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Plateau of Fear (1961)

Country of Origin: UK
Date(s) of Broadcast: 24 September 1961 - 29 October 1961
Number of Seasons: 1
Total Number of Episodes: 6
Average Episode Running Times: 25 mins
Format: black and white
Sound: mono

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Company: ABC Network Television
Producer: Guy Verney

SCRIPT
Script: Malcolm Stuart Fellows, Sutherland Ross

DIRECTION
Director: Kim Mills

MUSIC
Music: Clive Rogers

DESIGN AND SET CONSTRUCTION
Designers: Roger King, James Douglas

MISCELLANEOUS
Programme Advisor: Mary Field

CAST
John Barron (Dr Miguel Aranda)
Jan Miller (Dr Susan Fraser)
Gerald Flood (Mark Bannerman)
Stewart Guidotti (Peter Blake)
Peter Allenby (Lorca)
Maureen Lindholm (Julietta Aranda)
Ferdy Mayne (General Villagran)
Richard Coleman (Ralph Morton)
Roger Delgado (General Perera)
Cognac the dog

SUMMARY

A nuclear power plant high in the Andes is under attack from a strange monster. A reporter and his young assistant set out to investigate and discover the real reason for all of the acts of sabotage.

EPISODES

Terror at Potencia One (24 September 1961)
Menace in the Night (1 October 1961)
Cavern of Death (8 October 1961)
The Growing Peril (15 October 1961)
The Invisible Shield (22 October 1961)
Slam-Down (29 October 1961)

LINKS

SEQUELS
City Beneath the Sea (1961)
Secret Beneath the Sea (1963)

REFERENCES

BOOKS

The Encyclopaedia of TV Science Fiction (3rd edition) p.326
credits, episode guide

Serials on British Television 1950 - 1994 p.57
credits, episode guide

KEYWORDS

nuclear power plants; monsters; sabotage; military; journalists

 


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