Invasion: Earth (1998)

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In the lonely Scottish highlands, a small band of military personnel fight a desperate battle against a formidable alien intruder to prevent an invasion of the Earth.

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Series cast summary:
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 Flight Lt. Chris Drake (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Maj. General David Reece / ... (6 episodes, 1998)
Eric Jorrin ...
 RAF Field OP (6 episodes, 1998)
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 Dr Amanda Tucker (6 episodes, 1998)
Vivienne Soan ...
 Dr. Thompson (6 episodes, 1998)
Paul J. Medford ...
 Nick Shay (5 episodes, 1998)
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 Lt. Charles Terrell (4 episodes, 1998)
Laura Harling ...
 Emily Tucker (3 episodes, 1998)
Nicola Buckingham ...
 Echo (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Squadron Leader Helen Knox (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Detective Sgt. Rebecca Holland (2 episodes, 1998)
Sheila Grier ...
 Jenny Marchant (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Air Marshal Bentley (2 episodes, 1998)
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 Nurse Louise Reynolds (2 episodes, 1998)
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One normal night over the Scottish highlands, Flt. Lt. Chris Drake (Vincent Regan) was scrambled and shot down an unidentified flying object little knowing the consequences of this rash act of bravado. At the same time Dr. Amanda Tucker ('Maggie O'Neill') and her assistant Nick Shay ('Paul Shay') were monitoring the sky for intelligent forms of communication and detected much more than they bargained for. The search for the downed aircraft led to the discovery of Lt. Charles Terrell (Anton Lesser), who subsequently turned out to be an army officer who went missing in 1945. After initial reticence Lt. Terrell started to reveal his story about the peaceable Echo's who had abducted him years ago and an ancient, merciless enemy, the nD's, who sought to enslave the Echo's for their own evil purposes. As his story unfolds and the evidence of Dr. Tucker's observations and the construction of the alien spacecraft lends credence to it, the nightmarish prospect of a full scale invasion of the ... Written by Mark Smith <msmith@osi.co.uk>

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As the BBC couldn't use real RAF squadron numbers in the production, 111(F) Squadron became 311 Squadron. In, fact 311 happened to be the numbers from the car registration plate which was used by the base Station Commander at the time filming was taking place. See more »

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I wish a sequel was in the works!
16 April 2001 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

I really loved this show. It appeared on the Space Channel here in Canada. I've seen it 3 times and get something new out of it every time I watch it. I found it very entertaining, in that typical dry, British way. The Brits really know how to do Sci-Fi, totally unforgiving. The last scene was incredibly haunting and I really wish that there was a sequel underway. The acting was incredible, the characters believable and likeable (and not so likeable) and the plotline profound. I would watch it again in a heartbeat!


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