THE LIBERATOR CHRONICLES: VOLUME 1
Released: February 2012
THE TURING TEST by Simon Guerrier
Starring Paul Darrow as Avon and Michael Keating as Vila
After evading an attack by Cassini Pirates, the Liberator heads to the rogue moon of Quentil, where Avon and Vila infiltrate a top secret Federation science facility. Vila assumes the guise of Doctor Yarding Gill, an expert in digital memory. And Avon is his 'creation' - a super-advanced android that could passs for human. in fact, he does. Can they maintain the ruse for long enough to complete their mission? And will the Cassini Pirates catch up with them?
SOLITARY by Nigel Fairs
Starring Michael Keating as Vila and Anthony Howell as Nyrron
Vila is in solitary confinement. His friends have abandoned him; his only contact with the world outside is Nyrron, a scientist from the planet Auron.Amnesiac and confused, Vila attempts to piece together recent events... A mission to Dulcimer 4. An important meeting. And a visit to the jungle world of Terrulis Major.In the depths of the foliage, the truth is waiting. And it's more terrifying than Vila could possibly have imagined...
Notes: Nigel Fairs rewatched Series A in preparation for Solitary.
COUNTERFEIT by Peter Anghelides
Starring: Gareth Thomas as Blake and Paul Darrow as Avon
The Bovee Mining Facility: a Federation slave camp worked by disgraced scientists.The planet shouldn't be of interest but it is: Avon's investigations reveal that it's rich in Illusium, a mineral that can change from one substance to another. With it, the Federation could be invulnerable. Blake teleports down to Bovee, but gets more than he bargained for. There's another visitor to the facility - and his presence changes the whole game...
Notes: Peter Anghelides used to run a fanzine called Frontier Worlds. He dedicated Counterfeit to Peter Lovelady and Tony Murray who ran the fanzine with him.
Directed By: Lisa Bowerman
Producer David Richardson
Script Editor Justin Richards
Executive Producers Jason Haigh-Ellery and Nicholas Briggs
Sound Design: Alistair Lock
Music: Alistair Lock
Cover Art: Anthony Lamb
Number of Discs: 3
Duration: 180' approx.
Recorded Dates: 23 September 2011
Recorded At: The Moat Studios, London