R3: Black Warning (1965)

UK, 3 August 1965
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: R3 (1964-1965) – series 2, episode 5

A British science fiction television episode directed by Bill Hays.

Plot Summary

The R3 team become involved in an experiment to determine survival rates following a nuclear war.


Director: Bill Hays
Producer: John Robins
Script: Arden Winch
Script Editor: Ken Levison
Music: Ken Thorne
Designer: John Cooper

John Robinson (Sir Michael Gerrard)
Brenda Saunders (Miss Brooks)
Michael Hawkins (Phillip Boult)
Oliver Reed (Dr Richard Franklin)
Alan Browning (Frank Bradley)
Kenneth Colley (George Barratt)
Heather Stoney (Beryl Barratt)
Alex Macintosh (TV interviewer)
Patrick O’Connell (Robert Foster)
Robin Parkinson (Harry Purkiss)
Michael de Morgan (BBC announcer)


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