CTVA UK - "The Sentimental Agent" (ITC UK)(1963) starring Carlos Thompson

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The Sentimental Agent (1963)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
Alan Collins UK, Tom Alger USA
Dinosaur TV - Save Our Forgotten British Heritage (David Moore)
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://www.us.imdb.com)


Associated TeleVision production (ATV)
Filmed at Shepperton Studios, England
Incorporated Television Company Ltd (ITC) (Lew Grade)
Executive Producer Leslie Harris
Produced by Harry Fine
UK adventure series 1963 13 episodes x 60 min bw
UK airdates 28Sep63-21Dec63
starring
Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
with:
Burt Kwouk as Chin
Clemence Bettany as Miss (Susy) Carter
John Turner as Bill Randle
(replaced Carlos Thompson for one episode, during the star's illness)

Premise:
Cases of Carlos Varela a white-suited import-export agent, rooting out criminals.

'The Sentimental Agent ' was a spin-off, from an episode of another
ITC series 'Man of the World' which starred Craig Stevens as a
globe-trotting photographer. The episode was called 'The Sentimental
Agent' and was directed by Charles Frend.

Story Editor Ian Stewart Black
Director of Photography Brendan J. Stafford, BSC

'The Sentimental Agent' theme music aka 'Carlos' Theme' by Ivor Slaney

'When you hold me tight' song
music by Ivor Slaney words by Marcel Stellman

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all episodes dated 31Dec63 on US copyright notice
ITV Network UK - Saturdays 7:30 pm (28Sep63-21Dec63)

[01] The Sentimental Agent: ALL THAT JAZZ
28-Sept-1963 ITV UK Sat
written by Julian Bond
directed by Charles Frend
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
Anthony Bushell .......... Major Nelson
Peter Arne ............... Stirink

[02] The Sentimental Agent: THE BENEFICIARY
05-Oct-1963 ITV UK Sat
written by Julian Bond
directed by John Paddy Carstairs
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
Michael Confrey .......... Jarrell
Lubna Aziz ............... Anna
Derek Francis ............ Klaus

[03] The Sentimental Agent: EXPRESS DELIVERY
12-Oct-1963 ITV UK Sat
Written by Lindsay Hardy
Directed by Charles Frend
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
Ann Bell ................. Katrina
Patrick Magee ............ Major
Donald Morley ............ Priest

[04] The Sentimental Agent: NEVER PLAY CARD WITH STRANGERS
19-Oct-1963 ITV UK Sat
Written by Julian Bond
Directed by John Paddy Carstairs
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
Jack Melford .............. Colonel Dewer
Clemence Bettany .......... Mrs Carter
Bessie Love ............... Mamie

[05] The Sentimental Agent: MAY THE SAINTS PRESERVE US
26-Oct-1963 ITV UK Sat
Written by Patrick Cambell
Directed by Charles Frend
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
regulars BK, CC
cast:
Carol Cleveland ........... Sylvia
Brian Phelan .............. Sylvester O'Toole
Patrick McAlinney ......... Burke
Godfrey Quigley ........... Sgt. Dooley
Donal Donnelly ............ Larry
Peggy Marshall ............ Mrs. Maloney
Liam Gaffney .............. Hogan
Carlos Varela undertakes a task for a Texan heiress -
the shipment of an old Irish castle to America.

[06] The Sentimental Agent: MEET MY SON, HENRY
02-Nov-1963 ITV UK Sat
Written by Lindsay Hardy
Directed by John Paddy Carstairs
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
John Philips ............. Henry Peabody Sr.
Glyn Edwards ............. Darrin

[07] The Sentimental Agent: A LITTLE SWEETNESS AND LIGHT
09-Oct-1963 ITV UK Sat
Written by Tudor Gates
Directed by Harold French
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
With:
Burt Kwouk as Chin (recurring)
Clemence Bettany as Miss Carter (recurring)
Guest Cast::
Patrick Allen (as Petrides)
Zena Marshall (as Melina)
Patrick Newell (as Ridou)
Martin Miller (as Astolat)
Eileen Way (as Miss Mithras)
Charles Farrell (as Isigonnis)
Synopsis:
Varela goes to the Greek island of Athos to investigate the death of
his local sales representative. [TA]
(Aired 30Jul67 on CJAY, channel 7, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) [TA]

[08] The Sentimental Agent: THE HEIGHT OF FASHION
(or PASSION - according to British Drama Guide)
16-Oct-1963 ITV UK Sat
Written by Pete and Betty Lamda
Directed by Charles Frend
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
Sue Lloyd ............... Jackie
Dennis Price ............ Victor Frey
Warren Mitchell ......... Pugh

[09] The Sentimental Agent: A VERY DESIRABLE PLOT (V)
23-Nov-1963 ITV UK Sat
Written by Brian Clemens
Directed by Harry Booth
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
With:
Burt Kwouk as Chin (recurring)
Clemence Bettany as Miss Carter (recurring)
guest cast:
William Mervyn .......... Colonel Wilde
Paul Maxwell ............ Lamont
introducing:
Diana Rigg .............. Franey
with:
David Healy ............. Prentice
Dorothea Phillips ....... Betty
Al Mulock ............... Winsen
Jessie Robbins .......... Woman on plane
Donald Sutherland ....... Hotel Clerk
Jackie Wallis ........... Stewardess
Carlos Varela gets caught up in a crooked land deal, but
devises a cunning way to turn the tables the swindler, Lamont.

[10] The Sentimental Agent: FINISHING SCHOOL
30-Nov-1963 ITV UK Sat
produced and directed by Harry Fine
written by Peter and Betty Lamda
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
Helen Cherry ............ Lady Graffham
Susan Clark ............. Phillipa
Annette Andre ........... Betty Ann

[11] The Sentimental Agent: THE SCROLL OF ISLAM
07-Dec-1963 ITV UK Sat
Written by Jack Davies
Directed by John Paddy Carstairs
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
Alan Gifford ............. Fletcher
William Sylvester ........ Shaw
Patrick Troughton ........ Sheikh

[12] The Sentimental Agent: NOT QUITE FULLY COVERED
14-Dec-1963 ITV UK Sat
Written by Leslie Harris and Roger East
Directed by Charles Frend
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
Keith Baxter ........... Yanni
Imogen Hassall ......... Nikki
Reginald Beckworth ..... Truman Jones

[13] The Sentimental Agent: A BOX OF TRICKS (final episode)
21-Dec-1963 ITV UK Sat
written by Ian Stuart Black
directed by Harold French
Starring: Carlos Thompson as Carlos Varela
cast
Gary Raymond ............. Mateo
Ferdy Mayne .............. Count de Sicci
Walter Gotell ............ Souza

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