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Thriller 

Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

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Brian Clemens
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Series cast summary:
Donna Mills ...  Chrissie Morton / ... 3 episodes, 1973-1974
Gary Collins ...  Dave Adams / ... 3 episodes, 1974-1975
Michael Jayston ...  Mark Walker / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
Robert Powell ...  Paul Tanner / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
Pamela Franklin ...  Abby Stevens / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Joanna Pettet ...  Jody Baxter / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Bradford Dillman ...  Gary Stevens / ... 2 episodes, 1975
John Carson ...  Arthur Lewis / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
Ian Bannen ...  Doonan (3) / ... 2 episodes, 1975
T.P. McKenna ...  Frampton / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1976
Dinsdale Landen ...  Matthew Earp 2 episodes, 1973-1974
Michael Kitchen ...  George Newton / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1976
Edward Judd ...  Bill Lewis / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Geoffrey Chater ...  Graham / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1975
Derek Smith Derek Smith ...  Baverstock / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
Derek Francis Derek Francis ...  Sam / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Linda Liles Linda Liles ...  Ann Curry / ... 2 episodes, 1975
Susan Dury Susan Dury ...  Babs Bryant / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
John Moreno John Moreno ...  Filton / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1975
Stephen Greif ...  Ben Kroom / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Suzanne Neve ...  Beryl Wittaker / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
John Flanagan John Flanagan ...  Michael Player / ... 2 episodes, 1975
Ian Redford Ian Redford ...  Barnstapple / ... 2 episodes, 1975-1976
Ronald Mayer Ronald Mayer ...  Dr. Lambert / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1974
Anthony Dawes Anthony Dawes ...  Car Salesman / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Ray Marioni Ray Marioni ...  Croupier / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Peter Hill Peter Hill ...  Filing Clerk / ... 2 episodes, 1975
Norman Mitchell ...  First Man in Pub / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Reg Lye ...  Caretaker 2 episodes, 1973-1975
Annette Woollett Annette Woollett ...  Penny / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
James Greene ...  Constable Breck / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Peter Mackriel Peter Mackriel ...  Mr. Taylor / ... 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Harold Bennett ...  2nd Old Man / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1976
Patrick Magee ...  Prof. Marcus Carnaby 2 episodes, 1974-1975
Ed Bishop ...  Carson / ... 2 episodes, 1975
Michael Stainton Michael Stainton ...  Brent / ... 2 episodes, 1973-1975
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Anthology series of self-contained episodes with the genres ranging from murder mystery to suspense to psychological and supernatural horror.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 March 1973 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Tensión See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(43 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Thriller is a Killer!
21 March 2007 | by CosmicDwellingsSee all my reviews

Classic Seventies VT Drama at it's suspenseful best from one of Television's best-ever writers - Brian Clemens.

Many a youngster who was embarking on their early growing-up years in the mid-70's will no doubt have either vague or very fond memories of this series. These memories will no doubt be of the eerie opening/closing titles and theme music which added to the atmosphere of the stories. "Thriller" does have a vast cult following across the globe and with the lavish 16-Disc DVD Boxed Set now available to buy at a bargain price online, this following will continue to grow. If you're a fan of "Thriller" then you can re-live the magic of what it was like when first watching this on a Saturday night way back when.

The production is certainly of it's time with a combination of VT studio and filmed location footage, along with at least one American Guest Star in, more or less, every episode. Brian Clemens really pulled out the stops with his venture into the supernatural, murder and mystery genre's and kept us on edge with each weekly installment. You'll have your favourites and not-so favourites, but basically there is something for everyone in this British Anthology series. There are plot twists a-plenty in each episode and some less obvious than others, along with some great acting performances from the likes of Robert Powell, Diana Dors, Norman Eshley, Brian Blessed, Hayley Mills et al.

Don't miss out on this one - "Thriller" provides you with a wonderful piece of British Television history that you won't find being shown on Terrestrial TV anymore.


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