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    Unique ID Code: 0000173387
    Added by: Stuart McLean
    Added on: 2/4/2016 07:56
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    Doomwatch Series 1-3 - The Remaining Episodes

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    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 1210 min
    Retail Price: £39.99
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    Content Type: TV Series

    Doomwatch is the nickname for the Department of Measurement of Scientific Work. Under the leadership of Nobel Prize winning physicist, Dr. Spencer Quist, the Doomwatch team struggled, for three seasons, to keep an eye on the environment and supervise government and private sector research in an attempt to prevent pollution and other disasters that might be caused by the misuse of new scientific developments, discoveries and technology. While confronting dangers ranging from a plastic eating bacteria to hyper intelligent species of rats, from mind destroying sound waves to toxic wastes and genetic mutations, the Doomwatch team always found themselves under the gun, from unsupportive governmental superiors, and openly hostile corporations, and the powerful influences they could wield. The Doomwatch team initially consisted of Quist; former intelligence agent, Dr. John Ridge; eager young researcher Toby Wren; technician and computer specialist Colin Bradley; and secretary Pat Hunnisett.

    Special Features:
    BBC documentary ‘The Cult of Doomwatch’
    Unseen episode ‘Sex and Violence’

    Video Tracks:
    4:3 Colour

    Audio Tracks:
    Mono English

    Directed By:
    Darrol Blake ... (6 episodes, 1971-1972)
    Jonathan Alwyn ... (5 episodes, 1970-1971)
    Lennie Mayne ... (5 episodes, 1971-1972)
    Eric Hills ... (4 episodes, 1970-1972)
    Terence Dudley ... (3 episodes, 1970-1972)
    David Sullivan Proudfoot ... (3 episodes, 1970-1971)
    Paul Ciappessoni ... (3 episodes, 1970)
    Hugh David ... (2 episodes, 1970)
    Joan Kemp-Welch ... (2 episodes, 1971)
    Quentin Lawrence ... (2 episodes, 1972)
    Pennant Roberts ... (2 episodes, 1972)
    Frank Cox ... (1 episode, 1970)
    Vere Lorrimer ... (1 episode, 1970)

    Written By:

    John Paul
    Joby Blanshard
    Simon Oates |

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