Production Details

The Production Details:

Blake’s 7 was a production of the British Broadcasting Corporation, and ran on the BBC for four years, from 1978 to 1982, screening on the same day as the British release of Star Wars.  It was created and produced by Terry Nation, best known for introducing the Daleks to Doctor Who.  Nation also wrote a great many episodes of the show, including the entirety of the first season. Chris Boucher served as script editor for the series, and penned many of its best and most memorable episodes and who is often credited by fans for the best lines of dialogue.

The Cast:

Roj Blake: Gareth Thomas (Seasons 1-2, plus later “guest appearances”)
Kerr Avon:  Paul Darrow (Seasons 1-4)
Jenna Stannis: Sally Knyvette (Seasons 1-2)
Vila Restal: Michael Keating (Seasons 1-4)
Olag Gan: David Jackson (Seasons 1-2)
Cally: Jan Chappell (Seasons 1-3)
Zen: Peter Tuddenham (Seasons 1-3)
Orac: Peter Tuddenham (Seasons 2-4)
Dayna Mellanby: Josette Simon (Seasons 3-4)
Del Tarrant: Steven Pacey (Seasons 3-4)
Soolin: Glynis Barber (Season 4)
Slave: Peter Tuddenham (Season 4)
Servalan: Jacqueline Pearce (Seasons 1-4)
Travis: Stephen Greif (Season 1), Brian Croucher (Season 2)

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