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A for Andromeda: The Last Mystery (S1EP7 BBC 14 Nov 1961, Anthony Valentine)



The Last Mystery: The computer designed by an intelligence from another world, and its girl-like creature Andromeda, provides the Government with a rocket capable of intercepting and destroying any space satellite. Everyone is delighted except Fleming, who refuses to see the conjunction of Andromeda and the computer as anything but a menace. He tries to sabotage the computer. It takes its revenge, but the blow falls by mistake on Professor Dawnay.

Regular Cast: Esmond Knight (Professor Ernest Reinhart), Peter Halliday (John Fleming), Patricia Kneale (Judy Adamson).

Guest Cast: Julie Christie (Andromeda), Noel Johnson (J. M. Osborne), Anthony Valentine (Corporal), Jack May (Major Quadring), Barry Jackson (First Sentry), John Rowlands, Derek Lanyon

Writer: John Elliot / Story: Frd Hoyle / Directors: Michael Hayes and Norman James

Airdate: 14 Nov 1961 on BBC

Series: A for Andromeda Season 1 Episode 7

Show Info: Seven part BBC scifi drama serial A For Andromeda was set in 1970 in the Yorkshire Dales when a group of scientists receive radio signals from space. Once decoded these give them the ability to build a super computer.