R3: The Patriot (1964)

UK, 11 December
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: R3 (1964-1965) – series 1, episode 4

A British science fiction television episode directed by Eric Tayler.

Plot Summary

Respected researcher Dr Frank Hillman suddenly announces that he wants to resign from his post and join R3. But what are his real motives?


Director: Eric Tayler
Producer: Andrew Osborn
Script: E.Y. Bannard
Script Editor/Story Consultant: N.J. Crisp
Music: Ken Thorne
Designer: Donald Brewer

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)
Albert Lieven (Dr Frank Hillman)
Alex Scott (Dr Max Rankl)
Peter Bathurst (Colonel Cunliffe)
Betty Cooper (Nora Gerrard)
David Langton (minister)
Rosalie Westwater (Miss Fisher)


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

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