Dramatised in four parts by Nick McCarty. With Mick Ford.
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.
The Venus expedition has started disastrously.
2: Divided we fall
Dan and Digby have been captured by the Treens.
3: The Mekon
On Venus, Dan has fallen to his apparent death; the others of his crew are prisoners of the Treens.
4: Battle Stations
The Treens are preparing to attack the gentle Therons.
Dan Dare: Mick Ford
Sir Hubert: Terence Alexander
Digby: Donald Gee
Professor Peabody: Zelah Clarke
Hank: William Roberts
Pierre: Sean Barrett
From Thursday 19 April 1990 23.00