was a BAFTA
award-winning Scottish television
series which ran for three series, from 2002 to 2004, on BBC One
. It was created by Tim O'Mara who also directed, and all three series were produced by Andy Rowley
with exec for Wark Clements Richard Langridge
. It has aired numerous times on the ABC Kids segment, RollerCoaster. The series was produced for CBBC Scotland and filmed on location in both Scotland
. CBBC currently have no plans for it to be re-aired, the last re-run being in 2008. In 2002 the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA
) awarded the first series Best Children's Drama.
The show is about a group of eight high-school students and their teacher who go from Falkirk
, to the Australian
bush to look for UFOs
. They are given camcorders to record any sightings, and the series (much like the Blair Witch Project
) makes extensive use of jerky footage supposedly from those handheld cameras.
As of yet, the series has not been released on either VHS
. It still airs in Australia on ABC3
and as of the 10th of September, 2010, ABC1.
Main CastCraig Moncur
- Harry Hastings. Harry is an outcast of the group. He isn't very popular at school, but proves himself a good friend to everyone later on. He is very loyal but can start to accuse people without evidence. In the absence of their teacher, Gerry Simmons, he takes charge of the group. He begins an relationship with Lucy and she finds out he has epilepsy. The last series... Read More