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THETROUBLESHOOTERS

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GEOFFREY KEEN, RAY BARRETT
PHILIP LATHAM , ISOBEL BLACK in The Day the Sea Caught Fire by JOHN LUCAROTTI
Guest stars,
Jack Gwillim , Paul Hardwick
Zakes Mokae , John Horton
Series created by JOHN ELLIOT
Designer, John Hurst
Producer, PETER GRAHAM SCOTT
Directed by ALAN GIBSON
When the gas bubble exploded in the North Sea recently, every newspaper called The Troubleshooters' office. They knew the series' reputation for forecasting events, was anything similar planned? The answer, inevitably, was: We received the script last week.' Once again Mogul got there first!
In tonight's story, however, the explosions in the Mediterranean are much bigger. And it is only the start of Mogul's headaches. While Stead copes with the international repercussions, Thornton is sailing a relief rig through a Caribbean hurricane and Izard faces trouble of a different sort in Sicily. They are all backed by some spectacular real-life film never before seen by the public.

Contributors

Unknown: Ray Barrett
Unknown: Philip Latham
Unknown: John Lucarotti
Unknown: Jack Gwillim
Unknown: Paul Hardwick
Unknown: Zakes Mokae
Unknown: John Horton
Unknown: John Elliot
Designer: John Hurst
Producer: Peter Graham Scott
Directed By: Alan Gibson
Bruno: Makki Marseilles
Johnny Sawchuk: John Horton
Umberto: Paul Armstrong
Brian Stead: Geoffrey Keen
Willy Izard: Philip Latham
Claire Clarkson: Jennifer Clulow
Peter Thornton: Ray Barrett
Joshua Macey: Zakes Mokae
Sir Charles Bliss: Jack Gwillim
Angelica: Ania Marson
Luigi Porto: James Caffrey
Cmdr Reddington: John Atkinson
Giovanni Coltroni: Paul Hardwick
Eileen O'Rourke: Isobel Black
Newspaperman: Arthur Pentelow

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