Second unit director
 
Second unit cameraman
 
Camera operator
 
Assistant director
 
Continuity
 
Special effects
 
 
John Hough
 
James Allen
 
John Winbolt
 
Ken Baker
 
Valery Norman
 
Sid Pearson
 
 
Scenic artist
 
Production buyer
 
Make-up supervisor
 
Hairdressing
 
Wardrobe supervisor
 
Supervising electrician
 
 
A.J. Van Montagu
 
Sid Palmer
 
Gerry Fletcher
 
Michael Jones
 
Laura Nightingale
 
Ted Hallows
 
 
The Champions
 
Made on location and at
ASSOCIATED BRITISH ELSTREE STUDIOS
ENGLAND.
 
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