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1.5 – Dead Man Walking

Sapphire and Steel are assigned to Blackledge Prison to investigate the latest outbreak by Time. They impersonate Government inspectors to investigate an unexplained death: Stuart Kilsby hanged himself in an empty cell. At the same time, a new inmate has arrived and he knows every inch of the prison, despite coming here for the first [...]

1.4 – The Lighthouse

Two newly-weds plan to renovate and move into a lighthouse. They arrive there with the architect to discuss the changes to be made and to plan their new life. The lighthouse, however, is haunted by ghosts of the past. Sapphire and Steel are called to the site to stop Time breaking out, but the quickly [...]

1.3 – All Fall Down

Ring a ring of roses A pocket full of posies Atishoo! Atishoo! We all fall down – Traditional English Nursery Rhyme Sapphire and Steel are summoned to a condemned warehouse in the City area of London. There is a team in the warehouse transcribing documents and cataloguing artefacts found beneath the land the warehouse sits [...]

1.2 – Daisy Chain

A bit of a change for our heroes this time. Sapphire and Steel arrive at a suburban home to deal with an incursion by time. They meet a normal family – son on holiday from university; daughter still at school and coming into her womanhood; and their widowed mother. All seems to be ordinary, but [...]

1.1 – The Passenger

This is a choo-choo train Puffing down the track. Now it’s going forward. Now it’s going back. In this, the first outing for David Warner and Susannah Harker, our eponymous heroes meet on a train.  Their “target” is Philip Burgess, a steam train enthusiast and antique book seller.  While investigating, they realise that each of [...]

Big Finish – Audio Productions

A few months ago, I finished the series of posts on the TV series of Sapphire & Steel. If you will recall, they ended in 1982 and were consigned to the television history books. It’s worth noting that although it was somewhat different from most other shows of the time, UK television was pushing the [...]