Recording a scene of "Space Command". Image: CBC

Radio Luxembourg’s “Dan Dare” – an unexpected Canadian Connection!

downthetubes continues to track down Dan Dare-related items of ephemera and interest. One unexpected discovery is that the theme tune for the Radio Luxembourg Dan Dare radio show was also used for the 1950’s SF show Space Command, whose regular cast included a young James Doohan, better known as Star Trek‘s Montgomery “Scotty” Scott. WrittenContinue reading Radio Luxembourg’s “Dan Dare” – an unexpected Canadian Connection!

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Radio Luxembourg Dan Dare Music Find

Regular readers of downthetubes will recall we have featured news items on the The Adventures of Dan Dare radio show produced for Radio Luxembourg on numerous occasions, and that as far as we know, only two episodes of this much sought-after series have survived into the modern age. The British Library now holds copies of both theContinue reading Radio Luxembourg Dan Dare Music Find