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The Andromeda Breakthrough
Andromeda Breakthrough (novelization)
Title: The Andromeda Breakthrough
Format: Live-Action
Running time: 45 min.
country: UK
Network: BBC
Seasons: 1
Episodes: 6
Production company: BBC
Executive producers: John Elliot
Producers: John Elliot
Principal cast: Peter Halliday; Susan Hampshire; Mary Morris; Noel Johnson; Claude Farell; David King; Geoffrey Lewis; John Hollis
Air dates
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.

Episodes Edit

Episode Title Airdate
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.

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