form y Catspaw series - publisher   film/TV   crime   thriller  
Alternative title: The Catspaw
Issue Details: First known date: 1978... 1978 Catspaw
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'Thriller serial Catspaw was an exciting tale about a group of Australian mercenaries who are hired to recover a stolen helicopter. Tim Keppel, an RAF officer seconded to the RAAF had gone missing with the copter and Flight Lt Harry Sawtell led the team trying to find it.'

Source: TV Profiles ( (Sighted: 28/6/2013)

A short piece in TV Times (3-9 June 1978) noted:

'In air force jargon a catspaw is a "bunny" – someone left holding the bag. In ABC‘s new adventure series The Catspaw, it’s up to viewers to work out who should be carrying the blame. The seven-part series, featuring familiar names such as Ken James (pictured), Rowena Wallace, Peter Sumner, John Diedrich and John Stanton, revolves around the disappearance of an RAF officer Tim Keppel (Warwick Sims).'

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First known date: 1978
Last amended 28 Jun 2013 10:54:34