The Catacombs Episode Guide

Mission of the Darians

The Infernal Machine Year 1 - Episode 22 Dragon's Domain

Screenplay by Johnny Byrne
Directed by Ray Austin
Guest Star Joan Collins
Guest Artists Dennis Burgess, Aubrey Morris
Belgium (Flemish) De overlevende Darianen
France/Canada La mission des Dariens The Mission Of The Darians
Italy La missione dei Dariani The Mission Of The Darians
Japan Coming of the Huge Space Town!
Netherlands Ontmoeting in de ruimte Meeting In Space
Portugal A Missão dos Darianos Mission of the Darians
Spain Misión de los Darianos Mission of the Darians

A call for help from the survivors of a dying world... an incredible world that has been flying through space for 900 years, with contrasting inhabitants. Some have never changed; others have reverted to barbarism. But can this offer new hope for the Alphans? ITC summary

Background

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Cast

Commander John Koenig Martin Landau
Doctor Helena Russell Barbara Bain
Professor Victor Bergman Barry Morse
Neman Dennis Burgess
Kara Joan Collins
High Priest Aubrey Morris
Paul Morrow Prentis Hancock
Alan Carter Nick Tate
Sandra Benes Zienia Merton
David Kano Clifton Jones
Lowry Paul Antrim
Hadin Robert Russell
Male Mute Gerald Stadden
Female Mute Jackie Horton
Operative Kate Sarah Bullen
Main Mission Operative Binu Balini
Main Mission Operative Mike Stevens
Main Mission Operative Andy Dempsey
Main Mission Operative (Lee Oswald) Loftus Burton
Main Mission Operative Ann Ann Maj-Britt
Darian (silver suit 1) Michael Boothe
Darian (silver suit 2) Alan Meacham
Darians Chris Hodge
Richard Smith
Sean Hopwood
Jeremy Ranchev
Carl Bohun
Female Darian (Transplant Room) Linda Hooks
Female Darians Tara Faraday
Hirsute Survivor Ron Tarr
Male Survivors Joe Dunne
Allan Travell
Dan Long
Mel Walker
Robin Hopwood
Michael Dilks
Bill Hemmings
James Muir
Maxwell Alford
Tony Waldern
Warren Black
Trevor Lawrence
Fighting Survivors Joe Dunne
Terry Plumber
Nick Hobbs
Terry Walsh (Paul double)
Tim Condren (Alan double)
Dinny Powell (Hadin double)
Eddie Stacey (Darian double)
Female Survivor Jenny Cresswell
Female Survivor Jennifer Guy
Female Survivors Theo Hayman
Rosalynd Bailey
Valerie Phillips
Laurie Davis
Nina Kitchen
Jacky Clair
Dead bodies (Transplant Room) Paul Kirby
John Clements
Peter Simpson
Erica Simmonds
Mercedes Berleigh

Sets

Int. Main Mission
Int. Eagle Pilot Section
Int. Eagle Passenger Section

Int. Daria Airlock
Int. Daria Corridor 1
Int. Daria Corridor 2
Int. Daria Ship Settlement Area/Undergrowth Area
Int. Daria Rest Room
Int. Daria Gantry (matte paintings)
Int. Daria Corridor Complex
Int. Daria Command Centre
Int. Daria Transplant Room

SFX

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Music

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Science

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Continuity

Chronology:

Alpha Personnel:

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1 fatality, Lowry.

Alpha Technology:

Eagles:

Eagle 1 with passenger module

Planets:

None. We learn about planet Daria.

Aliens:

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Darians. Neman, Kara, Hadin. Humanoid.

Props:

Errors

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Observations

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Joan Collins as Kara, posing on the Mezzatessera table in Koenig's Command Office. In the episode, she never visits Alpha. More images (thanks to Claire Collins).

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Contents copyright Martin Willey