The Times I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape

Optic Nerve
8th July 2022

Format Info

7" - white vinyl

3 Track 7″ Limited  on Coloured Vinyl

Includes postcard and poster
Part of the Optic Sevens 4.0 Reissue Series



I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape

Theme From Dangerman

Big Painting


Edward Ball was a member of cult band The Television Personalities alongside his school friend Dan Treacy before leaving to concentrate on The Times. ‘I Helped Patrick McGoohan Escape’ (inspired by cult TV series The Prisoner) Is probably the best known track from the them, that was originally released on the Artpop! label in 1982.  The second single from The Times reissued here with an extra track from the 12″ (released a year later in 1983). We have also decided to use the same sleeve that was used for the original 12″