Children's drama series. . GB. A Thames Television production. ITV tx 1987/11/02-1987/12/07 (Mon) [6 x half-hour]
The Gemini Factor was a children's TV drama series made by Thames Television in 1987 (though some sources attribute it to Central TV). Over the course of six half-hour episodes it tells the story of two apparently unconnected fourteen-year-olds; the aggressive, antisocial Lee (portrayed by Charlie Creed-Miles), and the shy, well-behaved Leah (portrayed by Louisa Haigh who, possibly envious of Charlie's hyphen, now goes by the name of Louisa Millwood-Haigh).
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I saw this on Australian TV in the late 80s and for two decades I wanted to see it again. I couldn't remember the name of the series. My only clue was that I remembered the plot and I remembered the name of the last episode as 'Electric Dreams' (in fact, the last episode is called 'Electric Storms' which is what thwarted my progress in finding it).
This program was a personal holy grail, but because it was never repeated on UK or Australian television, I thought I had no chance at all of seeing it again. However, I stumbled across a rare UK television site that sold DVD-Rs of unavailable shows, saw that it was available, and couldn't get my credit card details in fast enough. I got the DVD and watched the entire series in one sitting.
I have ripped the episodes off the DVD - but the original source for the DVD is almost certainly a (high quality) tv-rip of some kind. The quality is good.
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