Oneira

This atmospheric sci fi series, commissioned specially for BBC 7, gets its first broadcast this week.

Written in five parts by Robert Easby it follows the escapades of Oneira, a museum attendant, and a 400 year old Dutch alchemist depicted in one of the museum's paintings, as they set out on a daring quest.

Directed by Liz Webb, the cast includes: Peter Marinker and Lyndsey Marshal as Oneira.

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Episodes

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01The Big Chill2007021920070220
20070903 (BBC7)
20070904 (BBC7)
20080303 (BBC7)
20080304 (BBC7)
20090302 (BBC7)
20090303 (BBC7)
20091019 (BBC7)
20091020 (BBC7)
20100712 (BBC7)
20100713 (BBC7)
20110328 (BBC7)
20110329 (BBC7)
20111003 (BBC7)
20111004 (BBC7)
20131209 (BBC7)
20131210 (BBC7)
20151130 (BBC7)
20151201 (BBC7)

This atmospheric sci fi series, commissioned specially for BBC 7, gets its first broadcast this week.

Written in five parts by Robert Easby it follows the escapades of Oneira, a museum attendant, and a 400 year old Dutch alchemist depicted in one of the museum's paintings, as they set out on a daring quest.

Directed by Liz Webb, the cast includes: Peter Marinker and Lyndsey Marshal as Oneira.A museum guard's quest to learn the secrets of the universe with a 400-year-old man.

A museum guard's quest to learn the secrets of the universe with a 400-year-old man. Stars Lyndsey Marshal and Peter Marinker.

A museum guard's quest to learn the secrets of the universe with a 400-year-old man.

Stars Lyndsey Marshal and Peter Marinker.

Museum guard Oneira meets a 400-year-old Dutchman who invites her on a quest.

Museum guard Oneira meets a 400-year-old Dutchman who invites her on a quest to discover the secrets of the universe.

02Sleight Of Mind2007022020070221
20070904 (BBC7)
20070905 (BBC7)
20080304 (BBC7)
20080305 (BBC7)
20090303 (BBC7)
20090304 (BBC7)
20091020 (BBC7)
20091021 (BBC7)
20100713 (BBC7)
20100714 (BBC7)
20110329 (BBC7)
20110330 (BBC7)
20111004 (BBC7)
20111005 (BBC7)
20131210 (BBC7)
20131211 (BBC7)
20151201 (BBC7)
20151202 (BBC7)

An electricity company official interrogates the museum guard, but is he an alien?

An electricity company official interrogates the museum guard, but is he helping her or is he an alien? Stars Peter Marinker.

Oneira is interrogated by a man from the Electrical Company, but is he trying to help her?

Oneira is interrogated by a man from the Electrical Company - but is he trying to help her, or is he an alien?

03A String Of Time2007022120070222
20070905 (BBC7)
20070906 (BBC7)
20080305 (BBC7)
20080306 (BBC7)
20090304 (BBC7)
20090305 (BBC7)
20091021 (BBC7)
20091022 (BBC7)
20100714 (BBC7)
20100715 (BBC7)
20110330 (BBC7)
20110331 (BBC7)
20111005 (BBC7)
20111006 (BBC7)
20131211 (BBC7)
20131212 (BBC7)
20151202 (BBC7)
20151203 (BBC7)

The museum guard ends up in the Texan desert with a dead comic and a 13th-century friar.

The museum guard ends up in the Texan desert with a dead American comic and a 13th-century friar. Stars Lyndsey Marshal.

The museum guard ends up in the Texan desert with a dead American comic and a 13th century friar.

Stars Lyndsey Marshal.

Oneira ends up in the Texan Desert with a dead American comic and a 13th-Century Friar.

04The Thing With Two Cappuccinos2007022220070223
20070906 (BBC7)
20070907 (BBC7)
20080306 (BBC7)
20080307 (BBC7)
20090305 (BBC7)
20090306 (BBC7)
20091022 (BBC7)
20091023 (BBC7)
20100715 (BBC7)
20100716 (BBC7)
20110331 (BBC7)
20110401 (BBC7)
20111006 (BBC7)
20111007 (BBC7)
20131212 (BBC7)
20131213 (BBC7)
20151203 (BBC7)
20151204 (BBC7)

The museum guard is chased by a multiplying hoard of android waitresses.

When the museum guard forgets to pay for a coffee, she is chased by a multiplying hoard of android waitresses.

When the museum guard forgets to pay for a coffee, she's chased by a multiplying hoard of android waitresses.

The museum guard is chased by multiplying android coffee bar staff.

When the museum guard forgets to pay for a coffee, she's chased by multiplying android coffee bar staff.

When she forgets to pay for a coffee, Oneira is chased by multiplying android staff.

When she forgets to pay for a coffee, Oneira is chased by multiplying android coffee bar staff.

05 LASTMind The Gap2007022320070224
20070907 (BBC7)
20070908 (BBC7)
20080307 (BBC7)
20080308 (BBC7)
20090306 (BBC7)
20090307 (BBC7)
20091023 (BBC7)
20091024 (BBC7)
20100716 (BBC7)
20100717 (BBC7)
20110401 (BBC7)
20110402 (BBC7)
20111007 (BBC7)
20111008 (BBC7)
20131213 (BBC7)
20131214 (BBC7)

Oneira ends up talking to herself, literally, and finds her other self very rude.