The Day of the Triffids

Series 1 - Episode 1

About this programme

1/2. Two-part apocalyptic drama, starring Dougray Scott. In the not-too-distant future, humanity's search for a renewable energy source leads to the discovery of triffids, a crop that can be grown for fuel but has a life of its own. However, when a solar storm strikes and blinds billions, the plants find their way out of captivity and begin rapid breeding. With Joely Richardson, Brian Cox, Eddie Izzard, Jason Priestley and Vanessa Redgrave.

Cast and crew

Cast

Bill Masen
Dougray Scott
Jo Playton
Joely Richardson
Torrence
Eddie Izzard
Bill's dad
Brian Cox
Durrant
Vanessa Redgrave
Coker
Jason Priestley
Walter Strange
Ewen Bremner
Osman
Shane Taylor
Professor Vorless
Andreas Hoppe
Lucy
Nora-Jane Noone
Michelle Beadley
Genevieve O'Reilly
Colonel
Tim Frances
Old man
Willie Jonah
Doctor Koch
Steven Elder
Ashdown
Adam Sinclair
Susan
Jenn Murray
Imogen
Julia Joyce
Wheelchair lady
Rita Davies
Cordelia
Rosalind Halstead
Hilda
Lizzie Hopley
Jeff
William Ilkley
Charlie
John Wilson Goddard
Vronsky
Paul Chahidi
Troy
Troy Glasgow
Father Thomas
Philip Anthony
Television director
Simon Lowe
Doctor
Raji James
Bill's mother
Kathryn Sumner
Young Bill
Sam Williams
First hospital mother
Helen Barford
Second hospital mother
Margo Cargill
Third hospital mother
Jasmine Jeffery
Fourth hospital mother
Natasha Alderslade
Girl in street
Eva Sayer
Girl's mother
Claire-Louise Cordwell
Man in street
Simon Naylor
Man in street
Paul Blair
Blind policeman
Tony Maudsley
Barricade police officer
Paul Woodson
Barricade police sergeant
Scott Baker
Barricade man
John White
Barricade woman
Stephanie Carey
Australian reporter
Tim Versteegen
Austrian reporter
Karl Fischer

Crew

Director
Nick Copus
Producer
Stephen Smallwood
Writer
Patrick Harbinson
Categories
Drama

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