is a 1984 children's television drama based on the 1968 novel
by John Wyndham
and was broadcast on ITV
in the UK
. Two sequels were produced. All were written by Anthony Read
and produced by Thames Television
. The series was also broadcasted and popular in Czechoslovakia - both dubbings were made (Czech language and Slovak language).
Matthew Gore is an intelligent boy chosen by a mysterious extraterrestrial visitor to be a source of information about life on Earth. As his schoolwork and artistic talent improve dramatically he arouses the suspicion of powerful groups who wish to tap into the amazing fund of knowledge to which he is now party.