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Date with Danger: North Sea Hijack

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The feature film starring Roger Moore, James Mason, Anthony Perkins, Michael Parks

A gang of ruthless hijackers pull off the first stage of a daring plot to besiege a mammoth North Sea oil rig. Within hours on the rig and the production platform, they plant explosives and make their ransom demand of £25 million.

The British government have to act fast and one man - the most eccentric expert in the underwater sabotage game - is called upon for the most dangerous caper of his life ... a deadly 11th-hour chess game involving hundreds of lives and trillions of oil dollars.

Screenplay by Jack Davies
Based on his own novel
Films: p20

Contributors

Screenplay: Jack Davies
Producer: Elliott Kastner
Director: Andrew V. McLaglen
Rufus Excalibur Ffolkes: Roger Moore
Admiral Sir Francis Brinsden: James Mason
Lou Kramer: Anthony Perkins
Shulman: Michael Parks
King: David Hedison
Olafsen: Jack Watson
Tipping: Jeremy Clyde
Herring: David Wood
Prime Minister: Faith Brook
Sanna: Lea Brodie
Ackerman: Anthony Fullen Shaw

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Date with Danger: North Sea Hijack

BBC One London, 30 April 1983 19.05






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