1990

UK / BBC / x55 m-e / 1977

Scifi drama series. A dystopian future in which Britain is ruled by the Department of Public Control (PCD) of the Home Office (headed by ruthless controller Herbert Skardon (Robert Lang)). The omnipotent PCD has eliminated individual rights and maintains control via ID cards, rationing, censorship, and electronic and physical surveillance. Jim Kyle (Edward Woodward), who works for the last independent newspaper, The Star, is a secret dissident who battles the forces of the establishment.

Cast: Edward Woodward (Jim Kyle), Robert Lang (Herbert Skardon), Lisa Harrow (Lynn Blake), Yvonne Mitchell (Kate Smith), Tony Doyle (Dave Brett), Paul Hardwick (Faceless),