Thu, 7 May 2015
WHO ARE THEY?
"The Village People: Nodge, Roo and Steve."
WHAT DO THEY WANT?
HOW THE HECK DO WE GET RID OF THEM?
For nearly fifty years now, Patrick McGoohan's classic television series THE PRISONER has entertained and perplexed millions of viewers around the world. Even today the show divides opinion as to whether it is a work of genius or a load of old rubbish. Over the decades since THE PRISONER's first appearance, many scholarly minds have tried to fathom this cult classic and failed. Now it's the turn of three idiots to try and work out what's going on.
FREE FOR ALL
Is it a genuine democratic election or just another trick? The Prisoner views it all with satirical amusement when the election for a new ‘Number Two’ is announced and the current Number Two suggests that he should stand as a candidate. What do they plan to do if the Prisoner is elected?
Patrick McGoohan as The Prisoner
Eric Portman as Number Two
Rachel Herbert as Number 58
George Benson as the Labour Exchange Manager
Angelo Muscat as the Butler
Harold Berens as the Reporter (No. 113)
John Cazabon as the Man in the Cave (Barman)
Dene Cooper as the Photographer (No. 113B)
Kenneth Benda as the Supervisor (Observer)
Holly Doone as the Waitress
Peter Brace as 1st Mechanic
Alf Joint as 2nd Mechanic
Peter Swanwick as the Supervisor (in footage taken from "Arrival")
Special thanks to Fiona Thraille for her kind assistance in the making of this podcast.