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The Chimes of Big Ben - Part 2/2

Number 6 takes Number 8 to be a kindred spirit and, together, they plan an audacious escape from The Village. Stars Mark Elstob.

Number 6 takes Number 8 to be a kindred spirit and, together, they plan an audacious escape from The Village...

The original 17-episode TV series of The Prisoner created intrigue and controversy in equal measure when it first aired in the UK in 1967. In a taut psychological spy thriller, the main character, dehumanised as ‘Number 6’, has committed no crime, save for having resigned from some unspecified branch of the British Secret Service. His prison is a heavily guarded coastal village.

Under constant surveillance, Number 6 can trust no-one and relentlessly works to establish who his captors are, a seemingly impossible task when the most senior figure he encounters – Number 2 – changes frequently...

Mark Elstob stars as Agent ZM73 aka Number 6, with Michael Cochrane as Number Two, Kristina Buikaite as Number 8, Helen Goldwyn as the Village Voice, Barnaby Edwards as Danvers and Nicholas Briggs as the Conductor.

Other parts played by members of the cast.

Music - Jamie Robertson
Script Editor - Jamie Anderson

Written and directed by Nicholas Briggs.

A Big Finish Production - based on the classic ITV series.

40 minutes

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