Out of the Unknown: The World in Silence (1966)

UK, 17 November 1966
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: Out of the Unknown (1965-1971) – series 2, episode 6

A British science fiction television episode directed by Naomi Capron.

Plot Summary

Student Sarah Richards is distrusting of the new teaching machines that her college has installed. Her fears are proved right when the machines are re-programmed…


Directed by: Naomi Capron
Produced by: Irene Shubik
Associate Producer: George Spenton-Foster
Adaptation: Robert Gould
Based on a Story by: John Rankine
Theme Music Composed by: Norman Kay
Production Designer: William McCrow

Mark Eden (Stephen Kershaw)
Deborah Watling (Sarah Richards)
Sara Aimson (Freda)
John Allison (Geoffrey Harrison)
John Baskcomb (Eric Lonsbury)
Erik Chitty (Dr Hammond)
Noel Davis (Davison)
Susan Field (Mrs Richards)
Kenneth Gardnier (George)
Nadine George (Florrie)
Richard Hampton (Chief Supt Mailer)
Keith Pyott (General Harboard)
Stephen Whittaker (Harold)