Auton 2: Sentinel
 

No. 2 of 4 in the Auton trilogy series
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Starring: Jo Castleton
By:Nicholas Briggs
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Editions:  UK UK (original VHS) | UK UK (reissue VHS) | UK UK (DVD)
Note:Unauthorised spin-off drama featuring the Autons.

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Edition: UK UK (original VHS)
Released:  January 1998
Publisher:  BBV
Format: 1 x VHS PAL
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Cover blurb:
"we have been colonising other planets for a thousand million years..."

Two years have passed since the Nestene creature vanished from UNIT's top secret Warehouse...

Suddenly and without warning the Nestene strikes, once again using Autons as its deadly foot soldiers. As mysterious UNIT operative Lockwood struggles to unearth the Nestene plan he finds himself drawn to the remote Sentinel Island. There, the population have been caught up in a bizarre frenzy of religious activity.

Lockwood is joined by Natasha Alexander, a new scientific advisor with her own, sinister agenda. To defeat the Nestene menace they must both face the terrifying power of a creature from before the dawn of Mankind...

Auton 2 Uncovered features footage from the Sci-Fi Channel's popular magazine programme SF Scene, investigating the making of Auton 2.


Natasha Alexander Unit scientific advisor and Internal Security Division investigator. Intuitive, sharp-witted and determined.

Lockwood Head of The Containment Team. Something of an enigma. Recent reports suggest signs of psychological trauma.

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Edition: UK UK (reissue VHS)
Title:  Auton: Sentinel
Released:  March 1999
Publisher:  Reeltime Pictures
Format: 1 x VHS PAL
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"we have been colonising other planets for a thousand million years"

UNIT Set up to tackle human contact with the extraterrestrial and paranormal — especially when that contact proves dangerous!

THE NESTENE A malevolent alien consciousness awaiting its chance to invade Earth.

AUTONS Deadly plastic killing machines controlled by the alien Nestene Consciousness.

THE CONTAINMENT TEAM UNIT's way of dealing with its own mistakes. Its brief: to stop the contamination of Earth by any means necessary.


When a shipment of lifeless Autons is hijacked en-route to a secret research facility, Lockwood, head of UNIT's Containment Team, suspects the Nestene Consciousness is responsible.

His fears are realised as he finds himself drawn to Sentinel Island, where the population has become embroiled in a frenzy of bizarre religious practices.

With time running out, hostile islanders, and an army of now deadly Autons to face, how can he possibly stop the Nestene from invading Earth.... especially when UNIT itself suspects he is a Nestene pawn?

PLUS! An exclusive extended version of the Sci-Fi Channel's behind-the-scenes look at the making of Auton: Sentinel — featuring interviews with cast and crew!

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Edition: UK UK (DVD)
Released:  February 2006
Publisher:  BBV
Format: 1 x DVD
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Note:  Contains the audio drama The Green Man as a bonus feature.

Cover blurb:
"We have been colonising other planets for a thousand million years"

Two years have passed since the Nestene creature vanished from UNIT's top secret warehouse when it suddenly strikes, once again using Autons as its deadly foot-soldiers. Mysterious UNIT Operative Lockwood is joined in battle by Natasha Alexander, a scientific adviser with her own sinister agenda.


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