• title card: white all caps text reading ‘SILENT DUST’ with faint outline superimposed on a close-up of the head of a scarecrow wearing a bowler hat
  • A soldier wearing a hazardous material suit sprays the wheels and undercarriage of a Land-Rover to prevent the spread of contamination
  • Roy Baker does Peter Hammond : Emma peers through Quince’s broken spectacles
  • Steed’s surreal dream sequence: Mrs. Peel plays an Old West doctor, extracting an enormous bullet from his wound
  • A unenthusiastic protester waves anti blood sports placards outside the pub where the Hunt is mustering
  • Steed ducks under a horse to evade the murderous lunge of Croft’s sickle
  • Steed displays superb horsemanship as he pivots his steed, brandishing a discarded placard as a weapon
  • Steed and Emma depart in a hot air balloon; she wears Victorian-inspired clothing to match the conveyance

Series 4 — Episode 14
Silent Dust

by Roger Marshall
Directed by Roy Baker

Production No E.64.10.13
Production completed: July 2 1965. First transmission: December 28 1965.


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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular007
Emma Peel Diana Rigg regular007Doctor Who
Peter Omrod William Franklyn regularDoctor WhoCallanThe Champions
Philip Juggins Jack Watson regular
Oliver Mellors Conrad Phillips The PrisonerThe SaintUFOCallan
Croft Norman Bird The SaintJason KingDepartment SRandall and Hopkirk
Minister Hilary Wontner regular
Miss Beryl Snow Joanna Wake
Clare Prendergast Isobel Black Danger ManDepartment SAdam Adamant
Sir Manfred Fellows Charles Lloyd Pack regularDanger ManThe PrisonerRandall and HopkirkJason King
Quince Aubrey Morris Danger ManThe PrisonerThe SaintThe ChampionsSpace 1999The Sweeney
Howard Robert Dorning The ProfessionalsThe SweeneyDad’s ArmyCarry On..
Chauffeur Philip Webb regularDoctor WhoThe SaintBlake’s 7
Ponsford Graham Ashley regularDanger ManDoctor WhoStar Wars
Stablehand unknown
Quarantine officer unknown
Quarantine officer David Baker regularThe Saint
Military guard unknown
Military guard unknown
Woman in pub unknown
Man in pub unknown
Man in pub Tony Castleton regular007Danger ManThe SaintPink PantherCarry On..
Man in pub Jack Sharp The SaintCarry On..
Woman in pub Rita Tobin Doctor Who007The SweeneyCarry On..
Man in pub unknown
Woman in pub unknown
Man in pub John Timberlake regularDoctor WhoDanger ManThe SaintThe PrisonerThe SweeneyCarry On..
Protester Tina Simmons regularDoctor Who007 pf The SweeneyRandall and HopkirkStar WarsPink PantherCarry On..
Protester Eric McCaine regularCallan
Stirrup Cup Bearer Norman Morris Danger ManThe SaintThe PrisonerCarry On..
Foxhunter unknown
Foxhunter unknown
Foxhunter unknown
Foxhunter unknown
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Credited in press but not on screen
Credited in paperwork only
Uncredited / unattributed rôle
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