The Prisoner: The Chimes of Big Ben (1967)

UK, 8 October
48m 18s
35mm film, colour, 4:3
mono, English
Series: The Prisoner (1967-1968) – series 1, episode 2

A British fantasy television episode directed by Don Chaffey.

Plot Summary

There's a new arrival in The Village, Nadia, and Number Six recognises in her a kindred spirit. Will she be able to help him escape?


Directed by: Don Chaffey
© I.T.C. Incorporated Television Company Limited MCMLXVII [1967]
An ITC production. By Everyman Films Limited
Executive Producer: Patrick McGoohan
Produced by: David Tomblin
Written by: Vincent Tilsley
Script Editor: George Markstein
Director of Photography: Brendan J. Stafford
Editor: Spencer Reeve
Theme by: Ron Grainer
Sound Recordist: John Bramall
Wardrobe: Masada Wilmot
Make-up: Eddie Knight
Hairdressing: Pat Mcdermot
Art Director: Jack Shampan
Casting Director: Rose Tobias-shaw
Made on location and at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios, Borehamwood, England

Patrick McGoohan (The Prisoner)
Leo McKern (Number Two)
Nadia Gray (Nadia)
Finlay Currie (General)
Richard Wattis (Fotheringey)
Angelo Muscat (the butler)
Kevin Stoney (Colonel J.)
Christopher Benjamin (Number Two's assistant)
David Arlen (Karel)
Peter Swanwick (supervisor)
Hilda Barry (No.38)
Jack Le-White (first judge)
John Maxim (second judge)
Lucy Griffiths (third judge)