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An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration.

An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration. The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett.

The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett.

An invasion by aliens interrupts a wedding anniversary celebration.

Sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson and Jennifer Piercey.

A wedding anniversary celebration is interrupted by an alien invasion.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson.

Tom Harris' wedding anniversary takes a dramatic turn when he's abducted by aliens.

Sci-fi thriller by Wally K Daly.

All over the world in every country at exactly the same moment a person is seen disappearing into a flying saucer.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi thriller about what happens when people return after disappearing into a flying saucer.

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20040808 (BBC7)
20040809 (BBC7)
20051107 (BBC7)
20051108 (BBC7)
20070418 (BBC7)
20070419 (BBC7)
20080310 (BBC7)
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An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration.

An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration for Tom Harris and his wife.

The first of Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy (including The Silent Scream and With a Whimper to the Grave) courtesy of a recording made by the author. Sadly the master tape was not saved in the BBC archive.

Starring James Laurenson as Tom Harris, Jennifer Piercey as Sally Harris, Donald Hewlett as AP Smith, Robert Trotter as Detective Sergeant Forbes, Katherine Parr as Catherine's Mother, Maggie Ollerenshaw as the Nurse, Peter Williams as the Desk Sergeant, Peter Wickham as Silkin, Malcolm Gerard as the Alien Voice and Manning Wilson as the Alien Controller.

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast as a 90 minute Saturday-Night Theatre production on BBC Radio 4 in 1978.

An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration. The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett.

The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett.

An invasion by aliens interrupts a wedding anniversary celebration.

Sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson and Jennifer Piercey.

A wedding anniversary celebration is interrupted by an alien invasion.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson.

Tom Harris' wedding anniversary takes a dramatic turn when he's abducted by aliens.

Sci-fi thriller by Wally K Daly.

All over the world in every country at exactly the same moment a person is seen disappearing into a flying saucer.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi thriller about what happens when people return after disappearing into a flying saucer.

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20040801 (BBC7)
20040802 (BBC7)
20040808 (BBC7)
20040809 (BBC7)
20051107 (BBC7)
20051108 (BBC7)
20070418 (BBC7)
20070419 (BBC7)
20080310 (BBC7)
20080311 (BBC7)
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20131105 (BBC7)
20170912 (BBC7)

An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration.

An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration for Tom Harris and his wife.

The first of Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy (including The Silent Scream and With a Whimper to the Grave) courtesy of a recording made by the author. Sadly the master tape was not saved in the BBC archive.

Starring James Laurenson as Tom Harris, Jennifer Piercey as Sally Harris, Donald Hewlett as AP Smith, Robert Trotter as Detective Sergeant Forbes, Katherine Parr as Catherine's Mother, Maggie Ollerenshaw as the Nurse, Peter Williams as the Desk Sergeant, Peter Wickham as Silkin, Malcolm Gerard as the Alien Voice and Manning Wilson as the Alien Controller.

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast as a 90 minute Saturday-Night Theatre production on BBC Radio 4 in 1978.

An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration. The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett.

The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett.

An invasion by aliens interrupts a wedding anniversary celebration.

Sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson and Jennifer Piercey.

A wedding anniversary celebration is interrupted by an alien invasion.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson.

Tom Harris' wedding anniversary takes a dramatic turn when he's abducted by aliens.

Sci-fi thriller by Wally K Daly.

All over the world in every country at exactly the same moment a person is seen disappearing into a flying saucer.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi thriller about what happens when people return after disappearing into a flying saucer.

012004041920040420
20040801 (BBC7)
20040802 (BBC7)
20040808 (BBC7)
20040809 (BBC7)
20051107 (BBC7)
20051108 (BBC7)
20070418 (BBC7)
20070419 (BBC7)
20080310 (BBC7)
20080311 (BBC7)
20081201 (BBC7)
20081202 (BBC7)
20090810 (BBC7)
20090811 (BBC7)
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20120709 (BBC7)
20120710 (BBC7)
20130402 (BBC7)
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20131104 (BBC7)
20131105 (BBC7)

An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration.

An invasion by aliens interrupts an idyllic wedding anniversary celebration. The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett.

The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett.

An invasion by aliens interrupts a wedding anniversary celebration.

Sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson and Jennifer Piercey.

A wedding anniversary celebration is interrupted by an alien invasion.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson.

Tom Harris' wedding anniversary takes a dramatic turn when he's abducted by aliens.

Sci-fi thriller by Wally K Daly.

All over the world in every country at exactly the same moment a person is seen disappearing into a flying saucer.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi thriller about what happens when people return after disappearing into a flying saucer.

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Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities. The first of a sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson

Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities. Sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett

Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities.

Sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett.

The first of a sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

The Prime Minister orders alien abductee Tom Harris into protective custody.

Stars James Laurenson and Patrick Troughton.

Alien abductee Tom Harris is removed to protective custody.

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Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities. Sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett.

Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities. The first of a sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities.

Sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett.

The first of a sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

The Prime Minister orders alien abductee Tom Harris into protective custody.

Stars James Laurenson and Patrick Troughton.

Alien abductee Tom Harris is removed to protective custody.

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20051108 (BBC7)
20051109 (BBC7)
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Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities.

The startling new mental powers of Tom Harris sparks the interest of authorities...

Continuing the first of Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy (including The Silent Scream and With a Whimper to the Grave) courtesy of a recording made by the author. Sadly the master tape was not saved in the BBC archive.

Starring James Laurenson as Tom Harris, Jennifer Piercey as Sally Harris, Patrick Troughton as the Prime Minister, Donald Hewlett as AP Smith, Robert Trotter as Detective Sergeant Forbes, Peter Williams as the MP, Peter Wickham as Silkin, Malcolm Gerard as the Alien Voice and Manning Wilson as the Alien Controller.

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast as a 90 minute Saturday-Night Theatre production on BBC Radio 4 in 1978.

Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities. Sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett.

Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities. The first of a sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

Sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett.

The first of a sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

The Prime Minister orders alien abductee Tom Harris into protective custody.

Stars James Laurenson and Patrick Troughton.

Alien abductee Tom Harris is removed to protective custody.

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20051108 (BBC7)
20051109 (BBC7)
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Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities.

The startling new mental powers of Tom Harris sparks the interest of authorities...

Continuing the first of Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy (including The Silent Scream and With a Whimper to the Grave) courtesy of a recording made by the author. Sadly the master tape was not saved in the BBC archive.

Starring James Laurenson as Tom Harris, Jennifer Piercey as Sally Harris, Patrick Troughton as the Prime Minister, Donald Hewlett as AP Smith, Robert Trotter as Detective Sergeant Forbes, Peter Williams as the MP, Peter Wickham as Silkin, Malcolm Gerard as the Alien Voice and Manning Wilson as the Alien Controller.

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast as a 90 minute Saturday-Night Theatre production on BBC Radio 4 in 1978.

Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities. Sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett.

Tom's new mental powers interest the authorities. The first of a sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

Sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett.

The first of a sci-fi trilogy starring Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

The Prime Minister orders alien abductee Tom Harris into protective custody.

Stars James Laurenson and Patrick Troughton.

Alien abductee Tom Harris is removed to protective custody.

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The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back?

The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back? The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson

The alien intent is revealed.

Can the Earth fight back? The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

Can the Earth fight back?

A strange blue light surrounding alien abductee Tom Harris takes its toll.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson and Patrick Troughton.

A strange blue light around alien abductee Tom Harris takes its toll.

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The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back? The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back? Stars Donald Hewlett.

The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back?

The alien intent is revealed.

Can the Earth fight back? The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

Can the Earth fight back?

A strange blue light surrounding alien abductee Tom Harris takes its toll.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson and Patrick Troughton.

A strange blue light around alien abductee Tom Harris takes its toll.

The sinister intentions of the alien invaders are finally revealed. Can the Earth fight back?

Continuing the first of Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy (including The Silent Scream and With a Whimper to the Grave) courtesy of a recording made by the author. Sadly the master tape was not saved in the BBC archive.

Starring James Laurenson as Tom Harris, Jennifer Piercey as Sally Harris, Patrick Troughton as the Prime Minister, Donald Hewlett as AP Smith, Robert Trotter as Detective Sergeant Forbes, Katherine Parr as the PM's Wife/Catherine's Mother, Peter Williams as the MP, Nigel Graham as Brosteaux, Geoffrey Leesley as Corporal Wilkes, Eric Allen as Corporal Johnson, Maggie Ollerenshaw as the Cabinet Minister, Peter Wickham as Silkin, Malcolm Gerard as the Alien Voice and Manning Wilson as the Alien Controller.

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast as a 90 minute Saturday-Night Theatre production on BBC Radio 4 in 1978.

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The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back? The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back? Stars Donald Hewlett.

The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back?

The alien intent is revealed.

Can the Earth fight back? The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

Can the Earth fight back?

A strange blue light surrounding alien abductee Tom Harris takes its toll.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson and Patrick Troughton.

A strange blue light around alien abductee Tom Harris takes its toll.

The sinister intentions of the alien invaders are finally revealed. Can the Earth fight back?

Continuing the first of Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy (including The Silent Scream and With a Whimper to the Grave) courtesy of a recording made by the author. Sadly the master tape was not saved in the BBC archive.

Starring James Laurenson as Tom Harris, Jennifer Piercey as Sally Harris, Patrick Troughton as the Prime Minister, Donald Hewlett as AP Smith, Robert Trotter as Detective Sergeant Forbes, Katherine Parr as the PM's Wife/Catherine's Mother, Peter Williams as the MP, Nigel Graham as Brosteaux, Geoffrey Leesley as Corporal Wilkes, Eric Allen as Corporal Johnson, Maggie Ollerenshaw as the Cabinet Minister, Peter Wickham as Silkin, Malcolm Gerard as the Alien Voice and Manning Wilson as the Alien Controller.

Director: Martin Jenkins

First broadcast as a 90 minute Saturday-Night Theatre production on BBC Radio 4 in 1978.

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20040815 (BBC7)
20040816 (BBC7)
20051109 (BBC7)
20051110 (BBC7)
20070420 (BBC7)
20070421 (BBC7)
20080312 (BBC7)
20080313 (BBC7)
20081203 (BBC7)
20081204 (BBC7)
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The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back? The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back? Stars Donald Hewlett.

The alien intent is revealed. Can the Earth fight back?

The alien intent is revealed.

Can the Earth fight back? The first of a sci-fi trilogy with Donald Hewlett and James Laurenson.

Can the Earth fight back?

A strange blue light surrounding alien abductee Tom Harris takes its toll.

Wally K Daly's sci-fi trilogy stars James Laurenson and Patrick Troughton.

A strange blue light around alien abductee Tom Harris takes its toll.

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By: Wally K. Daly

Starring: James Laurenson/Jennifer Piercy/Patrick Troughton/Donald Hewlett