The Feathered Serpent (TV series)

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The Feathered Serpent
Genre Historical/Drama
Created by John Kane
Directed by Vic Hughes
Michael Custance
Stan Woodward
Starring Patrick Troughton
Diane Keen
Brian Deacon
Composer(s) David Fanshawe
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 2
No. of episodes 12
Running time 30 minutes
Original network ITV
Picture format PAL (576i)
Original release 21 June 1976 – 8 May 1978

The Feathered Serpent is a British children's television series made for ITV by Thames Television. Set in pre-Columbian Mexico and starring Patrick Troughton as the scheming High Priest Nasca. Two series were transmitted in 1976 and 1978.



  • Written by John Kane
  • Designed by Patrick Downing
  • Music composed by David Fanshawe
  • Produced and Directed by Vic Hughes

DVD release[edit]

A DVD containing both series of The Feathered Serpent was released in the UK in February 2009.

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