Space Island One

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Space Island One
Created by Andrew MacLear
Starring Judy Loe
Indra Ove
Angus MacInnes
Bruno Eyron
Julia Bremermann
Kourosh Asad
William Oliver
Country of origin  Isle of Man
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 26 (list of episodes)
Producer(s) Andrew MacLear
Margaret Matheson
Running time 45 minutes
Original network Sky One
Picture format PAL (576i), 4:3
Audio format Stereophonic sound
Original release 7 January – 9 November 1998 (1998-11-09)

Space Island One (or Raumstation Unity in German) is a British/German science fiction television series that ran for 26 episodes beginning in 1998. A co-production between the UK's Sky One channel and the German Vox channel, it starred Judy Loe as Kathryn McTiernan, the commander of the multinational crew of the space station Unity. Described as “a mix of Moonbase 3 and Jupiter Moon, but more turgid than either,"[1] other sources describe it as:

Apart from the show's creator, Andrew MacLear, other script-writers for the show included TV writer P. J. Hammond, science fiction novelist Stephen Baxter and young adult writer Andy Lane.


  • Judy Loe as Commander Kathryn MacTiernan
  • Angus MacInnes as Lieutenant Commander Walter B. Shannon
  • Bruno Eyron as Dusan Kashkavian
  • Indra Ové as Paula Hernandez
  • William Oliver as Chief Science Officer Lyle Campbell
  • Julia Bremermann as Harriet "Harry" Eschenbach
  • Kourash Asad as Dr. Kaveh Homayuni
  • Sally Grace as the voice of Control
  • Charlie Bovenizer as the first baby born in space


  1. ^ Bradley, Dave (editor) (2005). "Britannia Rules the Airwaves". SFX Collection 22: Best of British: 128. 
  2. ^ #41 on the list of the Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Shows, found at (retrieved 8/28/09)

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