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The Face of the Tiger 

Andromeda is put to work developing a program to enable Britain to intercept orbital missiles which a foreign power is firing over British airspace as a demonstration of power. Using the ... See full summary »

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Maurice Hedley ...
The Prime Minister
David King ...
Minister of Defence Burdett
Peter King ...
Newsreader
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Professor Ernest Reinhart
Donald Stewart ...
General Vandenberg
Geoffrey Lewis ...
Doctor Geers
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Professor Madeleine Dawnay
Peter Ducrow ...
Doctor Hunter
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John Fleming
Patricia Kneale ...
Judy Adamson
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Andromeda
John Murray Scott ...
Harvey (as John Murray-Scott)
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Cluton-Danvers (as Kenneth Wynne)
Forster Norris ...
BBC Interviewer
Ernest Hare ...
Minister of Science Ratcliff
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Andromeda is put to work developing a program to enable Britain to intercept orbital missiles which a foreign power is firing over British airspace as a demonstration of power. Using the missiles designed by Andromeda, they are successful in destroying one of the missiles. The Government is now determined to make full use of Andromeda, not just for defence but also to aid industry. Fleming continues to make trouble and has his access to the computer revoked. He is horrified to discover that the Government has made a trade deal with Kaufmann and Intel for the rights to a new enzyme that Andromeda has developed that heals injured cells. By this stage, Dawnay is also beginning to have doubts about Andromeda - she agrees to aid Fleming by entering a program into the computer to convince it Andromeda is dead. The program is quickly discovered and reversed by Andromeda. However, the computer soon exacts its revenge - it corrupts the formula for the enzyme, making Dawnay and her assistants ... Written by GusF

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7 November 1961 (UK)  »

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This episode takes place in 1971. See more »

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