September 13th, 1999…
A massive nuclear explosion blasts the Moon out of Earth orbit, sending Moonbase Alpha’s 311 inhabitants on an uncontrollable odyssey through deep space. Now, Destination: Moonbase Alpha takes you back to a future billed as “the most spectacular space science fiction series ever produced for television.”
Destination: Moonbase Alpha is the most comprehensive book ever published on SPACE: 1999, including extensive cast lists and detailed reviews of all 48 episodes, as well as the Message from Moonbase Alpha short film. Destination: Moonbase Alpha tells the incredible story of the making of a science fiction classic, told by the actors, writers and production crew who created it. Including commentary from:
Martin Landau (Commander John Koenig)
Barbara Bain (Doctor Helena Russell)
Barry Morse (Professor Victor Bergman)
Catherine Schell (Maya)
Zienia Merton (Sandra Benes)
Prentis Hancock (Paul Morrow)
Nick Tate (Alan Carter)
Anton Phillips (Bob Mathias)
John Hug (Bill Fraser)
Sylvia Anderson (Producer – Year One)
Fred Freiberger (Producer – Year Two)
Gerry Anderson (Executive Producer)
Johnny Byrne (Writer)
Christopher Penfold (Writer)
Keith Wilson (Production Designer)
And many more!
Destination: Moonbase Alpha also includes – for the first time ever – the complete story behind the disappearance of Barry Morse and Professor Victor Bergman…
It’s a true story no fan has ever known – until now!
“Not many television shows have accumulated and kept such a loyal body of supporters, for so long, as SPACE: 1999.” – Barry Morse, co-star of SPACE: 1999.
Destination: Moonbase Alpha is the essential guide to SPACE: 1999 – from critical reaction then and now, through the triumphant 35 year odyssey of Moonbase Alpha since the worldwide debut of SPACE: 1999 in 1975, and finally to writer Johnny Byrne’s concepts for the return of the series. Keep this indispensable guide with you, and escape into worlds beyond belief!
Destination: Moonbase Alpha - The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to SPACE: 1999
A5 Paperback, 490 pp approx.
£12.99 UK (+ postage and packing - Worldwide service available)
Courtesy of Telos Publishing, here is the first image of copies of “Destination: Moonbase Alpha - The Unofficial and Unauthorised Guide to SPACE: 1999” (fresh out of the box):
The most spectacular space science fiction series ever produced for television: