Episode Information

The Making of Space: 1999
History of Space 1999
FAB Anniversary Special
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Martin Landau Appreciation Forum
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 Collision Course

Guest Artists/Additional Cast
Margaret Leighton as Arra
Anthony Terpiloff
Ray Austin
The screenplay was completed by August 13th, 1974 and was in the studio fourteen days later.
Despite illness, actress Margaret Leighton played Arra and confided to Keith Wilson that she did not really have a grasp of science fiction and was worried because she did not understand her lines of dialogue.  This would be Margaret Leighton's final performance as she died shortly afterwards.
In a cost-effective solution, the mines featured in this episode were made from plastic dishes bought from Woolworths.
The Atherian ship was designed by Brian Johnson and made as a four foot five inch model carved from a solid piece of wood.

Information from 'Production Notes: Series One' booklet by Michael Richardson  

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