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The Night of the Big Heat 

The inhabitants of a remote village on Salisbury Plain are stricken by a sudden intense heatwave, and discover that it is the result of hideous aliens who are plotting to invade the planet.

Director:

Cyril Coke

Writers:

Giles Cooper, John Lymington (novel)

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Lee Montague ... Richard
Melissa Stribling ... Patricia
Sally Bazely ... Frankie
Bernard Cribbins ... Cpl. Pearce
Bernard Archard ... Sir James Murray
Karel Stepanek ... Dr. Harsen
Patrick Holt ... Squadron-Leader Grieves
Tony Quinn Tony Quinn ... Mick
Lawrence James Lawrence James ... Robert
Charles Rea Charles Rea ... Ben
June Ellis June Ellis ... Brenda
Nicholas Selby ... Group Capt. Griffiths
Meadows White Meadows White ... Charlie
Richard Meikle Richard Meikle ... Lindsey Stone
Leonard Grahame Leonard Grahame ... Flight Lt. Morgan
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The inhabitants of a remote village on Salisbury Plain are stricken by a sudden intense heatwave, and discover that it is the result of hideous aliens who are plotting to invade the planet.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 June 1960 (UK) See more »

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Remade as Island of the Burning Damned (1967) See more »

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