The Chinese Puzzle (TV series)

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The Chinese Puzzle
Genre Children's television
Created by Brian Finch
Written by Brian Finch
Directed by Alan Bell
Starring Deborah Makepeace
Martin Abney
Kate Brown
William Fox
James Marcus
John Rolfe
Michael Tattersfield
Eric Young
Lee Wing
Michael Cronin
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 6
Producer(s) Bill Sellars
Running time 30 minutes
Original network BBC1
Original release 13 November (1974-11-13) – 18 December 1974 (1974-12-18)

The Chinese Puzzle is a British six-part children's adventure series, first broadcast on BBC1 in 1974. It was the brainchild of prolific British television writer, Brian Finch, and features "two friends who stumble into a complex plot involving kidnapping and blackmail".[1]


The six episodes are:

  1. "The Snatch"
  2. "The Bullet"
  3. "Camera Trick"
  4. "Prisoners"
  5. "Dead or Alive"
  6. "Show Down"


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