Undermind (TV series)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Undermind
Undermind (1965) title card.png
Format science fiction, conspiracy
Directed by Bill Bain
Laurence Bourne
Peter Dews
Patrick Dromgoole
Raymond Menmuir
Peter Potter
Starring Rosemary Nicols
Jeremy Wilkin
Denis Quilley
Theme music composer Paul Lewis
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 11
Production
Camera setup Multiple-camera setup
Running time 60 minutes
50 minutes
(excluding advertisements)
Broadcast
Original channel ITV
Picture format 405-line Black & White
(4:3 SDTV)
Audio format Mono
Original airing 1965

Undermind is a science fiction television drama produced by ABC Weekend Television in 1965. It ran for eleven episodes of sixty minutes each. It starred Rosemary Nicols, Jeremy Wilkin and Denis Quilley.

The series was devised by Shoestring and Bergerac creator Robert Banks Stewart, who also went on to write for Doctor Who. Several other writers known for their work on Who also contributed scripts: David Whitaker, Bill Strutton and Robert Holmes.

Plot[edit]

Undermind followed Drew and Anne Heriot (Wilkin and Nicols), brother- and sister-in-law, investigating a mysterious alien force that appears to be brainwashing people into undermining the UK's economy and politics. The Heriots suspect these acts of sabotage to be the preparation for a full-scale alien invasion, and struggle to stop them while attempting to alert the authorities to what is happening.

Episodes[edit]

1 Instance One
2 Flowers of Havoc
3 The New Dimension
4 Death in England
5 Too Many Enemies
6 Intent to Destroy
7 Song of Death
8 Puppets of Evil
9 Test for the Future
10 Waves of Sound
11 End Signal

Release[edit]

The series was released on DVD by Network DVD on 23 July 2012.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Undermind: The Complete Series". Network DVD. Retrieved 17 February 2012.