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The Day of the Triffids

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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 & Crew

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
Director Nick Copus
Producer Stephen Smallwood
Writer Patrick Harbinson
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