Plateau of Fear

Plateau of Fear is a British science-fiction television drama series which aired in a six parts on ITV in 1961.[1] A British journalist investigates as a series of attacks on a nuclear power station, located in the Andes in South America, which he comes to believe may have been caused by some giant beast.

Plateau of Fear
GenreScience fiction
Written byMalcolm Stuart Fellows
Ross Sutherland
Directed byKim Mills
StarringGerald Flood
John Barron
Ferdy Mayne
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series1
No. of episodes6
ProducerGuy Verney
Running time30 minutes
Production companyABC Weekend Television
Original networkITV
Original release24 September (1961-09-24) –
29 October 1961 (1961-10-29)



  1. ^ Baskin p.57


  • Ellen Baskin. Serials on British Television, 1950-1994. Scolar Press, 1996.

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