The Champions: The Night People (1969)

UK, 5 March
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English
Series: The Champions (1968-1969) – series 1, episode 23

A British fantasy television episode directed by Robert Asher.

Plot Summary

Sharron investigates the death of a poacher who has been killed by white-robed figures near Trennick House in Cornwall. She is captured by local landowner Trennick and Richard and Craig learn of supposedly supernatural goings-on in the area as the try to rescue her.


* = uncredited

Directed by: Robert Asher
© Copyright Incorporated Television Co. Ltd. MCMLXVII [1967]
An ITC production
Series Created by: Monty Berman and Dennis Spooner
Produced by: Monty Berman
Associate Producer: Johnny Goodman
Production Manager: Malcolm Christopher
Screenplay by: Donald James
Script Supervision by: Dennis Spooner
Second Unit Director: John Hough
Assistant Director: Ken Baker
Continuity: Valery Norman
Director of Photography: Frank Watts
Second Unit Cameraman: James Allen
Camera Operator: John Winbolt
Supervising Electrician: Ted Hallows
Editor: Inman Hunter
Post-production Supervisor: Philip Aizlewood
Theme Composed by: Tony Hatch
Musical Director: Edwin Astley
Music Editor: Alan Willis
Sound Recordists: Len Shilton, Claude Hitchcock
Sound Editor: Russ Hill
RCA Sound Recording
Wardrobe Supervisor: Laura Nightingale
Make-up Supervisor: Gerry Fletcher
Hairdressing: Michael Jones
Special Effects: Sid Pearson
Art Director: Charles Bishop
Associate Art Director: John Graysmark
Set Dresser: Brian Rider
Production Buyer: Sid Palmer
Construction Manager: Bill Greene
Scenic Artist: A.J. Van Montagu
Made on location and at Associated British Elstree Studios, England
Stunt Arranger: Bill Sawyer
Casting: John Owen

Stuart Damon (Craig Stirling)
Alexandra Bastedo (Sharron Macready)
William Gaunt (Richard Barrett)
Anthony Nicholls as Tremayne
Terence Alexander (Douglas Trennick)
Adrienne Corri (Mrs Trennick)
David Lodge (Porth)
Anne Sharp (Jane Soames)
Michael Bilton (Dan)
Walter Sparrow (George Whetlor)
Jerold Wells (Hoad)
Frank Thornton (clerk)
Terence Mountain [bank robber] *
George Roderick [drinker in bar] *
Josephine Tewson [hotel switchboard operator] *