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Ben Brooks ...
 Tom Baxter (13 episodes, 1997-1998)
Craig Vye ...
 Geoff Reynolds (13 episodes, 1997-1998)
Sallyanne Law ...
 Mrs. Baxter / ... (13 episodes, 1997-1998)
Hilary Mason ...
 Mrs Murray / ... (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Vivien Parry ...
 Mrs Reynolds / ... (12 episodes, 1997-1998)
Thomas Wheatley ...
 Professor Hare (7 episodes, 1997-1998)
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 Mr Urquart / ... (6 episodes, 1997-1998)
Constance Barrie ...
 Alison (6 episodes, 1997-1998)
Peter Waddington ...
 Mr. Wharton (6 episodes, 1997-1998)
Dale Rapley ...
 Alan Pritchard (6 episodes, 1998)
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Whilst on holiday, two boys find the skeleton of a Roman centurion in a cave. Buried with him is an unusual 'pod' which turns out to be a flying machine with incredible abilities. Will they hand it over to the authorities to study, or keep it for themselves and find out what it can do by trial and error? Written by Alan Saunders

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Brilliant
23 January 2000 | by (England) – See all my reviews

When I first saw this program I was addicted. It is defiantly one of the best Kids programs going. It is funny and serious at the same time. My fave charactors are Mrs Baxter and Tom. It would be so good if they made a new series.


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