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A mysterious alien force takes its toll on the women of a rural village. Stars Pauline Yates and Charles Kay.

The mystery deepens when all the residents of the rural village of Midwich suddenly fall into a state of unconsciousness...

The classic 1957 sci-fi novel by John Wyndam (1903-1969) adapted in three-parts by William Ingram.

Colonel Bernard Westcott ...... Charles Kay
Richard Gayford ...... William Gaunt
Gordon Zellaby ...... Manning Wilson
Angela Zellaby ...... Pauline Yates
Janet Gayford ...... Rosalind Adams
Ferrelyn Zellaby ...... Jenny Quayle
Alan Hughes ...... Gordon Dulieu
Doctor Willers ...... Hugh Dickson
Vicar Leebody ...... William Ingram
Colonel Latcher ...... Garard Green
Captain Beamish ...... Martin Bansley
Group Captain Harding ...... Peter Tuddenham
Chief Constable ...... Ronald Baddiley
Pilot ...... Alex Jennings
PC ...... David Peart
Base Controller ...... Edward Cast

Music specially composed by Roger Limb of the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

Director: Gordon House

First broadcast on the BBC World Service in December 1982.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 30 Sep 2019 00:30

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