CTVA UK - "Department 'S' (1969-70) starring Joel Fabiani, Peter Wyngarde, Rosemary Nichols

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Department S (ITC) (1969-70)    -    Jason King (ITC) (1971-72)
 
Department 'S' (1969-70)
   Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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references:
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DEPARTMENT 'S'

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Scoton production
in association with
Incorporated Television Company Ltd (ITC)(Lew Grade)
Made on Location and at Associated British Elstree Studios, England
Created by Monty Berman and Dennis Spooner
Produced by Monty Berman

UK Crime Adventure series 1969-70 28 episodes x 60 min color (35mm film)

starring:
Joel Fabiani as Stewart Sullivan
Peter Wyngarde as Jason King
Rosemary Nicols as Annabelle Hurst
Dennis Alaba Peters as Sir Curtis Seretse, their boss
recurring:
Dennis Price as Sir Brian
Ronald Lacey as Ryland
Ann Sharp as Nicola Harvester

Spin-off/ Follow-up series  Jason King (ITC) (1971-72) staring Peter Wynegarde 26 episodes

writers included:-
Gerald Kelsey, Philip Broadley, Terry Nation, Donald James, Tony
Williamson, Leslie Darbon, Harry H. Junkin, Dennis Spooner, Robert Banks Stewart.

"Department S" theme music by Edwin Astley

################ Department S ################
############# season 1 Spring 1969 ###########
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(9Mar69 - 27Apr69) 8 episodes

1.1 [--] Department S: SIX DAYS
prod. no. 5101N / 9-Mar-1969
Screenplay by Gerald Kelsey
Directed by Cyril Frankel
Guest Cast:
Bernard Horsfall ........ Captain Carter
Marion Mathie ........... Lady Hallet
Peter Bowles ............ Borowitsch
Peter Bromilow .......... Walsham
Geoffrey Chater ......... Peck
Charles Houston ......... Stevens
Al Mancini .............. Durres
Tony Steedman ........... Hallet
Geraldine Moffatt ....... Janet
Robert Rietty ........... Pilot
John Gabriel ............ Air Traffic Controller

1.2 [--] Department S: THE TROJAN TANKER (end -verified on film)
prod. no. 5102E / 16-Mar-1969
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by Ray Austin
Director of Photography, Frank Watts
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Patricia Haines ......... Veronica Bray
Simon Oates ............. Taylor
Bill Nagy ............... Paolo Cortoli
Fredric Abbott .......... Johnson
Michael Balfour ......... Eccles
John Serret ............. Croupier
Monika Dietrich ......... Fausta
Larry Taylor ............ French Driver
Penny Bird .............. Eccles' Girlfriend
Synopsis:
The Department investigates an ingeniously converted petrol tanker.

1.3 [--] Department S: A CELLAR FULL OF SILENCE
prod. no. 5116A / 23-Mar-1969
Screenplay by Terry Nation
Directed by John Gilling
Guest Cast:
Edward Brayshaw .......... Victor Kent
Denise Buckley ........... Libby Spear
Frank Forsyth ............ Norman Fowler
Paul Whitsun-Jones ....... Martin Kyle
Brian Oulton ............. Doctor Davis
Brandon Brady ............ Tronson
Robin Hawdon ............. Pally

1.4 [--] Department S: THE PIED PIPER OF HAMBLEDOWN (verified on film)
30-Mar-1969
Produced by Monty Berman/ Executive Story Consultant, Dennis Spooner
Screenplay by Donald James
Directed by Roy Ward Baker
Director of Photography, Frank Watts
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Richard Vernon ......... Colonel Loring
Gina Warwick ........... Susan Lewis
Jeremy Young ........... Doctor Brogan
Peter Lawrence ......... Harry Lewis
Stanley Beard .......... Yates
John Kelland ........... Young Doctor
Susan Broderick ........ Typist
Raymond Armstrong ...... Farmer
Synopsis:
The team investigate the disappearance of all but one of the inhabitants
of a picturesque village.

1.5 [--] Department S: ONE OF OUR AIRCRAFT IS EMPTY (verified on film)
6-Apr-1969
Produced by Monty Berman/ Executive Story Consultant, Dennis Spooner
Screenplay by Tony Williamson
Directed by Paul Dickson
Director of Photography, Frank Watts
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Anton Rodgers ......... Terrell
Basil Dignam .......... Howard Finch
Gillian Lewis ......... Julia Howarth
Angela Lovell ......... Jane Kilverton
John Gabriel .......... George Grant
Edina Ronay ........... Miss Simms
Robert Russell ........ Chalmers
Janet Key ............. Jean
Andre Charise ......... Waiter
Alan Hockey ........... Mechanic
Roger Avon ............ 1st Maintenance Man
Synopsis:
An aircraft landing at Heathrow Airport asks for an automatic landing - despite the fact that it is a perfect day.
The mystery deepens when the plane is found to be empty

1.6 [--] Department S: THE MAN IN THE ELEGANT ROOM
prod. no. 5118B / 13-Apr-1969
Screenplay by Terry Nation
Directed by Cyril Frankel
Guest Cast:
Stratford Johns ........ Paul Trenton
Toby Robins ............ Selina Trenton
Juliet Harmer .......... Trish
Martin Boddey .......... Harry Finch
Clive Colin Bowler ..... Danny Terrill
John Hallam ............ Doug Martin
Peter Reynolds ......... Steven Radlett
Anne Blake ............. Professor Bryant
Michael Robbins ........ Burton
Peter Brett ............ Secretary to Seretse
Tony Caunter ........... Male Nurse
Frank Gatliff .......... Police Inspector
Maggie Kimberly ........ Jason's Companion

1.7 [--] Department S: HANDICAP DEAD (verified on film)
prod. no 5117B / 20-Apr-1969
Produced by Monty Berman/ Executive Story Consultant, Dennis Spooner
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by John Gilling
Director of Photography, Frank Watts
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Neil McCallum ......... Eddie Curtis
Dawn Addams ........... Dianne Lynne
Dudley Sutton ......... Sonny
John Bailey ........... Kruger
Norman Eshley ......... Red
Brian McDermott ....... Don
Jennifer Clulow ....... Julie
Neal Arden ............ Commentator
Dawn Beret ............ Lady Croupier
Tony Thawnton ......... Official
James Drake ........... Bill
Synopsis:
The death of a professional golfer at a tournament in England leads to an investigation..

1.8 [--] Department S: A TICKET TO NOWHERE
27-April-1969
Screenplay by Tony Williamson
Directed by Leslie Frankel
Guest Cast:
Juliet Harmer .......... Paula
Neil McCarthy .......... Quince
Michael Gwynn .......... Drieker
Alan Wheatley .......... Carter
Bridget Brice .......... Susan Blain
Griffith Davies ........ Black
Fiona Lewis ............ Lisa Crane
John Steiner ........... Hershall
Brian Harrison ......... Co-pilot
Anthony Ainley ......... Supervisor

################ Department S ################
############## season 2 1969-70 ##############
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(17Sep69 - 4Mar70) 20 episodes

2.1 [09] Department S: BLACK OUT (verified on film)
prod. no. 5115A / 17-Sept-1969
Produced by Monty Berman/ Executive Story Consultant, Dennis Spooner
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by Ray Austin
Director of Photography, Frank Watts
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Neil Hallett .......... Dr Lang
Sue Lloyd ............. Brigitte
Ricard Caldicot ....... Robin Skelton & Peter Sinclair
David Sumner .......... Wolf
Paul Stassino ......... Flores
Caren Gardner ......... Billy
Mark Singleton ........ Psychiatrist
Michael Mellinger ...... Strobel
David Beale .......... Colin Whetlor
Synopsis:
The team investigates when a food journalist is kidnapped and a space project is on the menu.

2.2 [10] Department S: THE DOUBLE DEATH OF CHARLIE CRIPPEN (verified on film)
prod. no. 5119B / 24-Sep-1969
Screenplay by Lelsie Darbon
Directed by John Gilling
Director of Photography, Frank Watts
Guest Cast: (end credits)
Peter Arne ........... Slovic
Edward De Souza ...... Paul Dupont
John Savident ........ Captain Svenoski
Yolande Turner ....... Countess Von Streicher
Veronica Carlson ..... Gina
Michael Godfrey ...... Stanic
Edwina Carroll ....... Nurse
Hana-Maria Pravda .... Maria Pilic
Earl Green ........... Car Salesman
George Pravda ........ Count Von Streicher
Nicolas Chagrin ...... Petrangeli
Gertasn Klauber ....... Antonio Mari
Synopsis:
A chauffeur-driven car is ambushed in the Italian countryside and the occupants
assassinated. Yet not all is as it seems.

2.3 [11] Department S: WHO PLAYS THE DUMMY?
1-Oct-1969
Screenplay by Tony Williamson
Directed by John Gilling
Guest Cast:
Kate O'Mara ........... Pietra
George Pastell ........ Sarrat
John Bindon ........... Greer
William Kendall ....... Sir Wilfred
David Lander .......... Lorio
Alan MacNaughton ...... Gilford
Peter Myers ........... Colonel Barfield
Patrick Waddington .... NATO General
Raymond Young ......... Spanish Colonel
Ray Marioni ........... Spanish Mechanic

2.4 [12] Department S: THE TREASURE OF THE COSTA DEL SOL (verified on film)
8-Oct-1969
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by John Gilling
Director of Photography, Frank Watts
Guest Cast: (end credits):
George Pastell ........ Camilo Garria
Isla Blair ............ Elaine
John Louis Mansi ...... Maxime
Peter Thomas .......... Achille
David Prowse .......... Adolfo
June Abbott ........... Estelle
Olivia Hamnett ........ Anita
Peter Jay Elliott ..... Thorn
David Gregory ......... Cal
Synopsis:
The debonair detectives investigate the deaths of two men who killed each other over a plastic fish
containing a $100,000.

2.5 [13] Department S: THE MAN WHO GOT A NEW FACE
15-Oct-1969
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by Cyril Frankel
Guest Cast:
Eric Pohlmann .......... Emilio Andre
Alexandra Bastedo ...... Nicole
Adrienne Corri ......... Monique
Arnold Diamond ......... Kolliatis
Clifford Earl .......... Dave
David Kelsey ........... Film Director
Angela Lovell .......... French Cabaret Artiste
William Wilde .......... Gerhard
Nik Zaran .............. Jean

2.6 [14] Department S: LES FLEURS DU MAL
22-Oct-1969
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by Cyril Frankel
Guest Cast:
Donal Donnelly ......... Stacey
Michael Gothard ........ Weber
Edina Ronay ............ Danielle
Dennis Bernard ......... Commandante
Joanna Marie Jones ..... Gina
John Porter-Davison .... Johnnie
Alex Scott ............. Enzo Brandini
John Tate .............. Henri Rachon
Ricardo Campos ......... Boy

2.7 [15] Department S: THE SHIFT THAT NEVER WAS (verified on film)
29-Oct-1969
Screenplay by Donald James
Directed by John Gilling
Director of Photography, Brian Elvin
Guest Cast: (end credits):
James Kerry ............ Johnny
Caroline Blakiston ..... Kate Mortimer
Eric Lander ............ Douglas Stayte
Eddie Byrne ............ Bellman
Toke Townley ........... Parsons
John Horsley ........... The Detective
Anthony Dutton ......... Frank
Leslie Schofield ....... Sam
Laurie Asprey .......... The Photographer
Synopsis:
The entire workforce of a factory inexplicably disappears.

2.8 [16] Department S: THE MAN FROM 'X'
5-Nov-1969
Screnplay by Tony Willaimson
Directed by Gilbert Taylor
Guest Cast:
John Nettleton ........ Carter
Wanda Ventham ......... Leila
Duncan Lamont ......... Lowery
Brian Badcoe .......... Travers
Norman Chancer ........ Max Rinston
Godfrey James ......... Danvers
Stanley Lebor ......... Fraser
Tony Selby ............ Mallin
Rosemary Donnelly ..... Receptionist
Robert Hamilton ....... Young Man in Discotheque
Carol Rachell ......... Girl in Discotheque
Sally-Jane Spencer .... Young Girl in Car
Robin John ............ Young Boy in Car

2.9 [17] Department S: DEAD MEN DIE TWICE
12-Nov-1969
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by Ray Austin
Guest Cast:
Kieron Moore .......... Lomax / Reeves
Barbara Murray ........ Tania
David Bauer ........... Harlan
Edward Caddick ........ Alain
John Cater ............ Charles Banjou
Roy Hanlon ............ Machet
Alan Lake ............. The Dandy
Anna Matisse .......... Brunette
Steve Plytas .......... Lizardos
Mary Mitchell ......... Hotel receptionist
John Serret ........... Mortuary Attendant
Jacques Cey ........... Taxi Driver

2.10 [18] Department S: THE PERFECT OPERATION
prod. no. 5122A / 26-Nov-1969
Screenplay by Leslie Darbon
Directed by Cyril Frankel
Guest Cast:
Ronald Radd ........... Allison
Jean Marsh ............ Agatha
Ronald Leigh-Hunt ..... Haslet-Wood
Basil Dignam .......... Henry Smith
Cyril Luckham ......... Walker
Johnny Briggs ......... Reporter
Marne Maitland ........ Turkish Caretaker
Harold Kasket
Philip Locke .......... Topek
Martin Miller ......... Dutrov
Victor Baring ......... Waiter
Tony Thawnton ......... 1st Reporter
Nick Zaran ............ Turkish Police officer

2.11 [19] Department S: THE DUPLICATED MAN
prod. no. 5124C / 3-Dec-1969
Screenplay by Harry W. Junkin
Directed by Paul Dickson
Guest Cast:
Robert Urquhart ....... Anthony James Harvey
Ann Bell .............. May Heywood
Sarah Lawson .......... Miss Wexler
Edward Cast ........... Hallam
Guy Deghy ............. Kirov
Basil Dignam .......... Henry Smith
James Donnelly ........ Gerald
Winifred Evans ........ Mrs. Harvey
Constantine Gregory ... Volodin
Oliver MacGreevy ...... Karnack
Robert Mill ........... Cranmore
Patrick Westwood ...... Parkinson

2.12 [20] Department S: THE MYSTERIOUS MAN IN THE FLYING MACHINE
10-Dec-1969
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by Cyril Frankel
Guest Cast:
Michel Faure .......... Durand
Hal Galili ............ Maziol
Sue Gerrard ........... Veronica
Clinton Greyn ......... Gerard
Hans Meyer ............ Lucky Le Beau
Virginia North ........ Francois Simone
Antony Scott .......... Carl
Makki Marseilles ...... Gendarme

2.13 [21] Department S: DEATH ON REFLECTION
17-Dec-1969
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by Ray Austin
Guest Cast:
Guy Rolfe .............. Yves
Jennifer Hilary ........ Comtesse de Noverre
Michael Barrington ..... Heppel
Vivienne Cohen ......... Marie
Peter Copley ........... The Auctioneer
Susan Denny ............ Cynthia
Cathy Graham ........... Moira
Vicki Graham ........... Joanna
Harvey Sokolof ......... Terry Mitchell
Paul Whitsun-Jones ..... Gresford

2.14 [22] Department S: THE LAST TRAIN TO REDBRIDGE (verified on film)
prod. no. 5127A / 14-Jan-1970
Screenplay by Gerald Kelsey
Directed by John Gilling
Director of Photography, Brian Elvin
Guest Cast: (end credits):
Leslie Sands .......... Draper
Patricia English ...... Mrs. Taylor
Derek Newark .......... Clark
Harvey Hall ........... Rogers
Tommy Godfrey ......... Taxi Driver
Inigo Jackson ......... Bray
Neal Arden ............ The Doctor
Frank Forsyth ......... Sawyer
Victor Brooks ......... The Policeman
Reginald Barratt ...... The Porter
Roger Avon ............ Hooper
Lionel Wheeler ........ Police Driver
Synopsis:
The special investigators are called in when passengers on an underground train
die from nerve gas. [RF]

2.15 [23] Department S: A SMALL WAR OF NERVES
21-Jan-1970
Screenplay by Harry W. Junkin
Directed by Leslie Norman
Guest Cast:
Anthony Hopkins ........ Greg Halliday
Frederick Jaeger ...... Arkwright
Peter Graves ........... Reggie
Isobel Black ........... Gina
Mark Elwes ............ Corbett
Colin Gordon .......... Doctor Stickney
Nosher Powell .......... Carl Young
Eleanor Summerfield ... Mrs. Evans
Brian Worth ........... Ruckert
Charles Lamb .......... The Porter

2.16 [24] Department S: THE BONES OF BYROM BLAINE
28-Jan-1970
Screenplay by Tony Williamson
Directed by Paul Dickson
Guest Cast:
John Carson ............ Kilvern
John Barron ............ Byrom Blain
Patrick Barr ........... Crawley
Gerald Campion ......... Eldon
Jenny Hanley ........... Magda
Michael Griffiths ...... Supt. Collins
Davyd Harries .......... Logan
Katharine Schofield .... Miss Garwood
Albert Shepherd ........ Lomax
Ian Cullen ............. Special Branch Man
John Acheson ........... Captain of Aircraft
Anouska Hempel ......... Stewardess
Richard Durden ......... Head Waiter
Ben Howard ............. Delivery Man

2.17 [25] Department S: SPENCER BODILY IS SIXTY YEARS OLD
prod. no. 5125A / 11-Feb-1970
Screenplay by Harry W. Junkin
Directed by Leslie Norman
Guest Cast:
Iain Cuthbertson ........ Kendall
Barry Andrews ........... Gadden
Gavin Campbell .......... Spencer Bodily
Arthur Cox .............. Green
Patricia Donahue ........ Ingrid von Etzdorf
Richard Heffer .......... Hughes
Reginald Jessup ......... Gerald
Garfield Morgan ......... Mendham
Leonardo Pieroni ........ Guido Volponi
Hilary Pritchard ........ Lydia
Milton Reid ............. Arab
Bob Sessions ............ 2nd WHO Agent
Warren Stanhope ......... Graves

2.18 [26] Department S: THE GHOST OF MARY BURNHAM
18-Feb-1970
Screenplay by Harry W. Junkin
Directed by Cyril Frankel
Guest Cast:
Donald Houston .......... John Burnham
Lois Maxwell ............ Mary Burnham
Norman Bird ............. Drayton
Anthony Nicholls ........ Dr. Grant
Weston Gavin ............ Novack
Ron Pember .............. Taxi Driver
Ellis Dale .............. The Priest
Suzanne Vasey ........... Telephone Operator
Gustav Henry ............ Young Boy
Michelle Karlli ......... The Nurse
Christine Pryor ......... The Blonde
Susan Fleetwood ......... Miss Bronson

2.19 [27] Department S: A FISH OUT OF WATER
prod. no. 5114D / 25-Feb-1970
Screenplay by Philip Broadley
Directed by Cyril Frankel
Guest Cast:
Lee Montague ........... Rafic
Magda Konopka .......... Michele Duplay
Cyril Shaps ............ Esplin
Wolfe Morris ........... Takla
John Cazabon ........... Chemist
Maggie Wright .......... Sandra
Alex Gallier ........... Bridge Player
Elma Soiron ............ Bridge Player
John Keston ............ Nazib
Yuri Borienko .......... Filipo
Beverly Winn ........... Girl
Richard Essame ......... Boy

2.20 [28] Department S: SOUP OF THE DAY (final episode)
prod. no. 5128A / 4-Mar-1970
Screenplay by Lelsie Darbon
Directed by Leslie Norman
Guest Cast:
Anthony Valentine ..... Gregory
Ronald Lacey ........... Jeremey Standish
Patrick Mower ......... Greene
Peter Arne ............. Segres
Isobel Black .......... Maria
Robert Cawdron ........ Police Inspector
David Healy ............ Ramos
Ann Holloway .......... Lavinia
Michael Coles ......... Rupert Fallon
Ellis Dale ............ Finlay
Pamela Ann Davy ....... Melissa
Patrick Durkin ........ Albert
Sandor Elès ........... Dominic
John Ronane ........... Villiers
Pippa Steel ........... Trish
Cecil Cheng ........... The Waiter
David Morrell .......... Driver

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