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Tightrope Episode Guide


Martin Clifford is an ordinary school boy studying for his A levels when he is thrust into the world of spies after he hears a mysterious "Voice of Truth" during a schools television broadcast. He is informed by a British Inteligence officer called Forrester that he suspects spies have infiltrated Martin's village and are intent on sabotaging a local U.S. airforce base that is engaged in important NATO operations. As Martin becomes more and more embrolied in a complex plot, he begins to realise that the real identity of the "Voice of Truth" is closer than he first thought.

Main Cast

Spencer Banks (Martin Clifford), John Savident (Forrester), David Munro (Mr. Harvey), Frederick Treves (Fletcher), Sue Holderness.

Production Crew

Writer Victor Pemberton
Designer Gerry Roberts
Producer John Cooper
Script Editor Ruth Boswell
Directors Ron Francis (1, 2, 5, 6, 9, 10, 13)
David Foster (3, 4, 7, 8, 11, 12)

(13 episodes / colour / ATV)

(19.1.72 – 12.4.72)

Photo Gallery

Martin sitting on desk.

Martin confronts Forrester.

This Pen's Loaded!

Forrestern in his Fencing Gear.


That phone might go off!

Martin Clifford.

Face to Face.

Photos © Carlton International Media Ltd and courtesy of Spencer Banks

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