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Jon Finch , Sarah Brackett in The Lemming Syndrome by CYRIL ABRAHAM
A hundred and forty-three people in one small seaside town commit suicide by drowning. Or were they under some strange and alien influence? Simon decides they probably were ...
Series created by TONY WILLIAMSON Designer tAN WATSON
Script editor DAVID ROLFE


Unknown: Jon Finch
Unknown: Sarah Brackett
Unknown: Cyril Abraham
Editor: David Rolfe
Producer: Patrick Alexander
Directed By: Vere Lorrimer
Simon: Jon Finch
Control: Katie Fitzroy
Mary: Sarah Brackett
Sir George Halkyn: Anthony Sharp
Everett: Denis Cleary
Wyatt: James Villiers
Pythian: Robert James
MargO: Deirdre Costello
Leo: Michael Mundell
Dr Merrow: Sonia Graham
Thomson: Barry Stanton
Norman: Bill Straiton
Dr Ferris: John Rolfe

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