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Champions, The

THREE BORING FOLK crash land in the Himalayas and, naturally, inherit secret powers. Craig Sterling (the gruff STUART DAMON), Sharon McReady (the delightful ALEXANDRA BASTEDO) and Richard Barratt (the what-am-I-doing-here WILLIAM GAUNT) were the ones whose senses had been heightened and, by being able to hear a bit better than everyone else, could save the world. Because baddies always talk in hushed whispers, handily.

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  1. Richardpd

    April 8, 2021 at 10:40 am

    Not the most innovative or exciting of ITC’s 1960s shows but at least a decent way to spend an hour when there’s nothing else on. The BBC & Talking Pictures thought it was worthy of being extracted from the archives & dusted down when ITV didn’t want to screen it.

    The scene everyone seems to remember is when Alexandra effortlessly lifts her blocked in Mini out of a parking space after some sailors have failed to bounce it out.

    Quite amusing for No Place Like Home fans to see William Gaunt a couple of decades before the ever returning adult kids & cheap sherry in the greenhouse.

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