Squadron (TV series)

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Squadron
Created by Peter May
Alastair Balfour
Joe Waters
Starring Michael Culver
Malcolm Stoddard
Catriona MacColl
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 10
Production
Producer(s) Joe Waters
Running time 50 minutes
Release
Original network BBC1
Original release 19 October (1982-10-19) – 21 December 1982 (1982-12-21)

Squadron is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1982.

The series dealt with the adventures of the fictional 370 Rapid Deployment Squadron of the Royal Air Force. The Squadron operated a mix of operational RAF aircraft including the Harrier GR Mk 3, Hercules C Mk 1, Puma HC Mk 1 and the first episode, Phantom FGR Mk 2. One series of ten episodes was made. The leading cast members included Michael Culver, Malcolm Stoddard, Derek Anders, and Catriona MacColl.

Credits[edit]

Regular Cast[edit]

  • Michael Culver - Group Captain James Christie
  • Malcolm Stoddard - Wing Commander Peter Tyson
  • Alan Hunter - Squadron Leader Mike Fairchild
  • Derek Anders - Squadron Leader Dave Grayson
  • Richard Simpson - Group Captain Harry Hall
  • Carl Rigg - Squadron Leader Clive Adams
  • Catriona MacColl - Flight Lieutenant Dr. Susan Young

Crew[edit]

  • Producer: Joe Waters
  • Theme music: Anthony Isaac
  • Script Editor: Mervyn Haisman

Episodes[edit]

# Title Directed by Written by Original airdate
1 "Operation Flamingo" Tristan DeVere Cole Peter May & Alastair Balfour 19 October 1982 (1982-10-19)
2 "Memorial Flight" Christopher Baker Mervyn Haisman 26 October 1982 (1982-10-26)
3 "Independence Day" Andrew Morgan N.J. Crisp 2 November 1982 (1982-11-02)
4 "Mascot" Tristan DeVere Cole Adrian Reid 9 November 1982 (1982-11-09)
5 "The Veteran" Renny Rye Raymond Thompson 16 November 1982 (1982-11-16)
6 "Deadline" Tristan DeVere Cole Peter May 23 November 1982 (1982-11-23)
7 "One of Our Harriers Is Missing" Christopher Baker Kenneth Clarke 30 November 1982 (1982-11-30)
8 "Operation Hawk" Renny Rye Raymond Thompson 7 December 1982 (1982-12-07)
9 "Survival" Joe Waters N.J. Crisp 14 December 1982 (1982-12-14)
10 "Cyclone" Andrew Morgan N.J. Crisp 21 December 1982 (1982-12-21)

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