The Guardians

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The Guardians is a television drama series of 13 60-minute episodes made by London Weekend Television and broadcast in the UK on the ITV network between 10 July 1971 and 2 October 1971.

The Guardians is a television drama series of 13 60-minute episodes made by London Weekend Television and broadcast in the UK on the ITV network between 10 July 1971 and 2 October 1971.

Original Release

07/10/1971

US Release

07/10/1971

Cast

John Caesar Guardian - Opening Titles
Les Clark Guardian - Opening Titles
Gwyneth Powell Clare Weston
Cyril Luckham Sir Timothy Hobson
Derek Smith Dennis Norman
Edward Petherbridge Christopher Hobson
John Collin Tom Weston
Lynn Farleigh Eleanor Benedict
David Burke Dr. Benedict
David Burke Dr. Frank Benedict
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 The State of England Saturday, 10 July 1971
2 Pursuit Saturday, 17 July 1971
3 Head of State Saturday, 24 July 1971
4 The Logical Approach Saturday, 31 July 1971
5 Quarmby Saturday, 07 August 1971
6 Appearances Saturday, 14 August 1971
7 This Is Quarmby Saturday, 21 August 1971
8 The Dirtiest Man in the World Saturday, 28 August 1971
9 I Want You to Understand Me Saturday, 04 September 1971
10 The Nature of the Beast Saturday, 11 September 1971
11 The Roman Empire Saturday, 18 September 1971
12 The Killing Trade Saturday, 25 September 1971
13 End in Dust Saturday, 02 October 1971

Directors

Robert Tronson, Mike Newell, Derek Bailey, Brian Parker, Tony Wharmby, Jim Goddard, Moira Armstrong

Writers

John Bowen, Jonathan Hales, Hugh Whitemore, Vincent Tilsley, Monty Poole, Arden Winch

Creators

Vincent Tilsley, Rex Firkin

Cast

John Caesar Guardian - Opening Titles
Les Clark Guardian - Opening Titles
Gwyneth Powell Clare Weston
Cyril Luckham Sir Timothy Hobson
Derek Smith Dennis Norman
Edward Petherbridge Christopher Hobson
John Collin Tom Weston
Lynn Farleigh Eleanor Benedict
David Burke Dr. Benedict
David Burke Dr. Frank Benedict
Michael Smee TV Newscaster
Joan Heal Miss Joan Quarmby
Richard Hurndall Sir Francis Wainwright
Virginia Hewitt Dame Henrietta Baxter
Mary Merrall Lady Sarah
William Simons Quarmby
Ray Lonnen Brum Guardian
David Cook Wilf Bertram
Peter Hutchins Assassin
Bruce Wightman Radio Operator

Producers

Editors

Ray Helm, Roy Jordan

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