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51. The Unwanted


Robert Gibson.......Frank Wilson
Johnny Barker.......Gregory Ross
Lillian Gibson.......Alexandra Hynes
Mary Corbett.......Neva Carr-Glyn
Ed Lane.......Paul Young
Joyce Gibson.......Judy Champ
Tommy Slater.......Ivor Bromley
Mrs. Slater.......Joan Letch
Dr. Manningham.......Roly Barlee
Svoboda.......Mackie Smetana
Ralph Ward.......Denzil Howson
Mrs. Ward.......Joy Corbett
Const. Jones.......Russell Beedles

Script.......Sonia Borg
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Script Editor.......Phil Freedman

Synopsis: While investigating three assaults on a young girl, Yarra Central police are faced with several other problems, including the disappearance of a small-time criminal wanted for questioning and the defiant attitude of a stubborn old lady.

Airdate:
Melbourne 28/4/70
Maryborough QLD 5/5/70
Sydney 12/5/70
Toowoomba QLD 13/5/70
Adelaide 19/5/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 25/5/70


52. Marvels Of Reproduction

Suzy Potter.......Kate Fitzpatrick
Alf Clark.......Alister Smart
Jill Clark.......Judy Jack
Ted Jamieson.......Don Philps
Ron 'Porky' Potter.......Doug Kingsman
Williams.......John Gould
Tony Potter.......Helmut Bakaitis
Const. Richardson.......Peter Felmingham
Brooks.......John Gallimore
Mrs. Cusack.......Barbara Brandon

Script.......David Minter
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Alf Clark and his pregnant wife Jill are in partnership with her idealistic brother in a counterfeiting racket. Problems occur when they become involved with petty criminal Ted Jamieson.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 5/5/70
Newcastle NSW 12/5/70
Sydney 19/5/70
Brisbane 21/5/70
Orange NSW 27/5/70
Canberra 8/6/70
Lismore NSW 22/10/70
Tamworth NSW 11/2/71

 

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Ep. 52: Alister Smart & Don Philps

53. A Bit Of Culture

Ellen Deakin.......Janet Kingsbury
Jean Paisley.......Barbara Stephens
Colin Clark.......Walter Sullivan
Arthur Deakin.......Marshall Jones
Herbert Morgan.......Harry Lawrence
Prof. Gil Summers.......Denis Pryor
Customer.......Arnold Riches
Barman.......Frank Gow
Reporter.......Bob Moors
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Carter.......Max Fairchild
Wilson.......Hamish Hughes
TV Interviewer.......Ken Fraser
Neighbour.......Christine Calcutt
Floor manager.......Richard Hayes-Marshall
Cole.......Manuel Bugeja
Taxi driver.......Bob Horsfall

Script.......Howard Griffiths
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Dorothy Crawford

Synopsis: A local art festival uncovers a raft of problems for the police of Yarra Central. At the centre of the trouble is Arthur Deakin - a poet, an alcoholic and a house-breaker.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 12/5/70
Sydney 26/5/70
Wollongong NSW 26/5/70
Toowoomba QLD 27/5/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 8/6/70
Canberra 15/6/70
Port Pirie SA 3/9/70
Lismore NSW 29/10/70
Tamworth NSW 18/2/71

 


Ep. 53: Janet Kingsbury, Harry Lawrence & Marshall Jones

54. Johnny Reb

John Harris.......Keith Lee
Arthur Bull.......Peter Adams
Magistrate.......Peter Collingwood
Charles Swift.......Ivor Bromley
Insp. Coughlan.......John Edwards
Marjorie Phillips.......Lynn Flanagan
Alice Harris.......Babs Wheelton
Sanders.......Jack Perry
Reporter.......Peter Berg
Mechanic.......Gordon Malcolm
Prisoner.......Stephen Overall
Clerk of court.......Bryan Johnson
Breathalyser man.......Robert Schroeder
Constable 1.......Peter Boyle
Constable 2.......John Cavanagh

Script.......John Dingwall
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Edward Ogden

Synopsis: A man becomes rebellious when questioned about his driving, taking a stand on principle against what he sees as an injustice. The Yarra Central police become the centre of attention when newspapers get hold of the story and run with it.

Notes: John Dingwall was joint winner of an Awgie Award for Best Script For A TV Drama Series (1970) for this episode (shared with Tony Morphett for Dynasty episode 5 'Cry Me A River'). Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 19/5/70
Brisbane 4/6/70
Maryborough QLD 9/6/70
Orange NSW 11/6/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 15/6/70
Canberra 22/6/70
Lismore NSW 5/11/70
Tamworth NSW 25/2/71
Mildura VIC 10/5/71


55. The Tangled Web


Michael Jordan.......Brian Anderson
Lillian Jordan.......June Salter
Andrew Jordan.......Brendon Lunney
Val Gibbons.......Barbara Stephens
Suzanne Middleton.......Beverley Dunn
Thomas.......Malcolm Phillips
Cheryl Harvey.......Gail Esler
Harry Granger.......Peter Hanlon
'Droopy' Daniels.......Keith Kaye
Bascombe.......Clive Hearne
Harry (forensic).......Robert Schroeder
Clarrie.......Bobby Bright
Servo attendant.......David Bowman
Jimmy Fisher.......Michael Springthorpe
'Chatty' Jack.......Jack Budden
Clerk.......John Cavanagh

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Investigations into a series of safe breakings uncover an unexpected romantic but illegal entanglement when police discover a man with two wives.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Traralgon VIC 7/4/70
Melbourne 26/5/70
Sydney 9/6/70
Wollongong NSW 9/6/70
Toowoomba QLD 9/6/70
Orange NSW 18/6/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 22/6/70
Canberra 29/6/70
Lismore NSW 12/11/70
Tamworth NSW 4/3/71

 


Ep. 54: Peter Adams & Terence Donovan

56. The Big Bloke

Jack Wilde.......Deryck Barnes
Gary Wilde.......Ross Thompson
Jerry Fletcher.......Graeme Blundell
Eric McLean.......Telford Jackson
Ray Lindsay.......Patrick Edgeworth
Barbie Gallagher.......Sally Walker
Mrs. Wilde.......Queenie Ashton
Joyce Kerr.......Shirley Cameron
Sammy Judd.......Roy Lyons
Bernie Sullivan.......Burt Cooper
Mitford.......Sydney Bromley
Mrs. Campbell.......Agnes Dobson
Mrs. Collins.......Roz De Winter
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp

Script.......Terry Stapleton
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Script Editor.......Dorothy Crawford

Synopsis: Yarra Central police contend with a bank hold-up and a bizarre confidence trick involving the freezing of dead bodies. Suspicion for both crimes centres on the much loved son of a family.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 2/6/70
Newcastle NSW 9/6/70
Sydney 16/6/70
Wollongong NSW 16/6/70
Toowoomba QLD 16/6/70
Orange NSW 25/6/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 29/6/70
Canberra 6/7/70
Lismore NSW 19/11/70
Tamworth NSW 11/3/71

57. My Mate Death

Judy Sutton.......Judy Morris
Ernie Callan.......Peter Adams
Malcolm Tanner.......John Derum
Dr. Mayne.......Arthur Barradell-Smith
Bluey.......Peter Cummins
Mrs. Tanner.......Hilda Scurr
WPC Jess.......Alison Bird
Const. Baker.......Paul Cronin
George Blundle.......Danny O'Meara
Nurse.......Carolyn Kennett

Script.......Douglas Tainsh
From an idea by.......Terence Donovan
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Dorothy Crawford

Synopsis: While serving a short sentence for theft, young and impressionable Malcolm Tanner formed a hero-worshipping friendship with his tough, ruthless cellmate Ernie Callan. After serving his sentence, Tanner is overjoyed when Callan offers to come and live with Tanner and his family while continuing his life of crime. However, joy turns to tragedy when it is learned that the police are hunting his mate, not only because of his criminal activities, but because he is a carrier of a deadly strain of smallpox.

Notes: New opening titles.

Airdate:
Melbourne 9/6/70
Newcastle NSW 16/6/70
Sydney 23/6/70
Wollongong NSW 23/6/70
Brisbane 25/6/70
Maryborough QLD 30/6/70
Orange NSW 2/7/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 6/7/70
Canberra 13/7/70
Lismore NSW 26/11/70
Tamworth NSW 18/3/71
Broken Hill NSW 20/1/72

 


Ep. 56: Patrick Edgeworth & Graeme Blundell

58. Free The Queen

Vivienne Gunnerson.......Jeanie Drynan
Shirley Batten.......Jackie Gee
Ricky Bevan.......Jeff Ashby
'Chalky' Gunnerson.......Ron Roberts
Ben Phillips.......Allan Trevor
Agnes Griggs.......Barbara Brandon
Green.......Ivor Bromley
Ken Bell.......John Preston

Script.......Douglas Tainsh
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Allan Trevor
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Yarra Central police face a crime following a 20-year-old pattern. Investigations lead them to master criminal 'Chalky' Gunnerson, who is a clever chess player and plans his moves against the police with care and precision. Also involved are his daughter Vivienne and a rather brash young apprentice, Ricky Bevan.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 16/6/70
Newcastle NSW 23/6/70
Sydney 30/6/70
Wollongong NSW 30/6/70
Toowoomba QLD 30/6/70
Brisbane 2/7/70
Maryborough QLD 7/7/70
Orange NSW 9/7/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 13/7/70
Canberra 20/7/70
Lismore NSW 3/12/70
Tamworth NSW 25/3/71

 

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Jackie Gee

59. The Emerging Man

Kerry Nolan.......Lynette Curran
Paula Downs.......Helen Noonan
Norm Shields.......Mike Dorsey
John Anderson.......Brendon Lunney
Faye Welch.......Anne Harvey
Patty.......Sue Donovan
Anne.......Bethany Lee
Garrick.......Bob Horsfall
Mrs. Anderson.......Kay Taylor
Hillman.......Mackie Smetana
Trevor Lang.......Richard Doggett

Script.......Max Sims
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Paul Eddey
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: John Anderson, a neurotic young camera enthusiast, unwittingly becomes a key figure in a police search for a couple of jewel thieves.

Notes: Sue Donovan, hostess of the ABC children's series Adventure Island and wife of Terence Donovan, had a small guest role in this episode - playing opposite her then husband as Det. Peters' girlfriend. "Crawfords have often asked me to appear in Division 4," said Sue, "but I have to be very choosy about what sort of role I take on, because I can't afford to damage my image with viewers of Adventure Island. I told Crawfords that I would accept their offer when the right part came along, and this was it."62

Airdate:
Melbourne 23/6/70
Newcastle NSW 30/6/70
Sydney 7/7/70
Wollongong NSW 7/7/70
Toowoomba QLD 7/7/70
Brisbane 9/7/70
Maryborough QLD 14/7/70
Orange NSW 16/7/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 20/7/70
Canberra 27/7/70
Lismore NSW 10/12/70
Tamworth NSW 1/4/71

60. The Handicapper

Christine Hasset.......Lynn Rainbow
Stan Hasset.......Alister Smart
Harry Lester.......Vic Gordon
Nina Radcliffe.......Benita Collings
Leo Radcliffe.......Kevin Leslie
Arson Squad detective.......Paul Cronin
Norm (forensic).......Alan Stewart
Horace McNattie.......David John
Bob Surrey.......John Gould
Doris Chappel.......Agnes Dobson
Mrs. McNattie.......Pat Weissman
Himself (jockey).......Tom McGinley

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Sonia Borg

Synopsis: Yarra Central police investigate threatening letters and attempts to injure a leading professional jockey.

Notes: Agnes Dobson reprises the minor role of Doris Chappel in ep. 85, 'Gaolbird'.

Airdate:
Melbourne 30/6/70
Newcastle NSW 7/7/70
Sydney 14/7/70
Wollongong NSW 14/7/70
Toowoomba QLD 14/7/70
Brisbane 16/7/70
Maryborough QLD 21/7/70
Orange NSW 23/7/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 27/7/70
Canberra 3/8/70
Lismore NSW 17/12/70

 


Ep. 59: Helen Noonan & Brendon Lunney

61. Closed Doors

Tina Findlay.......Helen Morse
Max Gillies.......Roger Ward
Mr. Findlay.......Keith Eden
Gloria Keating.......Shirley Cameron
Johno.......Luigi Villani
Harry Hobson.......Keith Kaye
Ken (barman).......Bob Horsfall
Mrs. Findlay.......Colleen Miller
Moroney.......Bert Benney
Mrs. Werner.......Christine Calcutt
Mrs. Walsh.......Jan Russ
Neighbour.......Pat Weissman

Script.......Tom Hegarty
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Dorothy Crawford

Synopsis: A young girl, Tina Findlay, is caught shoplifting, and Policewoman Margaret Stewart probes her background to find a reason why. Trying to help Tina proves difficult and unrewarding when she becomes mixed-up with hardened criminal Max Gillies.

Airdate:
Melbourne 7/7/70
Newcastle NSW 14/7/70
Sydney 21/7/70
Wollongong NSW 21/7/70
Toowoomba QLD 21/7/70
Brisbane 23/7/70
Maryborough QLD 28/7/70
Orange NSW 30/7/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 3/8/70
Lismore NSW 24/12/70

 


Ep. 61: Helen Morse & Roger Ward

62. Message Intercepted

Bill Janson.......Tim Eliott
Terry Janson.......Peter Corbett
Mrs. Thomas.......Margaret Cruickshank
Mrs. Janson.......Marion Johns
Mrs. Mathews.......Enid Lorimer
Constable 1.......Paul Cronin
Collins.......Denzil Howson
Const. Samuels.......Lloyd Cunnington
Herb O'Malley.......Ivor Bromley
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Dr. Carter.......Tom Lake
Clark.......Arnold Riches
Constable 2.......Peter Boyle

Script.......David Minter
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Sonia Borg

Synopsis: Yarra Central police, who rely heavily on radio communication with D-24, face problems when two criminals steal a police radio.

Airdate:
Melbourne 14/7/70
Newcastle NSW 21/7/70
Sydney 28/7/70
Wollongong NSW 28/7/70
Toowoomba QLD 28/7/70
Brisbane 30/7/70
Maryborough QLD 4/8/70
Orange NSW 6/8/70
Lismore NSW 31/12/70

 


Ep. 62: Enid Lorimer & Peter Corbett

63. There Goes Betty Seymour

Foster Seymour.......Chuck Kehoe
Ralph Carter.......Patrick Edgeworth
Barney Jones.......Tom Farley
Betty Seymour.......Jacqueline Kott
Jim Seymour.......Brian Evis
Joe Maloney.......Mike Jackopson
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Mavis McKenzie.......Agnes Dobson
Ethel Jones.......Barbara Brandon
Mrs. Arthurton.......Roz De Winter
George Green.......David Bowman

Script.......Max Sims
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Lynn Bayonas

Synopsis: An American migrant woman who is homesick has a breakdown and becomes dangerously violent. The plight of her family is worsened when the son becomes involved in a series of service station robberies.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 21/7/70
Newcastle NSW 28/7/70
Sydney 4/8/70
Wollongong NSW 4/8/70
Toowoomba QLD 4/8/70
Lismore NSW 7/1/71
Tamworth NSW 29/4/71

64. The Prisoners

Judy Morris.......Patricia Leehy
Mandy Peters.......Amanda Irving
Peter Kruger.......Paul Karo
Insp. Tom Hogan.......Frank Wilson
George Morris.......Max Meldrum
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Jack Cooper.......Richard Gilbert
Liz Cooper.......Marion Edward
Dr. Walt Gray.......Ken Fraser
Pat Connor.......Stephen Overall
Girl.......Virginia Cleveland
Boyfriend.......Martin Phelan

Script.......Howard Griffiths
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Film Director.......Denis Ingram
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Phil Freedman

Synopsis: While on holidays, Det. Peters gets married in rather rushed circumstances - he was tricked into the marriage by a pregnancy claim. Then, when a prisoner dies in the Yarra Central lock-up, Det. Peters goes through the most trying experience of his life when he is held directly responsible.

Airdate:
Melbourne 28/7/70
Newcastle NSW 4/8/70
Lismore NSW 14/1/71

65. Brother Animal

Denis Billington.......Paul Young
Mrs. Bremmer.......Nina Gregory
Lisa Bremmer.......Jessica Ball
Builder.......Peter Aanensen
Arthur Fielding.......Alan Rowe
Billington.......David John
Mary Billington.......Joan Letch
Spinster.......Vivean Gray
John Bristow.......Eric Heyes
Crossley.......Tom Travers
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Donegan.......Les James
Bulk mix manager.......Roger Carroll
Foreman concreter.......Eddie Mooney
Mrs. Dawson.......Nanette Goode
Jones.......Manuel Bugeja

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editors.......Dorothy Crawford & Phil Freedman

Synopsis: Feelings of hatred and fear run high in the Yarra Central district when a number of young children are molested by an unknown man. Policewoman Margaret Stewart receives her promotion to Senior Constable.

Airdate:
Melbourne 4/8/70
Lismore NSW 21/1/71
Tamworth NSW 13/5/71

 


Ep. 63: Jacqueline Kott

66. A Key To Paradise

Paula Robinson.......Pat Bishop
Charlie Simms.......Ron Roberts
Mickey Manners.......Brian Hannan
Barry Cotton.......John Trenaman
Reg Blake.......Brian Wenzel
Sammy Judd.......Roy Lyons
Collins.......John Russell
Constable.......John Noble

Script.......Douglas Tainsh
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Film Director.......Denis Ingram
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Phil Freedman

Synopsis: Persistence by Const. Dwyer in checking details following a minor car accident leads the Yarra Central police on to the trail of one of the world's most notorious international robberies.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 11/8/70
Canberra 14/9/70
Lismore NSW 28/1/71
Tamworth NSW 20/5/71

 

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Ep. 66: Pat Bishop, Ron Roberts & Brian Hannan

67. A Special Occasion

Christine Marriott.......Helen Morse
Vic Delaney.......Michael Pate
Leo Buckley.......Stewart Ginn
Peter Johnson.......Peter Whitford
Joe Emerson.......Mike Jackopson
Stephen Heywood.......Kenric Hudson
Sandy Collins.......Margaret Shepherd
Madge Turner.......Shirley Smith
Jerry Carson.......Bobby Bright
Curly.......Frank Gow
Drunk.......Ivor Bromley

Script.......Phil Freedman & Terry Stapleton
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Script Editor.......Dorothy Crawford

Synopsis: While investigating a series of daring robberies, Yarra Central police are confronted with some surprising characters - a pop singer; a hotel manager; two very 'quaint' furniture dealers; and a swinging, headstrong glamour girl.

Notes: No script credit on episode. Terence Donovan, Frank Taylor and Patricia Smith do not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 18/8/70
Traralgon VIC 18/8/70
Adelaide 8/9/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 14/9/70
Canberra 4/2/71
Tamworth NSW 27/5/71

 

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Ep. 67: Helen Morse & Michael Pate

68. Mad Monaghan

Les Monaghan.......Ben Gabriel
Bob Shaw.......John Ewart
Jack Harris.......Maurie Fields
Dr. Mooney.......Roly Barlee
Ethel Souter.......Phillipa Baker
Thelma Shaw.......Lesley Baker
'The Dutchman'.......Danny O'Meara
Mrs. Burton.......Sally Walker
Truckie.......Bob Horsfall
Mrs. Hanlon.......Christine Calcutt
Helen Burgess.......Murielle Salter
'Big Jim'.......Steven Overall
Constable.......John Noble
Photographer.......Bruce Beck
'Willie'.......Miriam Davis

Script.......John Dingwall
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Phil Freedman

Synopsis: Sen. Det. Banner and the Yarra Central police face death when they investigate a seemingly minor complaint about the behaviour of Les Monaghan, who is living in a fantasy world in which he sees himself as a soldier hero.

Airdate:
Melbourne 25/8/70
Sydney 8/9/70
Brisbane 10/9/70
Maryborough QLD 15/9/70
Orange NSW 17/9/70
Canberra 28/9/70
Lismore NSW 11/2/71

 

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Ep. 68: Ben Gabriel

69. Man From Lightning Ridge

Martha.......Barbara Stephens
Sam Breen.......Deryck Barnes
Danny Lynch.......Stuart Finch
Steve.......Michael Caton
Edna Shaw.......Bettina Welch
'Shaky' Miller.......Ernie Bourne
Ruby Slater.......Pat McDonald
Freddy Page.......Michael Howley
Freeman.......Tom Travers
Jeweller.......John Gould
Nipper.......Frank Hamilton

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Phil Freedman

Synopsis: Ex-criminal Sam Breen returns to Melbourne with a small fortune in opals that he mined at Lightning Ridge. When the opals are stolen he sets out after the two thieves, intent on obtaining his own justice.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 1/9/70
Sydney 15/9/70
Wollongong NSW 15/9/70
Toowoomba QLD 15/9/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 28/9/70
Canberra 5/10/70
Lismore NSW 18/2/71
Tamworth NSW 10/6/71

 


Ep. 69: Deryck Barnes & Stuart Finch

70. Payroll

Hayden Beck.......Peter Gwynne
Jeff Maynard.......Don Barkham
Trish Carstairs.......Judi Farr
Tony Fielding.......Tony Thurbon
Sammy Judd.......Roy Lyons
Hewitt.......Malcolm Phillips
Lowder.......Bob Horsfall
D24 operator.......Ian Crawford
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Pensioner.......Ivor Bromley
Payroll van driver.......Terry Trimble
Payroll guard.......Eddie Moonie
Security guard 1.......Max Murray
Security guard 2.......Harry Black

Script.......Tom Hegarty
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Yarra Central police receive a series of false tips about a planned city payroll robbery, while also dealing with Hayden Beck, an ex-racing car driver with a chip on his shoulder. When a payroll robbery is actually committed, it soon becomes apparent that Beck had been recruited to drive the getaway car.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 8/9/70
Newcastle NSW 15/9/70
Sydney 22/9/70
Brisbane 24/9/70
Maryborough QLD 29/9/70
Orange NSW 1/10/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 5/10/70
Canberra 12/10/70
Lismore NSW 25/2/71

 


Ep. 70: Peter Gwynne & Don Barkham

71. A Gathering Of The Clan

Helen Ford.......Judy Morris
Carl Glasson.......Nigel Lovell
John Collins.......James Smillie
Mike Swanson.......Syd Conabere
Paul McBride.......Gordon Glenwright
Bert Foster.......Kevin Leslie
Anne Reeves.......Gail Esler
Sandra.......Lucrezia Mega
Mrs. Stewart.......Natalie Raine
Mrs. Reeves.......Joan Letch
Det. Sgt. Bob Hanley.......Ramsey McLean
Constable.......John Cavanagh
Spectator.......John Budden
Guard.......Louis Seater
Footy club official.......Vin Foster

Script.......Max Sims
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Lyn Bayonas

Synopsis: Police keep watch on a group of criminals planning a daring and unusual robbery - but they disappear when the robbery is imminent. WPC Stewart gets little help investigating a quack doctor who is treating the girlfriend of one of the criminals.

Airdate:
Melbourne 15/9/70
Sydney 29/9/70
Wollongong NSW 29/9/70
Toowoomba QLD 29/9/70
Orange NSW 8/10/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 12/10/70
Canberra 19/10/70
Lismore NSW 1/3/71
Tamworth NSW 24/6/71

 


Ep. 71: Nigel Lovell & Judy Morris

72. Elizabeth The Third

Sandra Black.......Jeanie Drynan
Daniel Castle.......Edward Ogden
Percy Black.......Don Philps
Walter Casey.......Stewart Ginn
Elizabeth Castle.......Doreen Warburton
Freddie Baxter.......Norman Kaye
Stanley Lucas.......Denzil Howson
Receptionist.......Alison Bird
Gardener.......Keith Kaye
Barman 1.......Frank Gow
Davis.......George Pappas
Barman 2.......Jeffrey Booth
Landlady 1.......Louise Homfrey
Pedestrian.......Robert Easterbrook
Landlady 2.......Daphne Miller

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Assistant Film Director.......Darryl Sheen
Script Editor.......Lyn Bayonas

Synopsis: Daniel Castle, a timid Englishman, leaves his domineering wife Elizabeth and the shop they own in London, taking money from their joint bank account. Elizabeth pursues him to Australia and discovers he has lost most of the money to two con-men.

Airdate:
Melbourne 22/9/70
Newcastle NSW 29/9/70
Sydney 6/10/70
Wollongong NSW 6/10/70
Brisbane 8/10/70
Maryborough QLD 13/10/70
Orange NSW 15/10/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 19/10/70
Canberra 26/10/70
Lismore NSW 8/3/71
Tamworth NSW 1/7/71

73. Smiler

Ted Watts.......John Ewart
Bob 'Smiler' Suttle.......Gordon McDougall
Lucinda Perkins.......Honnie Van Den Bosch
Joan Suttle.......Virginia Vagg
Edie Suttle.......Betty Lucas
Detective.......Paul Cronin
Alice Marsh.......Marion Edward
Jo Jo.......Noel Browne
Insp. Jim Groves.......Brian Muir
Mrs. Connor.......Murielle Salter
Billy Simmons.......Jack Perry
Leo Burns.......Malcolm Phillips
Billington.......Bert Benney
Detective Sergeant.......Les James
Barman.......Frank Gow

Script.......Howard Griffiths
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......George Miller
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob

Synopsis: Bob 'Smiler' Suttle is a 40-year-old policeman and is still a constable. His resentment leaves him open to a bribery attempt when a criminal tempts him with a scheme that could help him gain a promotion.

Notes: Acting debut for In Melbourne Tonight personality Honnie Van Den Bosch. Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 29/9/70
Newcastle NSW 6/10/70
Sydney 13/10/70
Wollongong NSW 13/10/70
Toowoomba QLD 13/10/70
Orange NSW 22/10/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 26/10/70
Tamworth NSW 8/7/71

74. Wednesday's A Quiet Night

Ginny Hall.......Darlene Johnson
Arnie Cooper.......Tom Oliver
Harry Sullivan.......Paul Karo
William Perkins.......Don Crosby
Crime Car Squad Constable.......Paul Cronin
D24 operator.......Ian Crawford
Billy Perkins.......Matthew Crosby
Neighbour.......John Gould
Doris Perkins.......Joan Letch
Crime Car Squad Senior Constable.......Robert Hallett
Homicide Squad Detective Sergeant.......Les James
Arthur Wallace.......David Ravenswood
Sen. Const. Potter.......George Cunningham
Dr. Bailey.......Eric Heyes
Stan.......Stanley Berkoff
Miss Westerway.......Elizabeth Wing

Script.......Ian Jones
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: A husband and wife’s drunken brawl, Banner's search for a man who mutilated a prostitute, and a young boy who wanders into Yarra Central make this Wednesday anything but the usual quiet night.

Airdate:
Melbourne 6/10/70
Toowoomba QLD 6/10/70
Newcastle NSW 13/10/70
Sydney 20/10/70
Wollongong NSW 20/10/70
Toowoomba QLD 20/10/70
Orange NSW 29/10/70
Canberra 9/11/70
Tamworth NSW 15/7/71

 


Ep. 72: Alison Bird

75. For Better, For Worse

Kay Hogan.......Tina Cornioley
Barry Newman.......Robert Bruning
Grandpa Wilson.......Eddie Hepple
Laura Newman.......Janne Coghlan
Geoff Newman.......Keith Reid
Robert Keally.......Denzil Howson
Sean Hickey.......Douglas Kelly
Joe Crundall.......Jack Perry
Mrs. Liscard.......Vivean Gray
Arnold Lancaster.......Kevin Colebrook
Mrs. Cutler.......Murielle Salter
Groomsman.......Paul Cronin
Priest.......Fr. Leo Flynn
Interior decorator.......Brian Crossley
Neighbour.......Daphne Miller
Bridesmaid 1.......Kerry Krenzien
Bridesmaid 2.......Carolyn Kennett

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Assistant Film Director.......Denis Ingram
Script Editor.......Lyn Bayonas

Synopsis: Yarra Central police contend with a professional burglar operating in their district who is proving to be most elusive. Constable Kevin Dwyer marries his girlfriend Kay Hogan.

Notes: GTV-9 invited viewers to attend filming of the wedding ceremony at St. Ignatius RC church, Richmond. The actual parish priest, Fr. Leo Flynn, performed the ceremony.

Airdate:
Melbourne 13/10/70
Newcastle NSW 20/10/70
Canberra 16/11/70
Wollongong NSW 27/10/70
Toowoomba QLD 27/10/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 9/11/70
Tamworth NSW 22/7/71

 


Ep. 75: Carolyn Kennett, Kerry Krenzien, Tina Cornioley & Ted Hamilton

76. The Recruit

Wendy Short.......Vicki Raymond
Const. George Bell.......Ross Thompson
Sylvester 'Cocky' Smythe.......Bruce Kerr
Benny Hogan.......John Cobley
Norman Adams.......Gordon Glenwright
Emily Adams.......Vivean Gray
Sammy Judd.......Roy Lyons
Mitchell.......Luigi Villani
Motorist.......Roly Barlee
Catani.......Manuel Bugeja
Silver.......Keith Kaye
Mrs. Gillespie.......Esme Melville
Mrs. Thomas.......Barbara Brandon

Script.......Enid Johns
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Assistant Film Director.......Denis Ingram
Script Editor.......Sonia Borg

Synopsis: Constable George Bell, an enthusiastic new recruit, tests the patience of his colleagues with his habit of rushing into things without thinking.

Notes: The character of George Bell returns in ep. 124, 'No Hard Feelings'. Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 20/10/70
Sydney 24/10/70
Newcastle NSW 27/10/70
Brisbane 5/11/70
Maryborough QLD 10/11/70
Orange NSW 12/11/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 16/11/70
Canberra 23/11/70
Wollongong NSW 8/12/70
Lismore NSW 5/4/71
Tamworth NSW 29/7/71

77. Three Man Trick

Larry Webster.......Alfred Sandor
Grace Milburn.......Irene Inescourt
Waitress.......Kerry Krenzien
Peter Stevens.......Gerald Fraser
Car salesman.......Hu Pryce
Woman.......Sheila Florance
Himself.......Leo Cole
Neighbour.......Muriel Watson

Script.......Phil Freedman
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......George Miller
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Dorothy Crawford

Synopsis: Policewoman Stewart tries to apprehend a bag-snatcher and is helped by a man who identifies himself as Larry Webster, an American FBI agent. He is later exposed as a confidence trickster.

Airdate:
Melbourne 25/10/70
Sydney 27/10/70
Wollongong NSW 10/11/70
Toowoomba QLD 10/11/70
Brisbane 12/11/70
Maryborough QLD 17/11/70
Orange NSW 19/11/70
Lismore NSW 12/4/71
Tamworth NSW 5/8/71

 

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Ep. 76: Ross Thompson & Bruce Kerr

78. Drop-Out

Penny Horton.......Helen Morse
Ken Frost.......Nigel Lovell
Sgt. Eddie Copeland.......Vic Gordon
Const. Pryor.......Paul Cronin
Dave Masters.......Terence Cooper
Iris Delaney.......Yvonne Matthews
Annie Kerr.......Lesley Baker
Paddy.......Denzil Howsen
Bluey McCall.......Jack Perry
Hospital sister.......Elizabeth Wing
Receptionist.......Kerry Krenzein
Marie.......Marie Hall
Carol.......Carryl Browne
'Rose'.......Garry Paterson

Script.......Tom Hegarty
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor

Synopsis: A vicious assault on a prostitute leads Yarra Central detectives into an investigation of prostitution in the district, and to a mysterious Mr. Frost who is not what he seems.

Airdate:
Melbourne 27/10/70
Traralgon VIC 3/11/70
Newcastle NSW 16/11/70
Toowoomba QLD 17/11/70
Brisbane 19/11/70
Maryborough QLD 24/11/70
Orange NSW 26/11/70
Canberra 7/12/70
Wollongong NSW 15/12/70
Lismore NSW 19/4/71
Tamworth NSW 12/8/71

79. I Thought I'd Met 'Em All

Daniel Smith.......Bruce Barry
Sue Lynch.......Jenee Welsh
Trevor Clark.......Damien Parker
Harold Clark.......Don Philps
Jonathan Pratt.......Arthur Baradell-Smith
Dr. Michael Clifton.......Jeff Ashby
Tom Erickson.......Peter Cummins
Jill Pratt.......Diane Lewis
Fiona Rayner.......Jan Russ
Valerie Porter.......Judith Roberts
Millicent Clark.......Joan Letch
Carmel Adams.......Vivean Gray
Freddy Maynard.......Martin Phelan
Billings.......Don Vincent
Motorist.......Eddie Mooney
Mourner 1.......Miriam Davis
Mourner 2.......Hugh Henshaw
Mourner 3.......Wendy Bulley
Mourner 4.......Francis Dufty
Mourner 5.......Kenneth Lee

Script.......Max Sims
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Assistant Film Director.......Darryl Sheen
Script Editor.......Lynn Bayonas

Synopsis: Trevor Clark is suspected of being a 'Peeping Tom' when he is rejected by his girlfriend. Investigating the case, Yarra Central police are confronted by a weird religious sect.

Notes: Terence Donovan does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 1/11/70
Toowoomba QLD 24/11/70
Brisbane 26/11/70
Maryborough QLD 1/12/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 7/12/70
Canberra 14/12/70
Wollongong NSW 29/12/70
Newcastle NSW 11/1/71
Lismore NSW 26/4/71
Tamworth NSW 9/9/71

 

80. Separation

Louise Jenkins.......Benita Collings
Don Jenkins.......Alister Smart
Teddy Parker.......Kevin Leslie
Teresa Jenkins.......Jessica Ball
Sally.......Sandra McGregor
Tony.......Luigi Villani
Mrs. Carrington.......Joan Winchester
Spencer Carrington.......Sean McEuan
Schwartz.......Kevin Colebrook
William Parker.......Jack Malcolm

Script.......David Minter
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Lynn Bayonas

Synopsis: A young girl and her separated parents become the victims when an overbearing mother-in-law takes their affairs into her own hands and hires a private detective.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 3/11/70
Newcastle NSW 9/11/70
Wollongong NSW 24/11/70
Toowoomba QLD 1/12/70
Maryborough QLD 8/12/70
Orange NSW 10/12/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 14/12/70
Canberra 21/12/70
Lismore NSW 3/5/71
Tamworth NSW 19/8/71

81. Running Sheet

Mandy Peters.......Amanda Irving
Godfrey Willis.......Noel Ferrier
Const. Thompson.......Paul Cronin
Betty Gregson.......Pat MacDonald
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Jeff Byrne.......John Armstrong
Porter.......Mackie Smetana
Miss Parsons.......Vivean Gray
Bloke in car.......Martin Phelan
Caretaker.......Manuel Bugeja
Greg Davis.......Gary Patterson
Girl in car.......Barbara Brighton
Old lady.......Kitty Virgoe
Nicky Gregson.......Graham Robertson

Script.......Howard Griffiths
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Yarra Central police have to deal with a mysterious shop breaker and a lonely widower. Det. Peters' police duties are affected by events in his private life when his marriage is on the rocks.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 8/11/70
Sydney 10/11/70
Newcastle NSW 23/11/70
Toowoomba QLD 8/12/70
Maryborough QLD 15/12/70
Orange NSW 17/12/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 21/12/70
Canberra 28/12/70
Lismore NSW 10/5/71
Tamworth NSW 2/9/71

 

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Ep. 80: Jessica Ball, Benita Collings & Alister Smart

82. A Trip To The City

Julie.......Judy Jack
Jane Cowan.......Mary-Ann Severne
Susie.......Cindy Wright
Charlie Penn.......Jack Thompson
Pam Larkins.......Sandra McGregor
John Finch.......Stewart Ginn
Michael Cowan.......Sean Scully
George Thomas.......Kenric Hudson
Elaine.......Nina Gregory
Sylvia.......Jennifer Claire
Fred (taxi driver).......Jack Perry
Fireman.......Les James
Customer.......Charles Thorne
Robert McGuire.......Gordon Lishman
Newspaper reporter.......Peter Berg
TV reporter.......Raymond O'Reilly
Constable.......John Cavanagh
Second customer.......Paul Gregorevic

Script.......David Minter
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Ian Bennett
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Assistant Film Director.......Darryl Sheen
Script Editor.......Lynn Bayonas

Synopsis: A man who has always lived in the bush visits the city and takes strong exception to the vice he considers is prevalent in city life. His subsequent actions unleash a campaign of terror.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 10/11/70
Sydney 14/11/70
Newcastle NSW 7/12/70
Toowoomba QLD 15/12/70
Wollongong NSW 22/12/70
Maryborough QLD 22/12/70
Orange NSW 24/12/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 28/12/70
Lismore NSW 17/5/71
Tamworth NSW 26/8/71

 


Mary-Ann Severne

83. Pratfall

Jill Horner.......Bobo Faulkner
Hugo Smith.......Don Barker
Neil Henderson.......Peter Whitford
Fay Henderson.......Judith Roberts
Will 'Duff-Duff' Duffy.......Ron Shand
Mrs. Smith.......Neva Carr-Glyn
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Hilda.......Marie Hall
Mitchell.......Jack Malcolm
Meadows.......Mackie Smetana
Mrs. Ford.......Murielle Salter
Hopkins.......Fred Ford

Script.......Tom Hegarty
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Will 'Duff-Duff' Duffy, a clown who specialises in trick falls, and Hugo Smith, a criminal with a child-like personality, have never met, but their stories become intertwined when Yarra Central police investigate a robbery, a suicide and extortion.

Airdate:
Melbourne 15/11/70
Sydney 17/11/70
Wollongong NSW 17/11/70
Toowoomba QLD 22/12/70
Maryborough QLD 29/12/70
Orange NSW 31/12/70
Canberra 11/1/71
Newcastle NSW 19/1/71

Brisbane 25/2/71
Lismore NSW 24/5/71

Tamworth NSW 16/9/71

84. Point Of View

Norma MIles.......Lyndall Rowe
Marcus Greer.......Eddie Hepple
Jonothon Browne.......Kenric Hudson
Ronnie Snow.......Peter Noble
District Inspector.......Peter Collingwood
Mrs. Palmer.......Joan Letch
Palmer.......Don Vincent

Script.......Douglas Tainsh
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: An investigation into homosexual activity in Yarra Central leads to the discovery of a number of unusual burglaries.

Airdate:
Melbourne 17/11/70
Sydney 21/11/70
Newcastle NSW 21/12/70
Toowoomba QLD 29/12/70
Coffs Harbour NSW 11/1/71
Adelaide 18/5/71
Brisbane 3/6/71
Tamworth NSW 23/9/71

85. Gaolbird

Brenda De Costa.......Janet Kingsbury
Gail De Costa.......Cecily Polson
Carl Nixon.......John Bonney
George De Costa.......Vic Gordon
John Brody.......Max Cullen
Rowley.......Carl Bleazby
Motorist.......Peter Aanensen
Patti.......Christine Burke
Factory worker.......Keith Kaye
Harry Smailey.......Roy Day
Doris Chappel.......Agnes Dobson
Littlewood.......Arnold Riches
'Hercules' Hudson.......Dennis Clinton

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Ian Bennett
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Lynn Bayonas

Synopsis: Yarra Central police investigate a payroll robbery with some very unusual features that almost has them stumped.

Notes: Agnes Dobson reprises the minor role of Doris Chappel, first seen in ep. 60, 'The Handicapper'.

Airdate:
Melbourne 22/11/70
Sydney 24/11/70
Maryborough QLD 12/1/71
Orange NSW 14/1/71
Brisbane 1/4/71
Toowoomba QLD 21/5/71
Lismore NSW 7/6/71
Tamworth NSW 30/9/71

86. Dark Afternoon

June Simmons.......Lyndall Rowe
Brian Beetson.......Rod Mullinar
Morgan.......John Meillon
Andrew Hinton.......Peter Adams
Miriam Forrest.......Diana Davidson
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp
Nurse.......Mary Murphy
Neighbour.......Madeleine Orr

Script.......Ted Roberts
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Ian Bennett
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: A young country girl tries to set herself up as a prostitute in the city. She falls prey to a vice operator who sets up 'witchcraft' sessions for his clients.

Airdate:
Melbourne 24/11/70
Wollongong NSW 12/1/71
Toowoomba QLD 12/1/71
Maryborough QLD 19/1/71
Orange NSW 21/1/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 25/1/71
Lismore NSW 14/6/71
Tamworth NSW 7/10/71

 


Ep. 83: Neva Carr-Glyn & Don Barker

87. The Luck Of The Irish

Sheena O'Connell.......Mary-Ann Severne
Pat Doolan.......Vic Gordon
Mick O'Connell.......Edward Ogden
Tom Spencer.......Bruce Kerr
Kenneth O'Connell.......Peter Adams
Skully.......Colin McEwan
Bullock.......Max Osbiston
Tony-the-spag.......Luigi Villani
Magistrate Ryan.......Denzil Howsen
Mother O'Connell.......Queenie Ashton
Kelly.......John Armstrong
Drunk.......Don Vincent
Truck driver.......Max Fairchild
Mrs. Tony-the-spag.......Pat Weissman

Script.......Douglas Tainsh
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Police at Yarra Central become involved in a robbery and an illicit stills racket, and all their investigations take them to the notorious O'Connell family.

Notes: Features the return of the O'Connell family, who first appeared in ep. 7, 'It's A Great Day!'. Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 1/12/70
Maryborough QLD 26/1/71
Orange NSW 28/1/71
Brisbane 4/2/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 8/2/71
Wollongong NSW 18/5/71
Lismore NSW 21/6/71
Tamworth NSW 28/10/71

88. One Thing At A Time

Sue Burns.......Libby Gash
Malcolm Burns.......John Trenaman
Betty Burns.......Judith Fisher
Roy Brown.......Graeme Blundell
Magistrate.......John Frawley
Parsons.......Telford Jackson
Quin.......David Ravenswood
'The Flea'.......Peter Morris
Martin Smythe.......Roy Day
Baker.......Frank Gow
Clerk of courts.......Dean Reynolds
Bentley.......Gerald Fraser

Script.......Monte Miller
Director.......John Jacob
Film Director.......Paul Eddey
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......Ian Bennett
Assistant Film Director.......Darryl Sheen
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: While dealing with a teenage shoplifter, Policewoman Stewart experiences a frightening ordeal when they are held by a dangerous escapee from a mental institution.

Airdate:
Melbourne 19/1/71
Sydney 19/1/71
Canberra 19/1/71
Wollongong NSW 19/1/71
Toowoomba QLD 9/2/71
Brisbane 11/2/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 15/2/71
Lismore NSW 28/6/71
Tamworth NSW 21/10/71

 


Ep. 87: Vic Gordon and Mary-Ann Severne

89. Stream Of Conscience

Jan Craig.......Barbara Stephens
Marion Dalton.......Patsy King
Eric Burford.......Ewen Solon
Cowper.......Peter Aanensen
Terry Lintern.......Maurie Fields
Phil Dalton.......Kevin Golsby
Patricia.......Joy Mitchell
Demonstrator 1.......Alwyn Leckie
Demonstrator 2.......Jan Coulson
Demonstrator 3.......Ethel Edgar

Script.......Ted Roberts
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: A woman's anti-pollution campaign against a manufacturing company helps to uncover theft and corruption within the firm.

Airdate:
Melbourne 26/1/71
Sydney 26/1/71
Canberra 26/1/71
Maryborough QLD 9/2/71
Orange NSW 11/2/71
Toowoomba QLD 16/2/71
Brisbane 18/2/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 22/2/71
Lismore NSW 5/7/71
Tamworth NSW 28/10/71

90. Everyone Loves A Prang

Dick Harvey.......Robert Bruning
Grace Harvey.......June Salter
Paul Harvey.......Gregory Ross
Ray Cooper.......Graeme Blundell
Ron Wilson.......John Norman
Passenger.......Carryl Brown
John Evans.......Syd Conabere
Keating.......Roy Day
Buckley.......Ian Smith

Script.......Phil Freedman
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......David Lee
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Assistant Film Director.......Darryl Sheen
Script Editor.......Dorothy Crawford

Synopsis: Yarra Central police investigate a feud between rival tow-truck services which threatens to erupt into violence.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 9/2/71
Sydney 9/2/71
Maryborough QLD 16/2/71
Orange NSW 25/2/71
Toowoomba QLD 2/3/71
Brisbane 4/3/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 8/3/71
Lismore NSW 8/3/71
Tamworth NSW 4/11/71

 


Ep. 89: Ewen Solon (rear) and Patsy King (front)

91. As The Crow Flies

Barbara Marshall.......Elli Maclure
Sid Travis.......Don Barkham
Clare Davis.......Beverley Phillips
Sally Andrews.......Shirley Cameron
June Taylor.......Diane Dangerfield
Keith Davis.......Telford Jackson
Jo Collins.......Sally Walker
Betty.......Marion Edward
Geoff Williams.......Robert Essex
Drunk.......Neville Penton
Constable.......Peter Boyle

Script.......Don Battye
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Sonia Borg
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Lynn Bayonas

Synopsis: A tough stand-over group runs a prostitution racket utilising drugs and abduction. Policewoman Margaret Stewart finds herself in difficulties while undercover posing as a prostitute to crush the racket.

Airdate:
Canberra 9/2/71
Newcastle NSW 9/2/71
Melbourne 16/2/71
Sydney 16/2/71
Wollongong NSW 16/2/71
Maryborough QLD 2/3/71
Orange NSW 4/3/71
Toowoomba QLD 9/3/71
Brisbane 11/3/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 15/3/71

 


Ep. 91: Patricia Smith

 

92. The Monkey Chased The Weasel

Lisa Clark.......Pamela Stephenson
Elaine.......Kate Fitzpatrick
Paul Duncan.......Brendon Lunney
Ed Price.......John Cobley
Dr. John Clark.......Tim Eliott
Mark.......Eddie Hepple
Ben.......John Stanton
Pam.......Carryl Brown
Shop assistant.......Shirley Ann Kean
Burt O'Connor.......Patrick Edgeworth
Mrs. Duncan.......Kay Taylor
Mrs. Evans.......Barbara Brandon
Edna McKenzie.......Esme Melville

Script.......Luis Bayonas
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Lisa Clark, a doctor's wife, becomes an addict after her husband introduces her to drugs. Investigating a house breaking, police find that a youth, like too many of his age, has become trapped on a road of no return through drug usage.

Notes: The Broadcasting Control Board ruled this episode be shown after 8:30 PM.

Airdate:
Canberra 16/2/71
Melbourne 23/2/71
Sydney 23/2/71
Newcastle NSW 23/2/71
Wollongong NSW 23/2/71
Maryborough QLD 9/3/71
Orange NSW 11/3/71
Brisbane 18/3/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 22/3/71
Tamworth NSW 25/11/71

93. Command Performance

Mary Shaw.......Kirsty Child
Des Hartley.......Gary Gray
Jimmy Rickard.......Graeme Blundell
Stan Garrick.......Martin Harris
Paul Garrick.......Peter Corbett
Const. Bob Shaw.......Dennis Miller
Lennie Hamilton.......Gerald Fraser
Const. Tony Grice.......Tony Shepp
Doctor.......Roly Barlee
Lois Rickard.......Susanne Heywood
Motorist.......Arnold Riches
Nurse.......Margaret Dunbar
Mrs. Hamilton.......Madeleine Orr
Woman.......Margaret Stevens

Script.......Charles Stamp
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......Lynn Bayonas

Synopsis: A young constable is savagely attacked and seriously injured by five youths. The Yarra Central police put on a 'command performance' act to extract the truth from the suspects.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Canberra 23/2/71
Melbourne 2/3/71
Sydney 2/3/71
Wollongong NSW 2/3/71
Traralgon VIC 2/3/71
Maryborough QLD 16/3/71
Orange NSW 18/3/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 29/3/71
Tamworth NSW 2/12/71

94. Visitors From Hong Kong

Mei-Lin.......Elli Maclure
Earl Peterson.......Richard Meikle
McEvoy.......Tony Bazell
Stan 'The Wizard'.......Brian Moll
Lofty.......Eddie Hepple
Ted Hoffman.......Terry Gill
Peter Adams.......Jack Perry
Bolton.......Malcolm Phillips
Ben.......Brian Taylor
Purvis.......Allan Stewart
Ruth Adams.......Babs Wheelton

Script.......John Dingwall
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......Don Fitzsimmons
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Investigations into the theft of valuable but difficult to unload electronic equipment result in Yarra Central detectives investigating a highly organised betting syndicate.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode. A disclaimer in the closing credits advised that the PMG (Post-Master General's department, the then government body responsible for Australia's telephone network) had since made the wire-tapping shown in the episode technically impossible.

Airdate:
Melbourne 16/3/71
Sydney 16/3/71
Canberra 9/3/71
Newcastle NSW 9/3/71
Wollongong NSW 9/3/71
Orange NSW 1/4/71
Brisbane 8/4/71
Maryborough QLD 6/4/71
Tamworth NSW 9/12/71

 

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Ep. 92: Pamela Stephenson

95. So, It's A Living

Hillary Martin.......Cecily Polson
Meg Reagan.......Jeanie Drynan
Dave Clark.......Harold Hopkins
Jimmy Harrison.......Tom Oliver
Barmaid.......Shirley Kear
Kate.......Jill Milner
Irene.......Sally Conabere
Sol Abrams.......Kurt Ludescher
Charlton.......Roly Barlee
Annie Abrams.......Lyn Flanagan
Karen.......Meg Clancy
Mrs. Kelly.......Marie Redshaw
Mrs. Marks.......Brenda Beddison

Script.......Ted Roberts
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......George Miller
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Assistant Film Director.......Sherry James
Script Editor.......John Edwards

Synopsis: Con-man Jimmy Harrison and his girlfriend turn to burglary, which spells disaster for his two young accomplices and an elderly fence.

Airdate:
Melbourne 23/3/71
Sydney 23/3/71
Newcastle NSW 23/3/71
Wollongong NSW 23/3/71
Canberra 30/3/71
Brisbane 15/4/71
Toowoomba QLD 16/4/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 16/8/71
Tamworth NSW 16/12/71

96. The Infiltrator

Betty Andrews.......Julie Day
Jean 'Goldie' Fenner.......Olive Brown
Rex Davidson.......James Smillie
Charlie Slater.......Bill Hunter
Frank Andrews.......Mark Albiston
Ronnie Monks.......John Cobley
Bob Hammond.......Maurie Fields
Donald 'Black Macca' MacKenzie.......John Llewellyn
'Digger' Smith.......Roy Day
Const. Grice.......Tony Shepp

Script.......Enid Johns
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Sonia Borg

Synopsis: When the driver of an interstate gang is arrested, Yarra Central police see their chance to smash the racket by having Det. Peters acting undercover as his replacement.

Airdate:
Melbourne 30/3/71
Sydney 30/3/71
Canberra 30/3/71
Newcastle NSW 30/3/71
Wollongong NSW 30/3/71
Maryborough QLD 13/4/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 10/5/71
Tamworth NSW 23/12/71

 


Ep. 95: Jeanie Drynan and Tom Oliver ('stealing' some typewriters during rehearsal)

97. Big Man, Little Man

Nicole.......Mary-Ann Severne
Judy Parker.......Sandra McGregor
Sammy Mitchell.......Robert Brockman
Claude.......Vincent Gil
Charlie.......Peter Aanensen
Ted Bourke.......John Armstrong
Mrs. Bourke.......Neva Carr-Glyn
Bob.......Robert Essex
Barman.......Alwyn Owen
Dick.......Peter karan
Mrs. Finch.......Nanette Goode

Script.......Lyn Bower
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......Sonia Borg

Synopsis: Two men of short stature - one a notorious criminal who exploits his build to his own advantage, the other a young misfit who resents his size - cause trouble for the Yarra Central police.

Airdate:
Canberra 16/3/71
Newcastle NSW 16/3/71
Wollongong NSW 16/3/71
Melbourne 13/4/71
Sydney 13/4/71
Adelaide 6/4/71
Toowoomba QLD 7/5/71
Shepparton VIC 11/5/71
Brisbane 13/5/71
Orange NSW 27/5/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 21/6/71
Tamworth NSW 6/1/72

98. Could You Speak A Little Louder

Karen Drew.......Susannah Brett
John Drew.......Kevin Golsby
Ray Bates.......Brian Wenzel
Terry Curtin.......John Armstrong
Newspaper office girl.......Jennifer Craig
Shopper.......Eileen Chapman
Kelly.......Michael Howley
Wrecker.......Les James
William King.......Geoff Tonta
Det. Sgt. Tommy Kilby.......Alan Stewart
Mrs. Bennett.......Marguerite Loftus

Script.......Ted Roberts
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Andrew Swanson
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......John Jacob
Script Editor.......John Edwards
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: When radio talk-back announcer John Drew draws attention to a gang of car thieves operating in Yarra Central, his wife is threatened.

Airdate:
Sydney 20/4/71
Melbourne 4/5/71
Ballarat VIC 6/5/71
Adelaide 11/5/71
Brisbane 20/5/71
Canberra 25/5/71
Orange NSW 3/6/71
Maryborough QLD 8/6/71
Toowoomba QLD 25/6/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 28/6/71
Tamworth NSW 13/1/72

99. False Alarm

Janice Martin.......Mary-Ann Severne
Brian Martin.......Henri Szeps
Reg Jenkins.......Vincent Gil
Walter 'Swanee' Rivers.......Graham Rouse
Tom Wright.......Kenric Hudson
Lorraine.......Rosalind Hill
Sally.......Pam Tass
Roz.......Tamara Factor
Robert Archer.......Barry Hill
Les Knowles.......Ron Pinnell
'Creeper'.......Frank Hamilton
Alexander Short.......Barry Bell
Warner.......Ernest Wilson
Foote.......Barry Sampson

Script.......Monte Miller
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles
Script Editor.......John Edwards
Casting Director.......Henry Crawford

Synopsis: While police investigate a series of armed robberies, a young accountant tries to help his wife by giving police wrong information and is eventually blackmailed.

Notes: Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 11/5/71
Ballarat VIC 11/5/71
Traralgon VIC 11/5/71
Newcastle NSW 25/5/71
Canberra 1/6/71
Brisbane 10/6/71
Orange NSW 10/6/71
Maryborough QLD 15/6/71
Toowoomba QLD 25/6/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 12/7/71
Port Pirie SA 2/9/71
Tamworth NSW 27/1/72

 

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Ep. 97: Neva Carr-Glyn, Sandra McGregor, Robert Essex & Mary-Ann Severne

100. The Return Of John Kelso

John Kelso.......John Fegan
Knight.......Keith Eden
George Flack.......Gerard Maguire
Lil Kelso.......Shirley Cameron
Willie Aspinall.......Robert McDarra
Albert Crone.......Eddie Hepple
Mrs. Roche.......Joan Letch
Beryl Wicks.......Marguerite Loftus
Mrs. Laver.......Christine Calcutt
Ambulance man.......Ronald Little

Script.......John Dingwall
Director.......Ian Crawford
Film Director.......Gary Conway
Producer.......Marie Trevor
Assistant Producer.......David Charles

Synopsis: Yarra Central detectives investigate a brutal assault after John Kelso, a convicted murderer serving a life sentence, is paroled after 25 years.

Notes: This episode won a Penguin Award for Best Episode Of An Australian Drama (1972). John Fegan won a Logie Award for Best Individual Acting Performance (1971) and John Dingwall won an Awgie Award for Best Script For A TV Drama (1971). Patricia Smith does not appear in this episode.

Airdate:
Melbourne 25/5/71
Sydney 25/5/71
Wollongong NSW 25/5/71
Newcastle NSW 1/6/71
Canberra 8/6/71
Maryborough QLD 22/6/71
Toowoomba QLD 2/7/71
Coffs Harbour NSW 5/7/71
Brisbane 8/7/71
Tamworth NSW 20/1/72

 

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Ep. 100: Gerard Kennedy & John Fegan

Episodes 101 - 150 continued on next page

62. TV Week, May 23, 1970.