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Genre Fantasy
Written by Peter Dickinson
Directed by Anna Home
Paul Stone
Starring Carol Hazell
Jane Anthony
Adrian Shergold
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Producer(s) Anna Home
Original network BBC1
Original release 3 January – 7 February 1972

Mandog is a 1972 BBC children's television science fiction serial in 6 parts based on the novel by Peter Dickinson, who adapted the book. It features Ian Sharp, Carol Hazell, and Mollie Sugden and was directed by Anna Home.[1] and Paul Stone.

A group of present-day children become caught up in a conflict between two groups from the future who have come back into the present.

The significance of the title is that the mind of one person of the future is transferred into the family pet dog of one of the children.



  1. ^ Alistair McGown "Home, Anna (1938-)", BFI screenonline

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