The Catacombs Catacombs International Guide
Space 1999 In The UK

UNITED KINGDOM

ATV

Midlands, based in Birmingham. ATV was the core subsidiary of Associated Communications Corporation (ACC), whose production and distribution subsidiary was ITC Entertainment, which made Space: 1999.

Production Order Episode ATV Midlands broadcast

1

Breakaway

Thu, 4 September 1975 7:00pm

9

Force of Life

Thu, 11 September 1975 7:00pm

13

Collision Course

Thu, 18 September 1975 7:00pm

17

War Games

Thu, 25 September 1975 7:00pm

14

Death's Other Dominion

Thu, 2 October 1975 7:00pm

12

Voyager's Return

Thu, 9 October 1975 7:00pm

10

Alpha Child

Thu, 16 October 1975 7:00pm

23

Dragon's Domain

Thu, 23 October 1975 7:00pm

22

Mission of the Darians

Thu, 30 October 1975 7:00pm

3

Black Sun

Thu, 6 November 1975 7:00pm

8

Guardian of Piri

Thu, 13 November 1975 7:00pm

16

End of Eternity

Thu, 20 November 1975 7:00pm

2

Matter of Life and Death

Thu, 27 November 1975 7:00pm

5

Earthbound

Thu, 4 December 1975 7:00pm

15

The Full Circle

Thu, 11 December 1975 7:00pm

6

Another Time, Another Place

Thu, 18 December 1975 7:00pm

11

The Last Sunset

Thu, 1 January 1976 4:50pm (New Years Day special slot 4:50pm)

21

The Infernal Machine

Thu, 8 January 1976 7:00pm

4

Ring Around the Moon

Thu, 15 January 1976 7:00pm

7

Missing Link

Thu, 22 January 1976 7:00pm

20

Space Brain

Thu, 29 January 1976 7:00pm

19

The Troubled Spirit

Thu, 5 February 1976 7:00pm

24

The Testament of Arkadia

Thu, 12 February 1976 7:00pm

18

The Last Enemy

Thu, 19 February 1976 7:00pm

Year Two (First Part)

Year Two moved to Saturday teatime, against the BBC's Dr Who. Seventeen episodes were shown in 1976 (while the series was still being made). The remaining seven episodes were still in post-production, so they were finally shown in summer 1977.

Production Order Episode ATV broadcast

25

The Metamorph

Sat, 4 September 1976 5:40pm

26

The Exiles

Sat, 11 September 1976 5:40pm

29

Journey To Where

Sat, 18 September 1976 5:40pm

27

One Moment of Humanity

Sat, 25 September 1976 5:40pm

33

Brian the Brain

Sat, 2 October 1976 5:40pm

34

New Adam New Eve

Sat, 9 October 1976 5:40pm

32

The Mark of Archanon

Sat, 16 October 1976 5:40pm

31

The Rules of Luton

Thu, 21 October 1976 4:45pm (moves to Thursday 4:45pm)

28

All That Glisters

Thu, 28 October 1976 4:45pm (replaces scheduled Seed of Destruction)

30

The Taybor

Thu, 4 November 1976 4:45pm

37

Seed of Destruction

Thu, 11 November 1976 4:45pm

35

The AB Chrysalis

Thu, 18 November 1976 4:45pm

36

Catacombs of the Moon

Thu, 25 November 1976 4:45pm (replaces scheduled A Matter of Balance)

40

Space Warp

Thu, 2 December 1976 4:45pm

39

A Matter of Balance

Thu, 9 December 1976 4:45pm

38

The Beta Cloud

Thu, 16 December 1976 4:45pm

43

The Lambda Factor

Thu, 23 December 1976 4:45pm (last episode for 8 months)

Year One repeat

The first repeat of Year One was on Sunday lunchtimes, replacing a repeat run of Tarzan. Episode order is nearly identical to the initial run (End Of Eternity moves up two slots, Last Sunset and The Troubled Spirit both slip back a little).

Production Order Episode ATV Midlands broadcast

1

Breakaway

Sun, 13 February 1977 1:10pm (Sunday 1:10)

9

Force of Life

Sun, 20 February 1977 1:10pm

13

Collision Course

Sun, 27 February 1977 1:10pm

17

War Games

Sun, 6 March 1977 1:10pm

14

Death's Other Dominion

Sun, 13 March 1977 1:10pm

12

Voyager's Return

Sun, 20 March 1977 1:10pm

10

Alpha Child

Sun, 27 March 1977 1:10pm

23

Dragon's Domain

Sun, 3 April 1977 1:10pm

22

Mission of the Darians

Sun, 10 April 1977 1:10pm

16

End of Eternity

Sun, 17 April 1977 1:10pm

3

Black Sun

Sun, 24 April 1977 1:10pm

8

Guardian of Piri

Sun, 1 May 1977 1:10pm

2

Matter of Life and Death

Sun, 8 May 1977 1:10pm

5

Earthbound

Sun, 15 May 1977 1:10pm

15

The Full Circle

Sun, 22 May 1977 1:10pm

6

Another Time, Another Place

Sun, 29 May 1977 1:10pm

21

The Infernal Machine

Sun, 5 June 1977 1:00pm

4

Ring Around the Moon

Sun, 12 June 1977 1:10pm

7

Missing Link

Sun, 19 June 1977 1:10pm

11

The Last Sunset

Sun, 26 June 1977 1:05pm

20

Space Brain

Sun, 3 July 1977 1:00pm

19

The Troubled Spirit

Sun, 10 July 1977 1:00pm

24

The Testament of Arkadia

Sun, 17 July 1977 1:00pm

18

The Last Enemy

Sun, 24 July 1977 1:00pm

Year Two (Second Part)

The remaining seven episodes of Year Two were still in post-production when the first run completed. Five were finally shown on Thursday evenings in summer 1977, immediately after the Year One repeats.

Production Order Episode ATV broadcast

41

The Bringers of Wonder - Part 1

Thu, 4 August 1977 7:30pm (Thursday 7:30pm)

42

The Bringers of Wonder - Part 2

Thu, 11 August 1977 7:30pm

44

The Seance Spectre

Thu, 18 August 1977 7:30pm

45

Dorzak

Thu, 25 August 1977 7:30pm

46

Devil's Planet

Thu, 1 September 1977 7:30pm (last new episode for two months)

Year Two (Repeats and New)

Two new episodes of Year Two were still outstanding. In November, repeats began on Sunday early afternoon. One new episode appeared on a Bank Holiday at the end of the run.

Production Order Episode ATV broadcast

25

The Metamorph

Sun, 27 November 1977 1:00pm (Sunday, 1:00pm)

26

The Exiles

Sun, 4 December 1977 1:00pm

29

Journey To Where

Sun, 11 December 1977 1:00pm

27

One Moment of Humanity

Sun, 18 December 1977 1:00pm (last before Christmas)

33

Brian the Brain

Sun, 1 January 1978 1:15pm

34

New Adam New Eve

Sun, 8 January 1978 1:15pm

32

The Mark of Archanon

Sun, 15 January 1978 1:15pm

31

The Rules of Luton

Sun, 22 January 1978 1:20pm (moves to 1:20pm)

28

All That Glisters

Sun, 29 January 1978 1:20pm

30

The Taybor

Sun, 5 February 1978 1:20pm

37

Seed of Destruction

Sun, 12 February 1978 1:20pm

35

The AB Chrysalis

Sun, 19 February 1978 1:20pm

39

A Matter of Balance

Sun, 26 February 1978 1:20pm

40

Space Warp

Sun, 5 March 1978 1:20pm

36

Catacombs of the Moon

Sun, 12 March 1978 1:20pm

38

The Beta Cloud

Sun, 19 March 1978 1:20pm

46

Devil's Planet

Sun, 26 March 1978 1:00pm (Easter weekend - see note)

43

The Lambda Factor

Sun, 2 April 1978 1:00pm

41

The Bringers of Wonder - Part 1

Sun, 9 April 1978 1:00pm

42

The Bringers of Wonder - Part 2

Sun, 16 April 1978 1:00pm

44

The Seance Spectre

Sun, 23 April 1978 1:00pm

45

Dorzak

Sun, 30 April 1978 1:00pm

47

The Immunity Syndrome

Mon, 1 May 1978 4:45pm (NEW EPISODE, Bank Holiday Monday, 4:45pm)

46

Devil's Planet

Sun, 7 May 1978 1:00pm (Sunday 1pm, last of repeat run)

Year Two (New and Repeat)

The final new episode appeared on a Bank Holiday. Two more unscheduled repeats appeared later.

Production Order Episode ATV broadcast

48

The Dorcons

Mon, 28 August 1978 6:30pm (NEW EPISODE, Bank Holiday Monday 6:30pm)

47

The Immunity Syndrome

Mon, 25 December 1978 2:30pm (Monday, 2:30pm, Christmas Day, unscheduled replacement for 3-2-1)

48

The Dorcons

Jan-Feb 1979 (10:30pm, unscheduled replacement for sports programme after News At Ten)

Download Calendar

Note: Gary O'Brien suggests a revision- he has records for Sunday March 26 1978 (the Easter weekend) showing Devil's Planet. This is corroborated by the Birmingham Evening Mail listing. Note that two months later the same episode is shown again in the same slot.


Thanks to Ros Connors