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Deep Impact

Journalist Jenny Lernerat stumbles onto the biggest news story ever: a comet is on course to collide with Earth.

Journalist Jenny Lernerat believes she has stumbled on a sex scandal, until she is abducted for a secret meeting with the president. There, she discovers she has blundered onto the biggest news story ever: a comet is on course to collide with earth. A joint US-Russian space mission led by a veteran astronaut tries to blast the threat off course.

1 hour, 51 minutes

Last on

Sun 26 Jul 2020 16:10

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:34

    Tom Jones

    Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words)

  • 00:47

    Trevor Morris

    A King's Procession

  • 01:26

    James Horner

    The Presidents Speech

BBC iPlayer - Deep Impact

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Credits

Role Contributor
Spurgeon 'Fish' Tanner Robert Duvall
Jenny Lerner Tea Leoni
Leo Biederman Elijah Wood
Robin Lerner Vanessa Redgrave
President Tom Beck Morgan Freeman
Jason Lerner Maximilian Schell
Beth Stanley Laura Innes
Dr Oren Monash Ron Eldard
Andrea Baker Mary McCormack
Sarah Hotchner Leelee Sobieski
Mark Simon Blair Underwood
Gus Partenza Jon Favreau
Producer David Brown
Producer Richard Zanuck
Director Mimi Leder
Writer Michael Tolkin

Broadcasts

  • Tue 30 Dec 2008 23:00
  • Sun 25 Jan 2009 19:10
  • Wed 28 Jan 2009 20:00
  • Sat 25 Jul 2009 22:20
  • Thu 5 Aug 2010 22:35
  • Thu 5 Aug 2010 23:05
  • Sat 23 Oct 2010 20:40
  • Wed 27 Oct 2010 21:00
  • Fri 11 Nov 2011 23:30
  • Sat 10 Mar 2012 22:10
  • Sun 20 May 2012 18:10
  • Sun 30 Aug 2015 21:00
  • Sat 5 Sep 2015 21:30
  • Sun 27 Dec 2015 18:10
  • Sun 27 Nov 2016 18:10
  • Sun 11 Mar 2018 18:10
  • Sat 2 Feb 2019 18:40
  • Sat 2 Feb 2019 19:10
  • Sun 26 Jul 2020 15:40
  • Sun 26 Jul 2020 16:10