Quest

TV series, 1976

Short crime series about a young man seeking revenge for his stolen inheritance.

Production summary: 

Premiere date:

9 September 1976

Channel:

SABC-TV

Language:

English

Genre:

Action and adventure

Number of series:

1

Number of episodes:

6

Production company:

SABC

Directors:

Bill Pullen; Gray Hofmeyr

Cast and Crew: 

ActorCharacter
Keith AnthonyDarryl Quest
Peter van Disselpolice detective
Stuart Parker 
Kerry Arnell 

Episodes: 

Episode 1
Original air date: 9 September 1976

Darryl Quest returns home from the merchant navy and learns that he is entitled to a large farm – but that this inheritance had been stolen from him.

Episode 2
Original air date: 16 September 1976

Episode 3
Original air date: 23 September 1976

Slade is mistaken for Quest and gets shot outside a nightclub. After escaping from hospital, he joins Quest in his search for Matthews, who is preparing to flee the country.

Episode 4
Original air date: 30 September 1976

While Matthews is preparing to flee the country, Quest and Slade pay his girlfriend Suzie a visit. They threaten to shoot her if she warns Matthews that they’re waiting for him there.

Episode 5
Original air date: 7 October 1976

Quest is sent to jail and Slade lands back in hospital – making it possible for Matthews to make his escape.

Episode 6
Original air date: 14 October 1976

Finale. The final confrontation between Quest and Matthews take place.

Sources: 

  • Radio en TV Dagboek, 12-19 September 1976, p.74.
  • Anonym, Program-wenke. Die Burger: TV Bylaag, 11 September 1976, p.2.