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Day of the Triffids
Day of the Triffids (1981 TV series)
Information
Title: Day of the Triffids
Format: Live-Action
Running time: 30 min.
country: UK
Network: BBC1; ABC Television
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 6
Production
Production company: British Broadcasting Corporation
Executive producers: David Maloney
Producers: David Maloney
Principal cast: John Duttine; Emma Relph; Maurice Colbourne
Air dates
First aired: September 10th, 1981
Last aired: September 15th, 1981

Day of the Triffids was a television mini-series that aired on BBC1 in the United Kingdom and Australia from September 10th to September 15th, 1981. The series was based on the original novel The Day of the Triffids by sci-fi writer John Wyndham. Previously, a film version of The Day of the Triffids was produced in 1962 directed by Steve Sekely. The series premiered simultaneously in the United Kingdom and in Australia on ABC Television (not to be confused with the American Broadcasting Company). In 2009, the BBC began production of a new television version of The Day of the Triffids. The mini-series was released on DVD in the UK on April 4th, 2005 and in Australia on June 6th, 2005. A US DVD (through BBC Home Video) was released on October 1st, 2007.

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Airdate
1x1 Part One September 10th, 1981
1x2 Part Two September 11th, 1981
1x3 Part Three September 12th, 1981
1x4 Part Four September 13th, 1981
1x5 Part Five September 14th, 1981
1x6 Part Six September 15th, 1981

Notes & Trivia Edit

The series was repeated on BBC1 (March 7th, 1984 - April 11th, 1984), Satellite channel UK Gold screened the series in (2004/2005) and the Sci-Fi Channel (UK) in 2006. BBC4 have also screened the series in 2006 and 2009.

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