The Catacombs Catacombs International Guide
Space 1999 In The UK

UNITED KINGDOM

HTV (Harlech TV)

Wales (based in Cardiff) and West Country (based in Bristol). Unusually the initial run had a 55 minute timeslot, not a full hour (although the episodes were uncut).

Production Order Episode Original HTV broadcast

1

Breakaway

Fri, 17 October 1975 6:35pm (Friday 6:35pm- 7:30pm)

9

Force of Life

Fri, 24 October 1975 6:35pm

13

Collision Course

Fri, 31 October 1975 6:35pm

17

War Games

Fri, 7 November 1975 6:35pm

14

Death's Other Dominion

Fri, 14 November 1975 6:35pm

12

Voyager's Return

Fri, 21 November 1975 6:35pm

10

Alpha Child

Fri, 28 November 1975 6:35pm

23

Dragon's Domain

Fri, 5 December 1975 6:35pm

22

Mission of the Darians

Fri, 12 December 1975 6:35pm

3

Black Sun

Fri, 19 December 1975 6:35pm

8

Guardian of Piri

Fri, 26 December 1975 6:05pm (Boxing Day Holiday. 6:05pm - 7pm)

16

End of Eternity

Fri, 9 January 1976 6:35pm (resumes 6:35pm)

2

Matter of Life and Death

Fri, 16 January 1976 6:35pm

5

Earthbound

Fri, 23 January 1976 6:35pm

15

The Full Circle

Fri, 30 January 1976 6:35pm

6

Another Time, Another Place

Fri, 6 February 1976 6:35pm

21

The Infernal Machine

Fri, 13 February 1976 6:35pm

4

Ring Around the Moon

Fri, 20 February 1976 6:35pm

7

Missing Link

Fri, 27 February 1976 6:35pm

11

The Last Sunset

Fri, 5 March 1976 6:35pm

20

Space Brain

Fri, 12 March 1976 6:35pm

19

The Troubled Spirit

Fri, 19 March 1976 6:35pm

24

The Testament of Arkadia

Fri, 26 March 1976 6:35pm

18

The Last Enemy

Fri, 2 April 1976 6:35pm

1977-8 repeats.

Six episodes were shown in summer 1977 on Saturday early evenings (on HTV West only; HTV Wales had different programming). Eleven more were shown on Sunday afternoon from January until April 1978, and the final 6 on Saturday mornings in June-July. Only Breakaway had cuts.

Production Order Episode HTV broadcast

1

Breakaway

Sat, 9 July 1977 5:55pm (Saturday 5:55pm-6:55pm)

12

Voyager's Return

Sat, 16 July 1977 5:55pm

9

Force of Life

Sat, 23 July 1977 5:55pm

13

Collision Course

Sat, 30 July 1977 5:55pm

17

War Games

Sat, 6 August 1977 5:55pm

14

Death's Other Dominion

Sat, 13 August 1977 5:55pm

10

Alpha Child

Sun, 15 January 1978 3:15pm (Sunday 3:15pm- 4:15pm)

23

Dragon's Domain

Sun, 22 January 1978 3:15pm

22

Mission of the Darians

Sun, 29 January 1978 3:15pm

3

Black Sun

Sun, 5 February 1978 3:15pm

8

Guardian of Piri

Sun, 12 February 1978 3:15pm

16

End of Eternity

Sun, 19 February 1978 3:15pm

2

Matter of Life and Death

Sun, 26 February 1978 3:15pm

5

Earthbound

Sun, 5 March 1978 3:15pm

15

The Full Circle

Sun, 12 March 1978 3:15pm

6

Another Time, Another Place

Sun, 19 March 1978 3:15pm

21

The Infernal Machine

Sun, 26 March 1978 12:00am (12:00-1pm)

4

Ring Around the Moon

Sun, 2 April 1978 3:00pm (3pm-4pm)

11

The Last Sunset

Sat, 3 June 1978 11:30am (Saturday 11:30-12:30pm)

20

Space Brain

Sat, 10 June 1978 11:30am

19

The Troubled Spirit

Sat, 17 June 1978 11:30am

24

The Testament of Arkadia

Sat, 24 June 1978 11:30am

7

Missing Link

Sat, 8 July 1978 11:30am

18

The Last Enemy

Sat, 15 July 1978 11:30am

1982-3 repeats.

20 episodes of Year One were shown on Saturday mornings from April through the summer of 1982. Breakaway and War Games had cuts. Strangely the episodes had an irregular slot (to 12:13). Two remaining episodes appeared on Monday mornings in Spring 1983 (Voyager's Return and Death's Other Dominion were not repeated).

Production Order Episode HTV broadcast

1

Breakaway

Sat, 10 April 1982 11:15am (Saturday 11:15am- 12:13pm)

6

Another Time, Another Place

Sat, 17 April 1982 11:20am (moves to 11:20am- 12:13pm)

7

Missing Link

Sat, 24 April 1982 11:20am

8

Guardian of Piri

Sat, 1 May 1982 11:20am

18

The Last Enemy

Sat, 8 May 1982 11:20am

19

The Troubled Spirit

Sat, 15 May 1982 11:20am

10

Alpha Child

Sat, 5 June 1982 11:20am

11

The Last Sunset

Sat, 12 June 1982 11:20am

13

Collision Course

Sat, 19 June 1982 11:20am

24

The Testament of Arkadia

Sat, 26 June 1982 11:20am

5

Earthbound

Sat, 3 July 1982 11:20am

17

War Games

Sat, 10 July 1982 11:20am

20

Space Brain

Sat, 17 July 1982 11:20am

4

Ring Around the Moon

Sat, 24 July 1982 11:20am

21

The Infernal Machine

Sat, 31 July 1982 11:20am

15

The Full Circle

Sat, 7 August 1982 11:20am

23

Dragon's Domain

Sat, 14 August 1982 11:20am

2

Matter of Life and Death

Sat, 21 August 1982 11:20am

22

Mission of the Darians

Sat, 28 August 1982 11:20am

3

Black Sun

Sat, 4 September 1982 11:20am

16

End of Eternity

Mon, 28 March 1983 11:40am (Monday 11:40- 11:30am)

9

Force of Life

Mon, 11 April 1983 11:40am

1983-4 Year Two

This is the first and only time Year Two was shown on HTV, although TV Times listings always indicated the show was a repeat. Ten episodes were shown on Thursday mornings in summer 1983. A further two appeared on Wednesdays in January 1984, five more biweekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays in April, and three in one week at the end of May. The episodes were not cut and were not interrupted by adverts. Four episodes were never broadcast: Seed of Destruction, Space Warp, The Immunity Syndrome, and The Dorcons.

Production Order Episode HTV broadcast

25

The Metamorph

Thu, 14 July 1983 10:25am (Thursday 10:25-11:15am)

26

The Exiles

Thu, 21 July 1983 10:25am

33

Brian the Brain

Thu, 28 July 1983 10:25am

34

New Adam New Eve

Thu, 4 August 1983 10:25am

29

Journey To Where

Thu, 11 August 1983 10:25am

27

One Moment of Humanity

Thu, 18 August 1983 10:25am

32

The Mark of Archanon

Thu, 25 August 1983 10:25am

31

The Rules of Luton

Thu, 1 September 1983 10:25am

28

All That Glisters

Thu, 8 September 1983 10:25am

30

The Taybor

Thu, 15 September 1983 10:25am (last episode for 3 months)

39

A Matter of Balance

Wed, 4 January 1984 10:45am (Wednesday 10:45-11:35am)

35

The AB Chrysalis

Wed, 11 January 1984 10:45am

41

The Bringers of Wonder - Part 1

Tue, 3 April 1984 11:10am (Tuesday 11:10am -12pm)

42

The Bringers of Wonder - Part 2

Thu, 5 April 1984 11:10am (Thursday)

36

Catacombs of the Moon

Tue, 10 April 1984 11:10am (Tuesday)

43

The Lambda Factor

Thu, 12 April 1984 11:10am (Thursday)

38

The Beta Cloud

Thu, 19 April 1984 11:10am (Thursday)

44

The Seance Spectre

Tue, 29 May 1984 11:10am (Tuesday)

45

Dorzak

Thu, 31 May 1984 11:10am (Thursday)

46

Devil's Planet

Fri, 1 June 1984 11:10am (Friday)

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