Doomwatch (1970)

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Doomwatch is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC, which ran on BBC 1 between 1970 and 1972. The series was set in the then present-day, and dealt with a scientific government agency led by Doctor Spencer Quist, responsible for investigating and combating various ecological and technological dangers.

The series was followed by a film adaptation produced by Tigon British Film Productions and released in 1972, and a revival TV film was broadcast on Channel 5 in 1999.

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Series Cast

  1. John Paul

    Dr Spencer Quist

    40 Episodes

  2. Joby Blanshard

    Colin Bradley

    40 Episodes

  3. Simon Oates as Dr. John Ridge

    Simon Oates

    Dr. John Ridge

    40 Episodes

  4. Vivien Sherrard

    Barbara Mason

    40 Episodes

  5. Robert Powell as Tobias Wren

    Robert Powell

    Tobias Wren

    40 Episodes

  6. John Nolan as Geoff Hardcastle

    John Nolan

    Geoff Hardcastle

    40 Episodes

  7. John Barron as The Minister

    John Barron

    The Minister

    16 Episodes

  8. Michael Elwyn as Richard Duncan

    Michael Elwyn

    Richard Duncan

    7 Episodes

  9. John Lee as Captain - Second Airline Crew

    John Lee

    Captain - Second Airline Crew

    2 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 3

1972 • 13 Episodes

Season 3 of Doomwatch premiered on June 5, 1972.

Winter Angel

(3x14, December 16, 1999) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Scripted

Original Language English


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