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GEOFFREY KEEN, RAY BARRETT
PHILIP LATHAM , ISOBEL BLACK in The Day the Sea Caught Fire by JOHN LUCAROTTI
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.
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