37115 00963 The prisoner - Episodes 9 - 12 by Various

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Catalogue number37115 00963
TitleThe prisoner - Episodes 9 - 12
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byCarlton
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreDramas - Sci-fi
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesDVD01324 3 3711500963/L1 01 PSIJ 1991 VNN4VZ
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Below is a list of tracks for this release.
Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Checkmate [Gerald Kelsey]48.32
A2Hammer into anvil [Roger Woddis]48.40
A3It's your funeral [Michael Cramoy]48.08
A4A change of mind [Roger Parkes]48.34
A5Original artwork - publicity card 1
A6Original artwork - publicity card 2
A7Number 2 sections - Peter Wyngrade
A8Number 2 sections - Peter Cargill
A9Number 2 sections - Derren Nesbitt
A10Number 2 sections - John Sharpe
A11The Prisoner facts 1
A12The Prisoner facts 2
A13The Prisoner facts 3
A14Trailers - Checkmate0.57
A15Trailers - Hammer into anvil0.59
A16Trailers - It's your funeral0.57
A17Trailers - A change of mind0.59
A18Trailers - ITC trailer (Cool spies and private eyes collection)2.44
Total length of media 3:20:30.


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Patrick McGoohan - Number Six
Number Two
Peter Wyngarde (Episode 9)
Patrick Cargill (Episode 10)
Derren Nesbitt, Andre Van Gyseghem (Episode 11)
John Sharp (Episode 12)
Other actors
Angelo Muscat - The Butler (Episodes 9, 10, 11, 12)
Arthur Gross - Control room supervisor (Episode 10)
Arthur White - Stallholder (Episode 11)
Bartlett Mullins - Committee chairman (Episode 12)
Basil Dignam - Supervisor (Episode 9)
Basil Hoskins - Number Fourteen (Episode 10)
Bee Duffell - Second Psychiatrist (Episode 9)
Charles Lloyd-Pack - Artist (Episode 11)
Danvers Walker - Painter (Episode 9)
Denis Shaw - Shopkeeper (Episode 9)
Derek Aylward - New supervisor (Episode 10)
Eddie Powell - Guardian (Episode 10)
Fenella Fielding - Announcer (Episodes 9, 11, 12)
Fred Haggerty - Guardian (Episode 10)
Geoffrey Reed - Skipper (Episode 9)
George Leech - Guardian (Episode 10)
George Pravda - Doctor (Episode 12)
Gerry Crampton - Kosho opponent (Episode 11)
Grace Arnold - Number Thirty-Six (Episode 11)
Hilary Dwyer - Number Seventy-Three (Episode 10)
Jackie Cooper - Guardian (Episode 10)
Joe Dunne - 1st Tower guard (Episode 9)
John Hamblin - Woodland man (Episode 12)
Joseph Cuby - Social group member (Episode 12)
June Ellis - Number Forty-Eight (Episode 12)
Kathleen Breck - Number Forty-Two (Episode 12)
Margo Andrew - Shop kiosk girl (Episode 10)
Mark Burns - Number Two's assistant (Episode 11)
Martin Miller - Watchmaker (Episode 11)
Michael Bilton - MC councillor (Episode 11)
Michael Billington - Woodland man (Episode 12)
Michael Chow - Social group member (Episode 12)
Michael Miller - Number Ninety-Three (Episode 12)
Michael Segal - Laboratory technician (Episode 10)
Norman Scace - Psychiatric director (Episode 10)
Peter Swanwick - Supervisor (Episodes 10, 11, 12)
Romo Gorrara - 2nd Tower guard (Episode 9)
Shivaun O'Casey - Nurse (Episode 9)
Susan Sheers - Female code expert (Episode 10)
Terence Donovan - Sailor (Episode 9)
Thomas Heathcote - Lobo man (Episode 12)
Victor Maddern - Band Master (Episode 10)
Victor Platt - Assistant supervisor (Episode 9)
Victor Woolf - Shop assistant (Episode 10)
Wanda Ventham - Computer attendant (Episode 11)

Written by

Gerald Kelsey (Episode 9)
Roger Woddis (Episode 10)
Michael Cramoy (Episode 11)
Roger Parkes (Episode 12)

Music by

Ron Grainer
Albert Emms

Produced by

David Tomblin

Directed by

Don Chaffey (Episode 9)
Pat Jackson (Episode 10)
Robert Asher (Episode 11)
Joseph Serf (Episode 12)


Episode 9 - Checkmate
Number Six takes the position of Queen's Pawn in a human game of chess. An illegal move by the Rook leads to his withdrawal and he is taken to the Village hospital. Number Two brainwashes the Queen to fall in love with Number Six who discovers the locket the Queen wears around her neck is in fact a radio transmitter to track him. The transmitter is useful to Number Six and he manages to borrow the locket which he intends to use with the Rook in his latest escape bid.

Episode 10 - Hammer into Anvil
When a young woman is driven to her death by Number Two, Number Six swears his revenge. Number Two tells Number Six that he is going to hammer him so Number Six decides to turn the tables. He plans to make Number Two think that he is an agent called D6 and that he reports to a superior X.0.4. Number Six sets out a campaign to break Number Two.

Episode 11 - It's your funeral
The Prisoner is tricked into discovering an assassination plot - but who is going to be killed? Number Two knows that Number Six is the only man in the Village capable of stopping a murder so he attempts to discredit him. After Number Six finds out about the plot he goes to warn Number Two who records the warning and doctors the tape. After a new Number Two arrives in the Village, Number Six realises that the intended target is not who he first thought.

Episode 12 - A change of mind
After becoming involved in a fight with two thugs, Number Six is declared "unmutual" by the Village committee and recommend he undergoes "instant social treatment". However, due to Number Six's importance he is not administered the treatment, only tricked into thinking he has had it. Number Six later realises this and manages to get the Village doctor on his side. With her help he has plans for Number Two.

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Further information

The Prisoner is a 1967 British science fiction-allegorical television series about an unidentified British intelligence agent who is abducted and imprisoned in a mysterious coastal village, where his captors try to find out why he abruptly resigned from his job. It was created by Patrick McGoohan and George Markstein with McGoohan playing the main role of Number Six. Episodes covered various plots from spy fiction with elements of science fiction, allegory and psychological drama. It was produced by Everyman Films for distribution by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment company.


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