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The Andromeda Breakthrough 

Fleming and Andromeda are recaptured by the British government but then kidnapped along with Professor Dawnay by the forces of Intel, headed by Kaufman and the evil Gamboule, and are taken ... See full summary »
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Peter Halliday ...  Fleming 6 episodes, 1962
Susan Hampshire ...  Andromeda 6 episodes, 1962
Noel Johnson Noel Johnson ...  Osborne 6 episodes, 1962
Mary Morris ...  Madeleine Dawnay 6 episodes, 1962
Claude Farell ...  Mlle. Gamboule 6 episodes, 1962
John Hollis ...  Kaufman 6 episodes, 1962
David Saire David Saire ...  Abu Zeki 5 episodes, 1962
Heather Emmanuel ...  Nurse 4 episodes, 1962
Barry Linehan ...  Col. Salim 4 episodes, 1962
David King David King ...  Burdett 4 episodes, 1962
Walter Gotell ...  Professor Neilson 4 episodes, 1962
Assad Obeid Assad Obeid ...  Abu Zeki's Assistant / ... 4 episodes, 1962
Arnold Yarrow Arnold Yarrow ...  President of Azaran 3 episodes, 1962
Jean Robinson Jean Robinson ...  Lemka 3 episodes, 1962
Maurice Hedley Maurice Hedley ...  Prime Minister 3 episodes, 1962
Geoffrey Lewis Geoffrey Lewis ...  Geers 2 episodes, 1962
Philip Latham ...  Osborne's P.A. 2 episodes, 1962
Norman Scace Norman Scace ...  Ratcliff 2 episodes, 1962
Earl Cameron ...  Yusel 2 episodes, 1962
Jeffrey Gardiner Jeffrey Gardiner ...  Burdett's P.A. 2 episodes, 1962
Tony Cyrus Tony Cyrus ...  Corporal / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Miki Iveria ...  Lemka's Mother 2 episodes, 1962
Frank Henderson Frank Henderson ...  PM's Secretary 2 episodes, 1962
Rifat Shenel Rifat Shenel ...  Aircrew / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Tony Arpino Tony Arpino ...  Azaran Extra / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Nasser Bin Yaqoob Nasser Bin Yaqoob ...  Aircrew / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Alan Haider Alan Haider ...  Azaran Extra / ... 2 episodes, 1962
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Fleming and Andromeda are recaptured by the British government but then kidnapped along with Professor Dawnay by the forces of Intel, headed by Kaufman and the evil Gamboule, and are taken to the Middle East country Azaran, whose leaders hope to make use of Fleming and Dawnay's skills and Andromeda's other worldly abilities. Written by Anonymous

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1 May 2007 | by burgarmanSee all my reviews

The Andromeda Breakthrough is now available on DVD as part of The Andromeda Anthology, a 3 disc set which includes the only surviving episode of A For Andromeda. it is available from most British DVD online shops and of course is in PAL format. it is a BBC production and includes Andromeda Memories, a documentary featuring surviving cast members reminiscing. it also has a reconstruction and summary of A For Andromeda from stills. it also has a booklet and some DVD-ROM content. it is on a Region 2, PAL DVD. Susan Hampshire replaced Julie Christie who was not available. the BBC apparently let her contract lapse! Peter Halliday and Mary Morris continued in their roles.


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