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Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

Richard Fell's contemporary adaptation of Fred Hoyle and John Elliot's 1961 sci-fi classic. A radio signal from the Andromeda constellation provides instructions on how to build a computer.

In a very short period of time, the machine amasses a wealth of information about life on Earth and soon becomes more powerful than anyone could have anticipated. Using its vast intelligence, and with the connivance of the MoD, it fashions a robot from flesh and blood to carry out its wishes.

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Wed 10 Sep 2008 01:55 BBC Four


Kelly Reilly
Tom Hardy
David Haig
Jane Asher


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