R3: Unwelcome Visitor (1965)

UK, 13 July
videotape, black and white, 4:3
mono, English
Series: R3 (1964-1965) – series 2, episode 2

A British science fiction television episode directed by Paul Bernard.

Plot Summary

Panic breaks out when a rare and extremely dangerous radioactive isotope goes missing – it's in the hands of a young child who has no idea of the danger he's in.


Director: Paul Bernard
Producer: John Robins
Script: John Maynard
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)
Hugh Burden (Mr Cargill)
Peter Stenson (Mr Scott)
Rhoda Lewis (Mrs Holmes)
Denis Cleary (Baxter)
Michael Newport (Peter Armstrong)
David Morrell (Armstrong)
Anne Godfrey (Mrs Armstrong)
Phil Collins (Terry)


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