In the 1970s, aliens send a female android diplomat to Earth on a mission of peace. She lands in war-torn Palestine instead of MIT by mistake and meets a friendly UK journalist there. They begin a series of insightful conversations.
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Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace, founder of the idea ... See full summary »
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Sooo frustrated!! When will BBC release this brilliant series as a DVD??
Originally missed the first episode but caught the rest although only videoed the excellent 'Last Round Up'.
Have the soundtrack and the screen play just need the DVD!!
Tilda Swinton, Ken Stott, Eddie Reader, the wonderful man now sadly 'late' who played Cherokee George (and several others characters) really need to have this brought to the attention of a wider world.
Polis to driver of broken down van 'Have you got a handle son?' Fraser Boyle 'Aye, Fraser'
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