A for Andromeda (1961)

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A for Andromeda
Premiere October 3, 1961
Finale November 14, 1961
Network/Provider BBC
Style 45-minute science fiction drama
Company BBC
Seasons 1
Episodes 7
(List of episodes)
Origin UK
For the remake see A for Andromeda (2006).

A for Andromeda is a science fiction drama. An extraterrestrial radio signal is received, containing specifications for a supercomputer. Once built, the machine evolves into a messenger that studies human society and biology and produces an artificially grown young woman that is a clone of a killed lab tech.

Except for a few surviving fragments, all recordings of the series have been lost. It was followed by The Andromeda Breakthrough.



Actor Character
Main Cast
Peter Halliday Dr. John Fleming
Julie Christie Christine
Mary Morris Professor Madeleine Dawnay
Patricia Kneale Judy Adamson
Esmond Knight Professor Reinhart
Frank Windsor Dennis Bridger
Geoffrey Lewis Dr. Geers
Noel Johnson J.M. Osborne
Jack May Major Quadring
John Hollis Kaufman


Season  Premiere Finale #
Season One October 3, 1961 November 14, 1961 7


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