The Tomorrow People Original Series Episode Guide

by Shaun Hately

 

Season One (30th April - 30th July 1973)

Regular Cast

Carol (Homo superior) Sammie Winmill
John (Homo superior) Nicholas Young
Kenny (Homo superior) Stephen Salmon
Stephen Jameson (Homo superior) Peter Vaughan-Clarke
TIM (Federation Biotronic Computer) Philip Gilbert
Ginger Harding (Homo sapiens) Michael Standing
Lefty (Homo sapiens) Derek Crewe
 

The Slaves of Jedikiah

Written by Brian Finch and Roger Price. Directed by Paul Bernard. 5 Episodes

We are introduced to the Tomorrow People as Stephen breaks out and joins their number. But before he can be brought to safety, he is kidnapped and the other Tomorrow People must rescue him from the clutches of Jedikiah and his gang of biker thugs.
 
Jedikiah (Shapechanging robot) Francis De Wolfe
Cyclops (Alien Creature) Robert Bridges
Mrs Jameson (Homo sapiens) Patricia Denys
Dr Stuart (Homo sapiens) Neville Barber
Policeman (Homo sapiens) Peter Weston
Staff Nurse (Homo sapiens) Christine Shaw
 

The Medusa Strain

Written by Brian Finch and Roger Price. Directed by Roger Price. 4 Episodes

Jedikiah, cast into space at the end of The Slaves of Jedikiah is rescued after five centuries and teams up with the villainous Rabowski, one of the last Homo sapiens still alive. Rabowski desire to pillage all of history, coupled with Jedikiah's desire to avenge himself upon the Tomorrow People puts the very fabric of time at risk.
 
Jedikiah (Shapechanging robot) Roger Bizley
Rabowski (Homo sapiens) Roger Booth
Peter (Homo superior) Richard Speight
Coppin (Android) David Prowse
The Medusa (Alien Creature) Norman McGlen
 

 The Vanishing Earth

Written by Brian Finch and Roger Price. Directed by Paul Bernard. 4 Episodes

Something is causing great natural disasters that put at risk, the very survival of Earth. The Tomorrow People must work quickly to save mankind - with a little assistance from a Federation Agent.
 
Steen (Federation Agent) Kevin Stoney
Smithers (Homo sapiens) Kenneth Farrington
Joy (Alien Creature) Nora Llewellyn
Spidron (Alien Creature) John Woodknut


 Season Two (4th February - 6th May 1974)

Regular Cast

Elizabeth M'Bondo (Homo superior) Elizabeth Adare
John (Homo superior) Nicholas Young
Stephen (Homo superior) Peter Vaughan-Clarke
TIM (Federation Biotronic Computer) Philip Gilbert
Chris Harding (Homo sapiens) Christopher Chittel
 

The Blue and the Green

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Roger Price. 5 Episodes

There is something peculiar about Stephen's new teacher, Elizabeth. It seems possible that she may be a Tomorrow Person. But there are other strange things going on as well - the forming of factions and unexplainable violence which seems to be linked to a painting done by a boy in Stephen's class. The phenomena is wide spread - all across the globe. The Tomorrow People must work out what is happening - and why.
 
Robert (Denajeli) Jason Kemp
Johnson (Homo sapiens) Ray Burdis
Grandfather (Homo sapiens) Nigel Pegram
Police Inspector (Homo sapiens) Simon Merrick
 

A Rift In Time

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Roger Price. 4 Episodes

Stephen and John are sharing the same dreams - dreams of the Time Guardian Peter. He seems to be calling out to them from the depths of history, and the Tomorrow People must journey back in time to help him in his duty to maintain the natural flow of time.
 
Peter (Homo superior) Richard Speight
Professor Freda Garner (Homo sapiens) Sylvia Coleridge
Professor Cawston (Homo sapiens) Bryan Stanion
Gaius (Homo sapiens) Stanley Lebor
Zenon (Homo superior) Stephen Jack
Guthrun (Homo sapiens) Mike Lee Lane
Lothar (Homo sapiens) Leonardo Pieroni
Cotus (Homo sapiens) Peter Duncan
Trystan (Homo sapiens) Leonard Gregory
Carol (Homo superior) Sammie Winmill
 

The Doomsday Men

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Roger Price. 4 Episodes

Stephen is sent undercover into a Scottish boarding school as part of a plan to investigate a secret society dedicated to the preservation of war, a society that is willing to hold the entire world to ransom to achieve its aims and that must be stopped to promote peace on Earth.
 
Paul (Homo sapiens) Simon Gipps-Kent
Douglas McLelland (Homo sapiens) William Relton
Lieutenant General McLelland (Homo sapiens) Lindsay Campbell
Dr Laird (Homo sapiens) Arnold Peters
Lee Wan (Homo sapiens) Eric Young
Major Longford (Homo sapiens) Derek Murcott
Traffic Warden (Homo sapiens) Nigel Pegram


Season Three (26th February - 21st May 1975)

Regular Cast

Elizabeth M'Bondo (Homo superior) Elizabeth Adare
John (Homo superior) Nicholas Young
Stephen Jameson (Homo superior) Peter Vaughan-Clarke
Tyso Boswell (Homo superior) Dean Lawrence
TIM (Federation Biotronic Computer) Philip Gilbert
Chris Harding (Homo sapiens) Christopher Chittel
 

Secret Weapon

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Stan Woodward. 4 Episodes

A new Tomorrow Person seems to be about to break out under the care of parapsychologist Professor Cawston. But the Tomorrow People are not the only group who want to get their hands on this boy. Governments will stop at nothing to have the powers of a Tomorrow Person under their control, and the Tomorrow People cannot allow that to happen.
 
Colonel Masters (Homo sapiens) Trevor Bannister
Patricia Conway (Homo superior) Ann Curthoys
Mrs Boswell (Homo sapiens) Joanna Tope
Evergreen Boswell (Homo sapiens) Denise Cook
Father O'Connor (Homo sapiens) Frank Gatliff
Prime Minister (Homo sapiens) Hugh Morton
 

Worlds Away

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Dennis Kirkland and Vic Hughes. 3 Episodes

At the request of Galactic Federation Ambassador, Timus Irnok Mosta, the Tomorrow People head off to the planet Peerie in an effort to free the local inhabitants from the control of the jackal headed Kulthan. The Vesh, the native telepaths of the planet Peerie are denied their powers by the Kulthan, and hunted down by the Veshtaker. It is up to the Tomorrow People to save them.
 
Timus Irnok Mosta (Federation Ambassador) Philip Gilbert
Tikno (Federation Agent) Philip Gilbert
Lenda (Vesh) Lydia Lisle
Veshtaker (Peerite) Barry Lineham
Arkron (Vesh) Keith Chegwin
Vanyon (Vesh) Reg Lye
Mrs Boswell (Homo sapiens) Joanna Tope
Evergreen Boswell (Homo sapiens) Denise Cook
 

A Man for Emily

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Stan Woodward. 3 Episodes

An alien spacecraft arrives in orbit around the Earth and one of the aliens descends to Earth in search of food. Unfortunately these aliens have a rather limited understanding of the culture of Earth, and so their presence and their desires causes complications that must be dealt with by the Tomorrow People.
 
The Momma (Alien Creature) Margaret Burton
Emily (Alien Creature) Sandra Dickinson
Elmer (Alien Creature) Peter Davison
Publican (Homo sapiens) Publican
Mr Greenhead (Homo sapiens) Bill Dean
 

The Revenge of Jedikiah

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Vic Hughes. 3 Episodes

Jedikiah attempts to exact his revenge on the Tomorrow People by impersonating Stephen and murdering Colonel Masters in cold blood. Tricia Conway will stop at nothing to capture the Tomorrow People, believing they are responsible for the death of the Colonel.
 
Jedikiah (Shapechanging robot) Francis de Wolfe
Patricia Conway (Homo superior) Ann Curthoys
Professor Cawston (Homo sapiens) Bryan Stanion
Mustaf (Homo sapiens) Ali Bongo
Evergreen Boswell (Homo sapiens) Denise Cook
Timus Irnok Mosta (Federation Ambassador) Philip Gilbert
Tikno (Federation Agent) Philip Gilbert
Professor Winifred Johnston (Homo sapiens) Anne Ridler
Sergeant Evans (Homo sapiens) John Lyons


Season Four (28th January - 10th March 1976)

Regular Cast

Elizabeth M'Bondo (Homo superior) Elizabeth Adare
John (Homo superior) Nicholas Young
Stephen Jameson (Homo superior) Peter Vaughan-Clarke
Tyso Boswell (Homo superior) Dean Lawrence
Mike Bell (Homo superior) Michael Holoway
TIM (Federation Biotronic Computer) Philip Gilbert
 

One Law

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Leon Thau. 3 Episodes

The Tomorrow People return to Earth from the Galactic Trig, and encounter a new Tomorrow Person who appears to be using his abilities to commit crimes. They must stop his abuse of his powers before it goes too far and deal with the people who wish to use their abilities for their own illegal purposes.
 
Mr O'Reilly (Homo sapiens) Patrick McAlinney
Two Tone (Homo sapiens) John Hollis
Slow (Homo sapiens) Norman Hitchell
Inspector Burke (Homo sapiens) Tim Barrett
Lord Dunning (Homo sapiens) Harold Kasket
Thwaites (Homo sapiens) Arnold Diamond
Mrs Bell (Homo sapiens) Anne Gabrielle
Mike's sister (Homo sapiens) Debbie Thau
 

Into the Unknown

Written by Jon Watkins. Directed by Roger Price. 4 Episodes

The Tomorrow People detect an SOS from outer space and respond to the call, only to find themselves on the verge of being sucked into a hole in space, and having to help an alien leader deal with the treason of his people.
 
Kwaan (Regoran) Stephen Garlick
Tiriayann (Regoran) Geoffrey Bayldon
Vaktaan (Regoran) Brian Coburn
Ralaa (Regoran) Raymond Boyd
Timus Irnok Mosta (Federation Ambassador) Philip Gilbert


Season Five (28th February - 4th April 1977)

Regular Cast

Elizabeth M'Bondo (Homo superior) Elizabeth Adare
John (Homo superior) Nicholas Young
Mike Bell (Homo superior) Michael Holoway
TIM (Federation Biotronic Computer) Philip Gilbert
 

The Dirtiest Business

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Vic Hughes. 2 Episodes

The Tomorrow People must rescue a young Russian telepath from the hands of both British and Russian Intelligence, before she is killed.
 
Pavla Vlasova (Homo superior) Anulka Dubinska
Major Ann Turner (Homo sapiens) Vivien Heilbron
KGB Man (Homo sapiens) Jan Murzynowksi
Radio Producer (Homo sapiens) Beth Ellis
SIS Sergeant (Homo sapiens) Steve Ismay
KGB Driver (Homo sapiens) Freddie Clemson
Policeman (Homo sapiens) Ian Barritt
Hippy Girl (Homo sapiens) Gaynor Ward
Doctor Taylor (Homo sapiens) Royce Mills
Senior KGB Man (Homo sapiens) Gabor Vernon
 

A Much Needed Holiday

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Richard Mervyn. 2 Episodes

The Tomorrow People take a holiday to do an archaeological survey on the planet Gallia, but while they are there they discover that the evil Kleptons have enslaved the native people, and the Tomorrow People take it upon themselves to rescue the Gallians from the mines.
 
Gremlon (Klepton) Anthony Garner
Trig (Gallian) Guy Humphries
Trog (Gallian) David Corti
Timus Irnok Mosta (Federation Ambassador) Philip Gilbert
 

The Heart of Sogguth

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Vic Hughes. 2 Episodes

Mike has a chance to make it big as a rock star, but John and Liz uncover evidence that his new manager is more than he seems to be. Why is he so intent on making Mike play an African tribal drum, and why has he lied about who he really is?
 
Jake (Homo sapiens) Roddy Maude-Roxby
Mike Harding (Homo sapiens) James Smilie
Susan Gill (Homo sapiens) Rosalyn Elvin
Derek (Homo sapiens) Derek Pascoe
Bill (Homo sapiens) Bill Rice
Group Members (Homo sapiens) Jamie Stone 
John Summerton


Season Six (15th May - 26th June 1978)

Regular Cast

John (Homo superior) Nicholas Young
Elizabeth M'Bondo (Homo superior) Elizabeth Adare
Mike Bell (Homo superior) Mike Holoway
Hsui Tai (Homo superior) Misako Koba
TIM (Federation Biotronic Computer) Philip Gilbert
 

The Lost Gods

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Peter Webb. 2 Episodes

Mike, while learning to fly John's glider begins to receive strange telepathic messages from an young Asian girl revered as a goddess by her people. The Tomorrow People must journey to the Far East to save this new telepath before she becomes the victim of a human sacrifice.
 
Matsu (Homo sapiens) Burt Kwouk
Sage (Homo sapiens) Robert Lee
 

Hitler's Last Secret

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Leon Thau. 2 Episodes

Deep in a bunker in Germany, a terrible legacy of World War II awaits reawakening. The Tomorrow People must stop the final plan of one of the most evil figures in history coming to fruition.
 
Hitler (Alien Creature) Michael Sheard
Professor Friedl (Homo sapiens) Richard Warner
Major Hughes (Homo sapiens) Leon Eagles
Karl Brandt (Homo sapiens) Nicholas Lyndhurst
Willi Frisch (Homo sapiens) Earl Rhodes
Blitz (Homo sapiens) Ray Burdis
Wolfgang Grass (Homo sapiens) Charles Skinner
Corporal (Homo sapiens) Francis Mortimer
 

The Thargon Menace

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Peter Yolland. 2 Episodes

Two alien criminals crashland on Earth and use their superior knowledge to help a mad dictator to construct the ultimate weapon. He holds the world to ransom and the Tomorrow People must stop him.
 
General Papa Min (Homo sapiens) Olu Jacobs
Major Marcos (Homo sapiens) Eric Roberts
Sula  (Thargon) Jackie Cowper
Flyn (Thargon) Michael Audreson
Captain (Thargon) Graham Lines
Thing (Thargon Computer) David Graham



 

Season Seven  (9th October - 13th November 1978)

Regular Cast

John (Homo superior) Nicholas Young
Elizabeth M'Bondo (Homo superior) Elizabeth Adare
Mike Bell (Homo superior) Michael Holoway
Hsui Tai (Homo superior) Misako Koba
Andrew Forbes (Homo superior) Nigel Rhodes
TIM (Federation Biotronic Computer) Philip Gilbert
Bruce Forbes (Homo sapiens) Dominic Allen
 

Castle of Fear

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Vic Hughes. 2 Episodes

The Tomorrow People all begin to experience the same dreams - dreams of a headless Highlander, and of the Loch Ness monster. They head to Scotland in an effort to investigate and find a new Tomorrow Person whose father fears where his sons powers are coming from.
 
Dr Gail Mayer (Homo sapiens) Jennifer Watts
Angus MacDuff (Homo sapiens) Bill Gavin
Professor Young (Homo sapiens) Brian Jackson
 

Achilles Heel

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Gabrielle Baumont. 2 Episodes

Many non-telepaths feel threatened by telepathy, and when two such people attempt to eliminate the powers of all telepaths, the Tomorrow People must intervene in order to save themselves.
 
Yagon (Alien Creature) Hilary Minster
Cantor (Alien Creature) Christian Rodska
Glip (Alien Creature) Stanley Bates
Timus Irnok Mosta (Federation Ambassador) Philip Gilbert
 

The Living Skins

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Stand Woodward. 2 Episodes

A new fashion craze to wear skintight jumpsuits is sweeping the world. The Tomorrow People realise it is not a harmless craze but an insidious plot to take over the world. They must find a way to evict the ballboids from the planet before it is too late.
 
Wilton (Homo sapiens) Ralph Lawford
Girl (Homo sapiens) Judith Fielding
Guard (Homo sapiens) David Carter
 



 

Season Eight (29th January - 19th February 1979)

Regular Cast

John (Homo superior) Nicholas Young
Elizabeth M'Bondo (Homo superior) Elizabeth Adare
Mike Bell (Homo superior) Michael Holoway
Hsui Tai (Homo superior) Misako Koba
Andrew Forbes (Homo superior) Nigel Rhodes
TIM (Federation Biotronic Computer) Philip Gilbert
 

The War of the Empires

Written by Roger Price. Directed by Leon Thau. 4 Episodes

A war is escalating despite the effort of Elizabeth and Timus to stop it. The two warring empires are gearing up for a major battle - with Earth right in the front line. The Tomorrow People must stop the war from destroying the Earth before it is too late.
 
American President (Homo sapiens) John F. Parker
American General (Homo sapiens) Hal Galili
Morgan Evans (Homo sapiens) David Baxt
Dave Ricardo (Homo sapiens) Weston Gavin
Sorson General (Sorson) Richard Bartlett
Sorson Captain (Sorson) Terence Woodfield
Thargon Commander (Thargon) Percy Herbert
Thargon Officer (Thargon) Anthony Stafford
American Lady (Homo sapiens) Mary Law
Chaircreature (Alien Creature) David Cann
Thargon General (Thargon) Oliver Maguire
Timus Irnok Mosta (Federation Ambassador) Philip Gilbert


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This episode guide © 1998 Shaun Hately. Full permission is given to distribute in complete form or to link to this page. Cast information taken from The Encyclopedia of TV Science Fiction by Roger Fulton.