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John Paul
Simon Oates in The Islanders by LOUIS MARKS with Joby Blanshard
Guest star David Buck
' You say if we go back our lives will be shortened. What if we stay here? Isn't it the same? The air you breathe here ... the food you eat ... all the chemicals ... I don't know much but aren't there poisons here too? Don't you die younger because of them? '
Series devised by KIT PEDLER and GERRY DAVIS
Music composed by MAX HARRIS
Scientific adviser . C M. H. PEDLER Script editor GERRY DAVIS Designer STANLEY MORRIS Producer TERENCE DUDLEY
Directed by JONATHAN ALWYN f


Unknown: John Paul
Unknown: Simon Oates
Unknown: David Buck
Unknown: Gerry Davis
Composed By: Max Harris
Unknown: C M. H. Pedler
Editor: Gerry Davis
Designer: Stanley Morris
Producer: Terence Dudley
Directed By: Jonathan Alwyn
Dr John Ridge: Simon Oates
Thomas: George A Cooper
Isaac: David Buck
Dr Spencer Quist: John Paul
Inspector: Charles Rea
Joan: Shelagh Fraser
Alice: Geraldine Sherman
Mullery: Geoffrey Chater
Miss Marshall: Rachel Treadgold
Busby: George Waring
Dr Somerville: Robert Sansom
Colin Bradley: Joby Blanshard

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