Written by Mark Gatiss (screenplay) and H.G. Wells (novel). Directed by Damon Thomas.
In 1969 the Apollo moon landing is to be televised internationally but at a country fair in England a small boy named Jim meets the 90-year-old Julius Bedford who tells him that in 1909, as a struggling writer, he met the eccentric Professor Cavor, inventor of Cavorite, a gravity-defying substance which they used to build a sphere, which took them to the Moon.
Synopsis from IMDb.com
First broadcast October 2010