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The Day of the Triffids

Episode 1

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC HD

The world is struck blind by a solar storm, and millions of man-eating mobile plants are released to roam Britain.

As an expert on the Triffids, Bill Masen knows that salvation rests in the hands of the father he hates, who mutated the Triffids in the first place to produce a green source of oil that the world craves.

Part of the BBC Christmas 2009 season. Show less

Contributors

Bill Masen:
Dougray Scott
Jo Playton:
Joely Richardson
Torrence:
Eddie Izzard
Dennis Masen:
Brian Cox
Walter Strange:
Ewen Bremner
Wheelchair Lady:
Rita Davies
Barricade Man:
John White
Father Thomas:
Philip Anthony
Doctor Koch:
Steven Elder
Television Director:
Simon Lowe
Blind Policeman:
Tony Maudsley
Austrian Reporter:
Karl Fischer
Vronsky:
Paul Chahidi
Doctor:
Raji James
Barricade Police Sergeant:
Scott Baker
Colonel:
Tim Frances
Old Man:
Willie Jonah
Michelle Beadley:
Genevieve O'Reilly
Australian Reporter:
Tim Versteegen
Second Hospital Mother:
Margo Virginia Cargill
Fourth Hospital Mother:
Natasha Alderslade
Girl in Street:
Eva Sayer
Man in Street:
Simon Naylor
Barricade Woman:
Stephanie Carey

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