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A for Andromeda (1961– )

TV Series | 45 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

In 1970, a team of scientists decipher a mysterious signal from space and discover that it provides instructions to build a powerful super-computer. Once built, this computer provokes argument between two of leading team members, Fleming ...See moreIn 1970, a team of scientists decipher a mysterious signal from space and discover that it provides instructions to build a powerful super-computer. Once built, this computer provokes argument between two of leading team members, Fleming and Dawnay, over the machine's real intentions as it provides further instructions to create a living organism, which Dawnay starts to develop. Later it appears to compel lab assistant Christine to commit suicide, and when the organism is fully developed, it appears in the exact form of Christine, and named Andromeda. But what is the purpose of this "creature"? Written by Anonymous See less
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Updated Oct 3, 1961

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Oct 3, 1961 (United Kingdom)

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81 cast members
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Esmond Knight
Professor Ernest Reinhart Professor Ernest Reinhart   See fewer
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7
Patricia Kneale
Judy Adamson Judy Adamson   See fewer
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7
Peter Halliday
John Fleming / Dr. John Fleming John Fleming / Dr. John Fleming   See fewer
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7
Noel Johnson
J.M. Osborne J.M. Osborne   See fewer
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6
Julie Christie
Andromeda / Christine Jones Andromeda / Christine Jones   See fewer
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6
Donald Stewart
General Vandenberg General Vandenberg   See fewer
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5
Geoffrey Lewis
Doctor Geers / Dr. Geers Doctor Geers / Dr. Geers   See fewer
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5
Mary Morris
Professor Madeleine Dawnay Professor Madeleine Dawnay   See fewer
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4
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4
John Hollis
Kaufman Kaufman   See fewer
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4
Frank Windsor
Dennis Bridger Dennis Bridger   See fewer
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3
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3
Brenda Peters
Secretary to Osborne / Secretary Secretary to Osborne / Secretary   See fewer
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3
Ernest Hare
Minister of Science Ratcliff / Minister of Science Minister of Science Ratcliff / Minister of Science   See fewer
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3
John Rowlands
Lab Assistant / Operator / Sentry Lab Assistant / Operator / Sentry   See fewer
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Jack May
Major Quadring Major Quadring   See fewer
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Anthony Valentine
Corporal Corporal   See fewer
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Maurice Hedley
The Prime Minister The Prime Minister   See fewer
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Peter Ducrow
Doctor Hunter Doctor Hunter   See fewer
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John Nettleton
Harries Harries   See fewer
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Peter King
Newsreader Newsreader   See fewer
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David King
Minister of Defence Burdett Minister of Defence Burdett   See fewer
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Barry Jackson
1st Sentry / Sentry 1st Sentry / Sentry   See fewer
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Robert S. Young
Commissionaire Commissionaire   See fewer
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Felicity Mason
Secretary to Quadring Secretary to Quadring   See fewer
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Bernard Kilby
Whelan Whelan   See fewer
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Hugh Lund
Lieutenant de Felice Lieutenant de Felice   See fewer
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Derek Lanyon
2nd Sentry 2nd Sentry   See fewer
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Frederick Treves
Captain Lovell Captain Lovell   See fewer
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Margaret Denyer
Mrs. Tate-Allan Mrs. Tate-Allan   See fewer
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Kenneth Kendall
Himself - Interviewer Himself - Interviewer   See fewer
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Ken Wynne
Cluton-Danvers Cluton-Danvers   See fewer
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Jack Gwillim
Air Commodore Watling Air Commodore Watling   See fewer
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Terry Lodge
Jenkins Jenkins   See fewer
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Richard Mayes
Teacher Teacher   See fewer
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Forster Norris
BBC Interviewer BBC Interviewer   See fewer
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John Barrett
Oldroyd Oldroyd   See fewer
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Nigel Clayton
Private Secretary Private Secretary   See fewer
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Bill Ellis
Lab Assistant (uncredited) Lab Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Hayes
Countdown Announcer / Doctor (uncredited) Countdown Announcer / Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tina Matthews
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gerry Alexander
Lab Assistant (uncredited) Lab Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Allen
Studio Assistant / Thug (uncredited) Studio Assistant / Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Arden
Lab Assistant / Man in Pub (uncredited) Lab Assistant / Man in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anna Avon
Girl in Bowling Alley / Girl in Pub (uncredited) Girl in Bowling Alley / Girl in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Berwick
Lab Assistant (uncredited) Lab Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Bradley
Lab Assistant (uncredited) Lab Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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David Brewster
MP Corporal (uncredited) MP Corporal (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Caesar
MP Corporal (uncredited) MP Corporal (uncredited)   See fewer
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Kenneth Colley
Dead Body (uncredited) Dead Body (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Earl
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Earl
Studio Assistant / Thug (uncredited) Studio Assistant / Thug (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Fenter
Lab Assistant (uncredited) Lab Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Delia Freeman
Girl in Bowling Alley / Girl in Pub (uncredited) Girl in Bowling Alley / Girl in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Grant
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nelly Griffiths
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Holmes
Lab Assistant (uncredited) Lab Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Philip Howard
Clerk (uncredited) Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ryan Jelfs
Lab Assistant (uncredited) Lab Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Kirby
Sentry (uncredited) Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Lee
Lab Assistant (uncredited) Lab Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Littlewood
Extra (uncredited) Extra (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Mansary
Fitter (uncredited) Fitter (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Scott Martin
Lab Assistant / Man in Pub (uncredited) Lab Assistant / Man in Pub (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Matthews
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John H. Moore
Commissionaire (uncredited) Commissionaire (uncredited)   See fewer
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Willie Payne
Mr. Onulu (uncredited) Mr. Onulu (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jackie Pearlman
Secretary (uncredited) Secretary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Pitt
3rd Sentry (uncredited) 3rd Sentry (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tony Poole
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Rex Rashley
Civil Servant (uncredited) Civil Servant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Sellars
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June Sellars
Car Driver (uncredited) Car Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Derek Shepherd
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Elizabeth Small
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Anthony Smith
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Gerry Toner
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Martin White
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7.6 / 10 | 88 votes