Spaceships have been vanishing in the dead zone near Venus, but why? Colonel Dan Dare has a theory and persuades the authorities to build an old-fashioned rocket ship so he can fly out to investigate.
Starring Mick Ford as Dan Dare and also featuring Donald Gee, Richard Pearce and Terence Alexander, it was first broadcast in April 1990 and stylishly directed by Glyn Dearman.Dan Dare embarks on a mission to Venus to save the world.
Based on Frank Hampson's original creation.
Forty years after he first appeared in the comic 'Eagle', Dan Dare hits the airwaves and embarks on a mission to Venus to save the world.
Recorded on 1990-01-29.
|02||Divided We Fall||19900426||20040505 (BBC7)|
The Venus expedition has started disastrously.
Dan and Digby have been captured by the Treens.
Recorded on 1990-01-31.
|03||The Mekon||19900503||20040506 (BBC7)|
On Venus, Dan has fallen to his apparent death; the others of his crew are prisoners of the Treens.
Recorded on 1990-02-02.
|04 LAST||Battle Stations||19900510||20040507 (BBC7)|
Dan has come face to face with the blue Atlanteens.
The Treens are preparing to attack the gentle Therons.
Recorded on 1990-02-03.