The Feathered Serpent (TV series)

The Feathered Serpent is a British children's television series made for ITV by Thames Television. Set in pre-Columbian Mexico and starring Patrick Troughton as the scheming High Priest Nasca. Two series were transmitted in 1976 and 1978.

The Feathered Serpent
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Created byJohn Kane
Directed byVic Hughes
Michael Custance
Stan Woodward
StarringPatrick Troughton
Diane Keen
Brian Deacon
ComposerDavid Fanshawe
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
No. of series2
No. of episodes12
Running time30 minutes
Original networkITV
Picture formatPAL (576i)
Original release21 June 1976 (1976-06-21) –
8 May 1978 (1978-05-08)



  • Written by John Kane
  • Designed by Patrick Downing
  • Music composed by David Fanshawe
  • Produced and Directed by Vic Hughes

DVD releaseEdit

A DVD containing both series of The Feathered Serpent was released in the UK in February 2009.

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