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|The Andromeda Breakthrough|
|Title:||The Andromeda Breakthrough|
|Running time:||45 min.|
|Executive producers:||John Elliot|
|Principal cast:||Peter Halliday; Susan Hampshire; Mary Morris; Noel Johnson; Claude Farell; David King; Geoffrey Lewis; John Hollis|
|First aired:||June 8th, 1962|
|Last aired:||August 2nd, 1962|
The Andromeda Breakthrough was a short-lived television program that aired on the BBC from June to August of 1962. The series was a sequel to the 1961 program A for Andromeda and included many of the same production crew members. Actor Peter Halliday reprised his role as scientist Doctor John Fleming. The role of Andromeda however, formerly played by Julie Christie, was now portrayed by Susan Hampshire. Although the original prints of A for Andromeda are considered lost, The Andromeda Breakthrough still survives and was compiled along with recovered clips of the first series on The Andromeda Anthology DVD set in 2006.
|1x1||Cold Front||June 28th, 1962|
|1x2||Gale Warning||July 5th, 1962|
|1x3||Azaran Forecast||July 12th, 1962|
|1x4||Storm Centres||July 19th, 1962|
|1x5||Hurricane||July 26th, 1962|
|1x6||The Roman Peace||August 2nd, 1962|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- A paperback novelization of The Andromeda Breakthrough was published by Corgi in 1966.
- Julie Christie, who played Christine in the original series was unavailable to reprise the role for The Andromeda Breakthrough, so she was replaced by Susan Hampshire.