Production Notes

  • Stuart Henry is credited in the TVTimes listing but not on the end credits of the televised episode.


“Wild-life (sic) is withering away and water is so scarce that even the Alphas are worried. Simon and Liz know that they could run away, but Liz will not abandon Beth.

“Traynor almost makes her regret her decision.”

Cast & Crew

Denis Quilley (Commander Traynor)
Cheryl Burfield (Liz Skinner)
Spencer Banks (Simon Randall)
Mary Preston (Beth Skinner)
David Graham (2957)
Brian Pettifer (Paul)
Merdel Jordine (Vera)
Ian Fairbairn (Alpha 4)
Teresa Scoble (Alpha 16)
Lesley Scoble (Alpha 17)
Patrick Durkin (Delta 22)
Stuart Henry (Technician)

Written by Bruce Stewart

Script Editor Ruth Boswell
Scientific Adviser Geoffrey Hoyle
Designer Michael Eve
Director Peter Jefferies
John Cooper

Original Broadcast

ATV Midlands – 17.15 15th January 1971