R3: A State of Anxiety (1964)

UK, 20 November
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: R3 (1964-1965) – series 1, episode 1

A British science fiction television episode directed by Moira Armstrong.

Plot Summary

Travers begins a potentially extremely dangerous experiment into the effects of stress but needs to find the right person as a subject.


Director: Moira Armstrong
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Script: Bill Strutton
Script Editor/Story Consultant: N.J. Crisp
Music: Ken Thorne
Designer: John Cooper

John Robinson (Sir Michael Gerrard)
Brenda Saunders (Miss Brooks)
Elizabeth Sellars (Dr May Howard)
Richard Wordsworth (Dr Peter Travers)
Moultrie Kelsall (Dr George Fratton)
Simon Lack (Dr Jack Morton)
Edwin Richfield (Pomeroy)
Janet Kelly (Betty Mason)
Derek Benfield (Tom Collis)
Maxwell Foster (Porter)
Jacqueline Blackmore (hospital sister)
Barry Stanton (Saunders)
Kenneth Edwards (Dr Horrabin)
Patricia Healey (Jill Travers)
Betty Cooper (Nora Gerrard)
Gerald Young (committee chairman)
Ernest Hare (Prof Standish)
Norman Wynne (Humby)
Edmund Warwick (Sharp)


Time Screen no.7 (revised) p.24 – note

The Complete Directory to Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Television Series pp.636-637 – credits, episode guide, short article
The Encyclopedia of TV Science Fiction (3rd edition) pp.359-363 – credits, episode guide, short article