The Befrienders

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The Befrienders
Genre Drama
Created by Harry W. Junkin
Written by Harry W. Junkin
Chad Varah
Directed by Ken Hannam
Simon Langton
Starring Maggie Walker
Patrick Connor
Peter Halliday
Megs Jenkins
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 11
Production
Producer(s) Harry W. Junkin
John Henderson
Running time 50 minutes
Release
Original network BBC1

The Befrienders is a British television series produced by the BBC in 1972.

The series dealt with the work of the Samaritans organisation, and the individual cases its staff came across. The leading cast members were Megs Jenkins and Michael Culver.

The Befrienders was first aired as a single play as part of the Drama Playhouse strand in 1970, which was followed by one series of eleven episodes.

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