Close Up
Episode A-11
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Checking the images. [1]

Production Info
Director Alan Perry
Story by
Screenplay by Tony Barwick
Production Code
IMDB Reference tt0735618
Transmission Info
Episode 11
Airdate 16 December 1970
Previous The Square Triangle
Next The Psychobombs


Straker and the SHADO team are invited to sit in on the test for an immensely powerful new telescope as it takes the first known photographs of the alien homeland. The photos are indeed taken but what will they reveal and will they have been worth it?[2]

Notes: The Aliens' homeworld is in Alpha Centauri, a star system 4.3 light years from Earth

Episode Cast


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Season 1
Identified I Exposed I The Cat with Ten Lives I Conflict I A Question of Priorities I E.S.P. I Kill Straker! I Sub-Smash I Destruction I The Square Triangle I Close Up I The Psychobombs I Survival I Mindbender I Flight Path I The Man Who Came Back I The Dalotek Affair I Timelash I Ordeal I Court Martial I Computer Affair I Confetti Check A-OK I The Sound of Silence I Reflections in the Water I The Responsibility Seat I The Long Sleep