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Plot[]

Straker and the SHADO team are invited to sit in on the test for an immensely powerful new telescope as it takes the first known photographs of the alien homeland. The photos are indeed taken, but what will they reveal and will they have been worth it?

Trivia[]

The Aliens' homeworld is in Alpha Centauri, a star system 4.3 light years from Earth

Episode Cast[]

  • Jeremy Wilkin ... Skydiver Navigator Lt. Gordon Maxwell
  • Gary Myers ... Skydiver Capt. Lew Waterman
  • Georgina Moon ... Skydiver Operative Lt. Sylvia Howell
  • Keith Alexander ... Lt. Keith Ford
  • Edward Bishop ... Cmdr. Edward Straker
  • George Sewell ... Col. Alec Freeman
  • Alan Tucker ... Tracking Station Operative
  • James Beckett ... Dr. Young
  • Jon Kelley ... Masters
  • Neil Hallett ... Dr. Joseph Kelly
  • Grant Taylor ... Gen. James Henderson
  • Michael Billington ... Col. Paul Foster
  • Frank Mann ... Rocket Launch Controller
  • Gabrielle Drake ... Lt. Gay Ellis
  • Dolores Mantez ... Nina Barry
  • Antonia Ellis ... Joan Harrington
  • Mark Hawkins ... Interceptor Pilot Lieutenant Gary North
  • Ayshea Brough ... SHADO Operative (uncredited)
  • Peter Burton ... Dr. Murray (uncredited)
  • Clive Endersby ... Harry (Launch Control)[(uncredited)
  • Bob Howay ... 2nd Launch Control Operative (uncredited)
  • John Levene ... Interceptor Pilot (uncredited)
  • Mel Oxley ... Space Intruder Detector SID (voice) (uncredited)
  • Bob Sherman ... 1st Launch Control Operative (uncredited)

References[]


Production order
Production Block 1:
Identified I Computer Affair I Flight Path I Survival I Exposed I Conflict I The Dalotek Affair I A Question of Priorities I Ordeal I The Responsibility Seat I The Square Triangle I Court Martial I Close Up I Confetti Check A-OK I E.S.P. I Kill Straker! I Sub-Smash
Production Block 2:
The Sound of Silence I The Cat with Ten Lives I Destruction I The Man Who Came Back I The Psychobombs I Reflections in the Water I Mindbender I Timelash I The Long Sleep


Transmission order
Identified I Exposed I The Cat with Ten Lives I Conflict I A Question of Priorities I E.S.P. I Kill Straker! I Sub-Smash I Destruction I The Square Triangle I Close Up I The Psychobombs I Survival I Mindbender I Flight Path I The Man Who Came Back I The Dalotek Affair I Timelash I Ordeal I Court Martial I Computer Affair I Confetti Check A-OK I The Sound of Silence I Reflections in the Water I The Responsibility Seat I The Long Sleep
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