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The Day of the Triffids Episode 1 of 2

The world is struck blind by a solar storm, and millions of man-eating mobile plants are released to roam Britain.

As an expert on the Triffids, Bill Masen knows that salvation rests in the hands of the father he hates, who mutated the Triffids in the first place to produce a green source of oil that the world craves.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 22 Jan 2012 21:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Bill MasenDougray Scott
Jo PlaytonJoely Richardson
TorrenceEddie Izzard
Dennis MasenBrian Cox
DurrantVanessa Redgrave
Walter StrangeEwen Bremner
CokerJason Priestley
Wheelchair LadyRita Davies
Barricade ManJohn White
Father ThomasPhilip Anthony
Doctor KochSteven Elder
Television DirectorSimon Lowe
Blind PolicemanTony Maudsley
AshdownAdam Sinclair
Austrian ReporterKarl Fischer
VronskyPaul Chahidi
DoctorRaji James
Barricade Police SergeantScott Baker
ColonelTim Frances
Michelle BeadleyGenevieve O'Reilly
Girl's MotherClaire-Louise Cordwell
ProducerStephen Smallwood
SusanJenn Murray
Second Hospital MotherMargo Virginia Cargill
HildaLizzie Hopley
TroyTroy Glasgow
Fourth Hospital MotherNatasha Alderslade
Girl in StreetEva Sayer
Man in StreetSimon Naylor
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