The Feathered Serpent (TV series)

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The Feathered Serpent
Genre Historical/Drama
Created by John Kane
Directed by Vic Hughes
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. Set in pre-Columbian Mexico and starring Patrick Troughton as the scheming High Priest Nasca, two series were made for ITV by Thames Television and 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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