Doomwatch: Winter Angel (1999)

UK, 7 December
colour, 4:3

A British science fiction television film directed by Roy Battersby.

Plot Summary

Astrophysics lecturer Neil Tannahill receives a note from former head Dr Spencer Quist that leads to him becoming involved in the uncovering of a conspiracy involving Soviet being stored at a British nuclear facility.


Directed by: Roy Battersby
© Doomwatch Ltd 1999
A Working Title Television, Vanson Productions co-production for Channel 5
Executive Producer: Simon Wright, Yvette Vanson
Produced by: Peter Lee-wright
Line Producer: Lorraine Goodman
Associate Producer: Analisa Barreto
Company Co-ordinator: Hazel Finch
Production Co-ordinator: Phyl Allarie
Written by: John Howett and Ian Macdonald
Based on the television series created by: Kit Pedler and Gerry Davies
1st Assistant Director: Peter Freeman
2nd Assistant Director: Jeff Taylor
3rd Assistant Director: Sue Wood
Script Supervisor: Beverley Winston
Director of Photography: James Aspinall
Camera Operator: Mike Miller
Focus Puller: Richard Brierley
Clapper Loader: Oliver Loncraine
Camera Trainee: Russell Taylor
Gaffer: Cephas Howard
Best Boy: John Haylen
Electricians: Josh Breckeen, Joe Allen
Grip: Darren Quinn
Stills Photographer: Sally Miles
Film Editor: David Spiers
Visual FX Editor: Phil Eastabrook
Assistant Editor: Gill Macdonald
Post-production Supervisor: Liz Pearson
Music by: Debbie Wiseman
Music Engineer: Steve Price
Sound Recordist: Keith Quirk
Sound Maintenance: Tom Mayhew
Dubbing Mixer: Billy Mahoney
Sound Editors: Matt Grimes, Roger Dobson, Mark Laws
Foley Artists: Claire Mahoney, Jason Swanscott
Costume Designer: Anne Sinclair
Costume Supervisors: Phil Rainforth, Jo Rainforth
Make-up/Hair Designer: Mary Hillman
Make-up Artist: Stevie Hall
SFX Supervisor: Graham Longhurst
Visual Effects: Mattes & Miniatures
Digital Effects: Shane Warden
Titles: GP Design
Production Designers: Chris Robilliard Sue Ferguson
Art Director: Lucy Dummer
Assistant Art Director: Ross Dempster
Production Buyers: Rebecca Alleway, Dini Robilliard
Property Master: Micky Lennon
Dressing Props: Barry Lennon, Larne Hampson
Stand-by Props: Bob Thorne, Roy Dawson
Construction Manager: Lee Hosken
Carpenters: Martin Payne, Kevin Fleet
Painter: Imogen Jenkins
Stand-by Rigger: John Cooling
Stand-by Carpenter: John Leech
Stand-by Painter: Malcolm Chilcott
Scientific Consultant: Dr Gerry Gilmore
Production Accountant: Wim De Greef
Production Assistant: Sophie Siegle
Production Runner: Lewis Sturgeon
Floor Runner: Mitch Skinner
Stand-in: Barry Wood
Location Manager: Ian Aegis
Location Assistant: Lisa Jones
Special thanks to National Power and Littlebrook Power Station
Stunt Co-ordinator: Peter Brayham
Stunt Doubles: Dave Cronnelly, Crispin Laysfield, Dani Biernat, Tracy Caudle, Dean Forster, Morgan Johnson, Jo Da Silva
Casting Director: Marilyn Johnson

Amanda Ooms (Meg Tannahil)
Allie Byrne (Teri Riley)
Dallas Campbell (Hugo Cox)
Miles Anderson (Toby Ross)
Steve Toussaint (Luke)
Bob Sherman (Bill Zeiss)
Trevor Eve (Neil Tannahil)
Philip Stone as [Dr Spencer] ‘Quist'
Willie Ross (Fulton)
Ben Crompton (Ewan)
John Vine (Special Branch officer)
Rob Dixon (security guard)
Christian Rodska (shaston driver)
Rebecca Lamb (plainclothes woman)
Francesca Brown (Hannah Tannahil)
Olivia Hallinan (Jessica Tannahil)
Gillian Barge (Cheryl)
David Gilliam (Jack Sankey)
Jessica Turner (minister)
Grant Parsons (civil servant)
Wolf Kahler (director of Ortogene)
Chu Omambala (Roffey)
Aliza James (Susan)
Raji James (Prideaux)
Janet Henfrey (Julie)
Ged Simmons (police sergeant)
Lawrence Elman (Omasoft exec 1)
Norman Naudain (Omasoft exec 2)
Martin McGlade (security operator 1)
John Cording (security operator 2)
Gordon Griffin (crane operator)
Judy Loe, David Bradley, Michael Sheen (voice of angels)
Alison James (flautist)
John Lubbock (choir conducted by)

Sequel to
Doomwatch (1970-1972)

See also
Doomwatch (1972)



  • TV Zone no.122 (January 2000) pp.56-59 – interview with Allie Byrne (Allie Byrne: saving the world by Jane Killick)