UFO Logo 'Close Up'
by Tony Barwick
UFO Cast

After getting I.A.C. backing, Commander Straker and Freeman supervise the testing of a powerful new electron telescope; they plan to mount the device in a B142 space probe in order to photograph the aliens' homeworld and then transmit the pictures back to Earth. When a U.F.O. approaches, S.H.A.D.O. allows it to avoid an attack by Moonbase Interceptors, and the B142 follows the craft on its long voyage back to the aliens' planet. Many weeks later, the pictures from the telescope are received by S.H.A.D.O. H.Q. - but will they be worth the wait..?

Ed Bishop (Commander Ed Straker), George Sewell (Colonel Alec Freeman), Michael Billington (Colonel Paul Foster), Gabrielle Drake (Lt. Gay Ellis), Dolores Mantez (Lt. Nina Barry), Antonia Ellis (Lt. Joan Harrington), Keith Alexander (Lt. Keith Ford), Gary Myers (Lt. / Captain Lew Waterman), Grant Taylor (General James Henderson), Jon Kelley (Lt. John Masters), Jeremy Wilkin (Lt. Gordon Maxwell), Ayshea Brough (Lt. Ayshea Johnson), Georgina Moon (Lt. Sylvia Howell), Mel Oxley (Voice of Space Intruder Detector)*, Neil Hallett (Doctor Joseph Kelly), James Beckett (Doctor Young), Peter Burton (Doctor Murray), Alan Tucker (Tracking Station Operator), Frank Mann (Launch Controller), Robert Sherman (Launch Control 1st Operative), Robert Howay (Launch Control 2nd Operative), Clive Endersby (Launch Control Harry), John Levene (Interceptor Pilot)

Directed by Alan Perry
Produced by Reg Hill
A Gerry Anderson / Century 21 Television Production

UK (ATV Midlands):
December 16th, 1970 @ 8.00 pm - 9.00 pm

*Featuring Commander Ed Straker, Colonel Alec Freeman, Colonel Paul Foster, Lt. Gay Ellis and Lt. Nina Barry