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"The Chimes of Big Ben"

"The Chimes of Big Ben"

UK Airing: October 6, 1967

US Airing: June 8, 1968

One of the fan favorites, in the second episode of the series, The Prisoner has a chance to escape thanks to meeting a prisoner who a similar background to our hero.

John and author Jim Beard discuss the plot choices of this particular story, pose the questions, "Does anyone really ever leave?", and "Is the viewer as much a prisoner as The Prisoner himself?". Please make sure you comment here or by writing us at

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