The Guardians

The Guardians (1971)

In scifi drama The Guardians we are in the not too distant future where Britain is in a state of disarray. There has been a major General strike, there is major unemployment the government has collapsed - replaced by a self styled team of experts and somewhat all encompassing police force called The Guardians. The experts running the country are using the slogan 'Make Britain Great' despite the fact that they are heading towards totalitarianism.

Airdates: 10 July - 2 October 1971

crew details

Creator: Rex Firkin
Theme Music: Wilfred Joseph
Producer: Andrew Brown

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production info

  • Year of Release: 1971
  • Country: UK | ITV - London Weekend Television
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 13x50 minutes

David Burke


Cyril Luckham

Sir Timothy Hobson

Gwyneth Powell

Clare Weston

Derek Smith


John Collin

Tom Weston