The Gerry Anderson Podcast

The Gerry Anderson Podcast

By Anderson Entertainment

Enter the incredible worlds of Gerry Anderson and his incredible shows like Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space:1999, Terrahawks and many more. A weekly podcast hosted by Richard James and Jamie Anderson. News, facts, trivia, competitions and 'The Randomiser' - an episode-by-episode journey through six decades of Gerry Anderson shows!

Episodes

Pod 113: Brian Cox and Robin Ince reach the end of the road!

This week we're honoured to have Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince from the Infinite Monkey Cage join us for the final time to round things up including talking about a Space:1999 remake. Brian has some pretty strong feelings! 01:00 Introductory riffs 04:50 FAB Facts 10:34 Podsterons messages and questions 18:40 Gerry Anderson News 24:51 More messages from listeners 31:10 Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince are back for Part Three 44:48 More messages from our Podsterons 49:20 Chris Dale's incredible Randomiser 01:45:50 Wrapping things up Links MentionedGerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
10/08/201h 29m

Teaser: Pod 113 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 10th August 2020 for Pod 113 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast with Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
08/08/2030s

Pod 112: Brian Cox and Robin Ince (Part Two)

This week we're honoured to have Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince from the Infinite Monkey Cage join us once again this week to talk their love of Space:1999, Thunderbirds, Stingray and more! 01:00 Introductory stuff 03:10 FAB Facts - a short and sweet explosion fact 09:00 Podsterons messages and questions 14:45 Gerry Anderson News including an exclusive preview of Big Finish's Space 1999 Volume 1 audio episodes. 18:31 More messages from listeners 21:50 Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince are back for Part Two 38:05 More messages from our Podsterons 43:09 Chris Dale's incredible Randomiser 01:06:50 Wrapping things up Links MentionedThunderbirds Soundtrack for sale - CD or Vinyl (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20soundtrack) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
03/08/201h 12m

Teaser: Pod 112 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 3rd August 2020 for Pod 112 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast with Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
30/07/2040s

Pod 111: Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince from the Infinite Monkey Cage

This week we're honoured to have Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince from the Infinite Monkey Cage join us this week to talk their love of Space:1999 and all things Gerry Anderson and science fiction. 01:00 Introductory stuff 04:10 FAB Facts - a gruesome one this week! 09:30 Podsterons messages from all over the world, and Richard James opens a can of worms... 15:00 Gerry Anderson News including an exclusive preview of Big Finish's Space 1999 Volume 1 audio episodes. 21:55 Some other thoughts and messages courtesy of Mister Richard James and our lovely listeners. 25:55 Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince give us a sort of Infinite Monkey Cage/Gerry Anderson Podcast crossover... (Part One) 45:18 More messages from our Podsterons 52:05 Chris Dale's incredible Randomiser 01:16:05 Wrapping things up Links MentionedThunderbirds Soundtrack for sale - CD or Vinyl (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20soundtrack) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
27/07/201h 21m

Teaser: Pod 111 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 27th July 2020 for Pod 111 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast with Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
25/07/2040s

Pod 110: The True Successor to the Thunderbirds Crown?

M.G. Harris is known for her best-selling book series 'The Joshua Files' but she's also the author who was tasked with taking on and completing one of the final ideas from Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson: Gemini Force One. This week she's back to talk about developing (and redeveloping) the series across three books. 01:00 Introductory stuff - plus birthday wishes for Richard James' mum's birthday 03:10 FAB Facts - Richard can't wait for it to be over and done with. 08:49 Podsterons messages from all over the world 12:05 Gerry Anderson News 17:45 Some other thoughts and messages courtesy of Mister Richard James and our lovely listeners. 25:00 MG Harris interview part two 43:20 We announce next week's interviewees 45:44 Some more thoughts and messages from the Podsterons 48:09 Chris Dale's amazing Randomiser 01:24:30 Wrapping things up Links MentionedThunderbirds Soundtrack for sale - CD or Vinyl (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20soundtrack) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
20/07/201h 34m

Teaser: Pod 110 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 20th July 2020 for Pod 110 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
18/07/2036s

Pod 109: Finishing Gerry Anderson's Final Project with M.G. Harris

M.G. Harris is know for her best-selling book series 'The Joshua Files' but she's also the author who was tasked with taking on and completing one of the final ideas from Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson: Gemini Force One. 01:00 Introductory stuff - plus birthday wishes for Richard James' mum's birthday 05:00 Jamie will eat his hat if you already knew about this FAB Fact! 11:58 Podsterons messages including clarification on a Stingray Blu-ray from Jamie 16:50 A nasty surprise for Jamie 18:00 A BONUS FAB Fact! 18:48 Gerry Anderson News 22:50 Some other thoughts and messages courtesy of Mister Richard James and our lovely listeners. 30:55 MG Harris interview part one 46:00 Some inbetween thoughts and messages from our Podsterons 50:34 Chris Dale's amazing Randomiser 01:14:20 Wrapping things up Links MentionedThunderbirds Soundtrack for sale - CD or Vinyl (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20soundtrack) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
13/07/201h 20m

Teaser: Pod 109 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 13th July 2020 for Pod 109 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
12/07/2037s

Pod 108: Thunderbirds author Joan Marie Verba

Joan Marie Verba is an author of six Thunderbirds books from 2010-2012, and joins us today to talk about finding Thunderbirds, moving from fan fiction to professionally published author, and how and why she came to write these books! 01:01 Introductory stuff - plus birthday wishes for Chris Dale! 04:35 An unidentified FAB Facts Object 09:30 Podsterons messages 21:45 Gerry Anderson News 27:00 Our interview with Thunderbirds author Joan Marie Verba 01:03:30 Some more inbetween stuff including some sweet messages from our lovely Podsterons. 01:09:53 It's Chris Dale's birthday Randomiser! Links MentionedSound of Cinema Barry Gray Special (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03bzf92) Zero-X - Planet of Bones Part One (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VG3bywwQUs) Thunderbirds Soundtrack for sale - CD or Vinyl (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20soundtrack) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Thunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20paperback) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
06/07/201h 43m

Teaser: Pod 108 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 6th July 2020 for Pod 108 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
04/07/2041s

Pod 107: Do Gerry Anderson's Shows Stand Up to Modern Entertainment Standards?

Morgan Jeffery is a journalist, acting Executive Editor at RadioTimes.com and co-host of The Two Geeks Two Beers Podcast. He's back for part two of his chat with Jamie. 01:00 Introductory stuff 03:13 FAB Facts... It's a Code Brown! 09:30 Podsterons messages 15:20 Gerry Anderson News including an exclusive clip from Space Precinct: Demeter City 26:23 End of the news and time for some more of Richard's mailbag 29:40 Morgan Jeffery Part Two 52:20 Some more inbetween stuff including some sweet messages from our lovely Podsterons. 56:50 It's only the bleedin' Randomiser! 01:19:10 Finishing up for this one... Links MentionedSound of Cinema Barry Gray Special (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03bzf92) Zero-X - Planet of Bones Part One (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VG3bywwQUs) Thunderbirds Soundtrack for sale - CD or Vinyl (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20soundtrack) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Thunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20paperback) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
29/06/201h 26m

Teaser: Pod 107 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 29th June 2020 for Pod 107 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
27/06/2039s

Pod 106: Gerry Anderson fan and journalist Morgan Jeffery

Morgan Jeffery is a journalist, acting Executive Editor at RadioTimes.com and co-host of The Two Geeks Two Beers Podcast. 03:11 FAB Facts... We walked right into this one. 09:00 Podsterons messages 15:50 Gerry Anderson News - with an equestrian theme thanks to Richard 22:35 An unpleasant surprise for Jamie 24:40 Morgan Jeffery Part One 44:30 Some more inbetween stuff including some sweet messages from our lovely Podsterons. 47:06 A lovely sweet Randomiser 59:30 The end - of Pod 106 anyway! Links MentionedZero-X - Planet of Bones Part One (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VG3bywwQUs) Thunderbirds Soundtrack for sale - CD or Vinyl (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20soundtrack) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Thunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20paperback) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
22/06/201h 5m

Teaser: Pod 106 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 22nd June 2020 for Pod 106 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
20/06/2041s

Pod 105: David Tremont Talks Thunderbirds Style Destruction. BOOM!

It's the Gerry Anderson Podcast pod 105 featuring the final part of our interview with David Tremont 1:00 Introductions - including something binary 3:00 FAB Facts - Captain Scarlet's companions retrometabolised.... 10:00 Emails from the Podsterons and the Anderverse 12:45 Gerry Anderson News(y news news news) 19:30 A few more messages from Podsterons 23:06 David Tremont joins us for part three of his chat with Jamie about all things Thunderbirds, including blowing up models! 52:00 More from the Podsterons and some general chitchat 1:00:30 Chris Dale's amazing Gerry Anderson Randomiser. 1:38:20 Wrapping things up. Links MentionedZero-X - Planet of Bones Part One (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VG3bywwQUs) Thunderbirds Soundtrack for sale - CD or Vinyl (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20soundtrack) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Thunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20paperback) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
15/06/201h 45m

Teaser: Pod 105 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 15th June 2020 for Pod 105 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
13/06/2041s

Pod 104: More from Weta's David Tremont (Part Two)

It's the Gerry Anderson Podcast pod 104 featuring the second part of our interview with Weta Workshop's David Tremont. 1:00 Introductions - including something binary 3:40 FAB Facts - there's a persuasive Doppelganger here. 9:07 Emails from the Podsterons and the Anderverse 15:01 Gerry Anderson News(y news news news) 19:44 A few more messages from Podsterons - Twitter in this case! 23:06 David Tremont joins us for part two of his chat with Jamie about all things Thunderbirds, model making and Weta Workshop 47:10 More from the Podsterons and some general chitchat 49:37 Chris Dale's amazing Gerry Anderson Randomiser. 1:12:27 Wrapping things up. Links MentionedGerry Anderson Audiobooks news (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/gerry-anderson-audiobook-series-co-production-announced/) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Thunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20paperback) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
08/06/201h 17m

Teaser: Pod 104 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 8th June 2020 for Pod 104 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
07/06/2041s

Pod 103: David Tremont - Model Maker Extraordinaire! (Part One)

It's the Gerry Anderson Podcast pod 103 featuring David Tremont. 1:00 Introductions - including something binary 3:10 FAB Facts - it's a Day of Disaster! 7:04 Emails from the Podsterons and the Anderverse 10:40 Gerry Anderson News(y news news news) 18:12 David Tremont joins us for part one of his chat about all things Thunderbirds and Weta 53:10 More from the Podsterons and some general chitchat 1:00:05 Chris Dale's amazing Gerry Anderson Randomiser... with a special guest. 1:18:10 Wrapping things up. Links MentionedGerry Anderson Audiobooks news (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/gerry-anderson-audiobook-series-co-production-announced/) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Thunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20paperback) The Tracy Island make competition (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/anderson-entertainment-launches-thunderbirds-tracy-island-make-competition/) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
01/06/201h 25m

Teaser: Pod 103 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 1st June 2020 for Pod 103 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
30/05/2036s

Pod 102: Chris Bowden on Working with Gerry Anderson

We're back with 90 minutes of Anderson goodness with part two of our interview with Chris Bowden including how he came to work with Gerry Anderson, and how it felt to work with the legendary creator. 1:00 Introductions and the usual warm up 2:30 FAB Facts - don't worry, we're back to normal! 8:10 Messages from the Podsterons including some Joe 90 theorising. 13:10 Gerry Anderson News including some exclusive insights from Space Precinct's Richard James. There's brand new Gerry Anderson stuff being made right now. 19:25 Please do leave us a rating, review, or revating. But here are some more Podsteron messages. 24:30 Chris Bowden part 2 including his story of working with Gerry Anderson 1:02:45 The intra-interview-Randomiser point 1:08:00 The Randomiser with Chris Dale 1:29:00 Wrapping things up for Pod 102! Links MentionedGerry Anderson Audiobooks news (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/gerry-anderson-audiobook-series-co-production-announced/) Gerry Anderson Audiobooks (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=audiobook) Thunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20paperback) The Tracy Island make competition (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/anderson-entertainment-launches-thunderbirds-tracy-island-make-competition/) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
25/05/201h 36m

Teaser: Pod 102 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 25th May 2020 for Pod 102 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
23/05/2035s

Pod 101: Producer Chris Bowden on Lavender Castle (Part One)

This episode... Chris Bowden is joining us. Chris is a producer with Mackinnon and Saunders, but worked with Gerry Anderson in the late 1990s with Gerry Anderson on Lavender Castle. Chris reflects on his early days of being a Gerry Anderson fan, and how he broke into the industry including some early visits to Space City in Blackpool! 1:00 Introductions and the usual warm up 4:21 FAB Facts RELOADED - something different 8:30 Messages from the Podsterons 11:10 Gerry Anderson News 16:50 More updates from around the Anderverse thanks to our Podsterons 24:10 Chris Bowden part one 1:01:00 Our thoughts on part one plus a few more message. Is Thunderbird 3 red or orange?! 1:04:20 The 100th Randomiser! Happy anniversary Chris Dale! 1:29:50 Wrapping things up Links MentionedOur impromptu FAB Live (https://youtu.be/IcIr50SAHGA) Thunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20paperback) The Tracy Island make competition (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/anderson-entertainment-launches-thunderbirds-tracy-island-make-competition/) Gerry Anderson Toys Part 4 (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/a-history-of-gerry-anderson-toys-part-4/) Space:1999 Eagles Crashed video (https://youtu.be/Fit_HiE4PQY) Never Miss An EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help The ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtag #GerryAndersonPodcast
18/05/201h 37m

Teaser: Pod 101 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 18th May 2020 for Pod 101 edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
16/05/2035s

Pod 100: Exclusive - the Genesis of Thunderbirds featuring Gerry Anderson

Pod 100: The Genesis of Thunderbirds with Gerry AndersonEnjoying this? Tweet us! Use the hashtags #pod100 and #GerryAndersonPodcast In this extra special 3 hour (!) edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast we have two special features for you, as well as a whole host of special messages from our Podsterons, memories, reflections and all the usual stuff like the Randomiser, FAB Facts, Gerry Anderson news, and the final ever (maybe) Plot of Peril! 1:10 - Introduction to Pod 100 - a little longer than usual as there's a lot to look forward to! 6:40 - FAB Facts, but with a twist...! 12:00 - Answer a question for us 12:45 - Messages from our Podsterons to celebrate our 100th episode 23:40 - Gerry Anderson News 30:30 - More messages from our Podsterons 33:30 - Feature One: Best interviews of the last 99 podcasts 1:14:05 - Some filler from Jamie and Richard and more Podsteron messages! 1:23:00 - The Genesis of Thunderbirds featuring Gerry Anderson 1:58:20 - Thoughts and reflections on the feature and even more Podsteron messages!! 2:04:15 - The winners of the (probably) final Plot of Peril! 2:08:40 - All Hail the Dale! Chris is here with a pod 100 Randomiser 2:45:10 - Wrapping things up for Pod 100! Last few Podsteron messages included. Links MentionedThunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=thunderbirds%20paperback) The Tracy Island make competition (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/anderson-entertainment-launches-thunderbirds-tracy-island-make-competition/) Help our NHS heroes (http://www.helpournhsheroes.com) - Thunderbirds goodies raising money for NHS charities Gerry Anderson Toys Part 4 (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/a-history-of-gerry-anderson-toys-part-4/) Space:1999 Eagles Crashed and Lots video (https://youtu.be/Fit_HiE4PQY) Never Miss an EpisodeJoin the Podsterons Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/403736177096059/) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Help the ShowJoin Anderson Insiders (https://www.patreon.com/andersoninsiders) Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-gerry-anderson-podcast/id1396254711) Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts (http://gerryandersonpodcast.com/listen) Tweet about it! Use the hashtags #pod100 and #GerryAndersonPodcast
11/05/202h 55m

Teaser: Pod 100 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 11th May 2020 for the 100th edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
10/05/2029s

Pod 99: Paul Franklin reveals an aborted Thunderbirds project

Paul Franklin, the Oscar winning visual effects supervisor and consultant, reveals information about an aborted Thunderbirds movie, plus gives us his thoughts on which Gerry Anderson series he would remake. 1:00 Introductory ceremonies 4:25 FAB Facts 11:00 Messages from the Podsterons 16:13 Gerry Anderson News 25:00 More Podsteron messages 32:15 Paul Franklin interview part two 1:14:30 More Podsteron emails and messages 1:17:40 Chris Dale's latest Randomiser. Could it be the worst one EVER? 1:41:30 Wrapping things up for our last double digit pod! LinksStart your Tracy Island Make! (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/anderson-entertainment-launches-thunderbirds-tracy-island-make-competition/) Gerry Anderson on Britbox! (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/britbox-gerry-anderson-collection-announced/)
04/05/201h 49m

Teaser: Pod 99 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 4th May 2020 in Pod 99 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
03/05/2038s

Pod 98: VFX Supervisor Paul Franklin - Creative director of DNEG

Paul Franklin is an Oscar winning visual effects supervisor and consultant who has worked on features like Interstellar, Inception, the Dark Knight, Blade Runner 2049 and many more. He's also a massive Gerry Anderson fan, with a Gerry Anderson secret... although he may not get there this part! 1:00 Introductory ceremonies 5:10 FAB Facts 17:00 Gerry Anderson News including a request for Pod 100 and (at 24:20) an update on Milton Finesilver. 26:30 Posteron messages incoming! (P.S. Sorry about the audio distortions on this one - we had a few recording issues this week!) 34:00 Paul Franklin interview part one 55:20 Pierce Brosnan clip and more Podsteron emails and messages 1:00:30 Chris Dale's latest Randomiser 1:16:50 Wrapping things up
27/04/201h 25m

Teaser: Pod 98 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 27th April 2020 in Pod 98 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
25/04/2038s

Pod 97: Lavender Castle voice artist David Holt (Part Two)

David Holt is back for part two of his chat with Jamie about his love of Anderson shows and the process of working with Gerry Anderson on his 1999 series Lavender Castle. 1:00 - Introductions and welcomes from Richard and Jamie. And... do you remember Oakie Doke?! 3:30 - FAB Facts... with some unusual transmissions 8:30 - Transmissions from across the Podsterverse... Podsteronverse? 16:10 - The Gerry Anderson news 23:00 - Podsteron emails and tweets and stuff 28:10 - David Holt part two - and how he got to work with Gerry Anderson 52:02 - Some inbetween stuff from Richard and Jamie 58:30 - Chris Dale's Randomiser - live from Mars! 1:21:00 - Closing ceremonies Did you spot our word of the week? Make sure you enter the Plot of Peril: podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk
20/04/201h 28m

Teaser: Pod 97 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 20th April 2020 in Pod 97 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
18/04/2038s

Pod 96: Voice Artist David Holt from Lavender Castle (Part One)

David Holt is our special guest this week, and this week you'll hear part one of his chat with Jamie. David is a highly experienced voice artist who worked with Gerry Anderson on his 1999 series Lavender Castle. 1:00 - Introductions, including a special welcome from someone important! 4:10 - FAB Facts is back (well, it always is, isn't it?) 9:45 - Podsteron messages from across the Anderverse! 14:00 - Gerry Anderson News 21:30 - More Podsteron messages and other gubbins from Richard and Jamie 28:30 - Part One of our chat with David Holt - voice of Captain Thrice and Sproggle from Lavender Castle 51:20 - Post interview chat and a couple more messages from Podsterons 55:20 - Chris Dale's Randomiser is here... and it might be a long one! LinksThe Gerry Anderson Store (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk) Head straight to our Easter Sale (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/pages/easter-sale-2020) Read the latest article on the Gerry Anderson website (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk)
13/04/201h 35m

Teaser: Pod 96 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 13th April 2020 in Pod 96 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
11/04/2040s

Pod 95: Back to Elstree Studios with Morris Bright

Morris Bright is back for part two of our chat about everything Anderson, everything Elstree, and everything entertainment. Plus everything you've come to expect - including the return of the Plot of Peril! 1:00 - Welcome one and all. Do you like our new intro? 3:00 - This week's FAB Fact 6:55 - Messages from the Podsterons 7:50 - Gerry Anderson News including information about Anderson Insiders! 19:00 - More Podsteron messages and questions 23:10 - The Plot of Peril RETURNS! 25:30 - Part two of our chat with the marvellous Morris Bright of Elstree Studios 47:00 - our brief thoughts on Morris's comments and a few more Podsteron messages 56:00 - The Randomiser from the marvellous Chris Dale 1:30:14 - Rounding things off for this week. Linkshttps://www.patreon.com/user?u=32485050 (https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32485050) https://gerry-anderson-randomiser.captivate.fm/ (https://gerry-anderson-randomiser.captivate.fm/)
06/04/201h 37m

Teaser: Pod 95 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 6th April 2020 in Pod 95 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
04/04/2030s

Pod 94: Elstree Studios Chairman Morris Bright (Part One)

This week Jamie spends some time on a call with Morris Bright - entertainment historian and chairman of Elstree Studios. They chat about the worlds of ITC, British studios, entertainment and, of course, Thunderbirds! 1:30 - a thank you to all of those working to keep the world turning at this extraordinary time. 4:30 - FAB Facts - connecting Anderson with another big sci-fi brand, and Richard dives in with an extra (kind of related) fact! 9:40 - Podsteron emails aplenty with a bumper crop of messages this week. 12:45 - It's the Gerry Anderson News, including news of the sad passing of David Collings and Bill Pearson. 21:30 - More Podsteron emails - we did say there were a lot this week! 25:30 - Our chat with Morris Bright (part one) 47:46 - What you can expect from part two! 49:20 - More inbound Podsteron communications 55:00 - The Randomiser with Chris Dale 1:17:00 - Rounding things off with one more email
30/03/201h 24m

Teaser: Pod 94 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 30th March 2020 in Pod 94 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
28/03/2030s

Pod 93: Editor Charlotte Serpell (Richard's better half)

Please note: This episode was recorded several weeks ago because of availability issues. This week Richard sits down (in a very noisy cafe) with Space Precinct editor Charlotte Serpell. She also happens to let RIchard marry her! They talk about working with Gerry Anderson in the early and mid 1990s, the highs and lows of Space Precinct, and a bit about how they met. We also have the usual Gerry Anderson news, FAB Facts, and Chris Dale's amazing Randomiser. It's all go as usual on the Gerry Anderson Podcast!
23/03/201h 9m

Teaser: Pod 93 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 23rd March 2020 in Pod 93 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
19/03/2041s

Pod 92: The European Space Agency's Dr David Parker (Part Three)

This week it's the final part of our interview featuring Dr David Parker - the European Space Agency's director of human and robotic exploration. As a lifelong Gerry Anderson fan, David shares more of his fascination with shows like UFO and Space: 1999, as well as hinting at how Gerry Anderson vehicles and technology are beginning to become a reality today. We've also got the usual FAB Facts, some Gerry Anderson news, the Randomiser and all the usual gubbins that Richard, Jamie and Chris come up with.
16/03/201h 1m

Teaser: Pod 92 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 16th March 2020 in Pod 92 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
13/03/2030s

Pod 91: Dr David Parker from ESA (Part Two)

This week it's the second of three episodes featuring Dr David Parker - the European Space Agency's director of human and robotic exploration. As a lifelong Gerry Anderson fan, David shares more of his fascination with shows like UFO and Space: 1999, as well as hinting at how Gerry Anderson vehicles and technology are beginning to become a reality today. We've also got the usual FAB Facts, some Gerry Anderson news, the Randomiser and all the usual gubbins that Richard, Jamie and Chris come up with. 2:20 FAB Fact - a sinister one, and a bonus fact! 9:00 - A listener complaint! 13:10 - The Gerry Anderson News 18:45 - Podsteron emails and social media posts 22:40 - Dr David Parker part two 35:30 - Rounding up and messages from the Anderverse 39:20 - Chris Dale's amazing Randomiser 49:45 - Wrapping things up
09/03/2058m 0s

Teaser: Pod 91 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 9th March 2020 in Pod 91 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
05/03/2042s

Pod 90: Dr David Parker of the European Space Agency (Part One)

This week it's the first of 3 episodes featuring Dr David Parker - the European Space Agency's director of human and robotic exploration. As a lifelong Gerry Anderson fan, David shares his fascination with shows like Thunderbirds, as well as hinting at how Gerry Anderson vehicles and technology are beginning to become a reality today. We've also got the usual FAB Facts, some Gerry Anderson jokes, news, the Randomiser and all the usual gubbins that Richard, Jamie and Chris come up with. 1:00 Introductions and avoidance of anything Joe 90 related 2:40 FAB Facts 10:50 Some Gerry Anderson 'jokes' 11:50 Tweets from the Anderverse 13:00 The Gerry Anderson News 18:00 News of the latest Podsteron fanzine and emails from our listeners 21:00 Dr David Parker from ESA 37:00 The Randomiser 1:10:00 Jamie shares a personal anecdote 1:15:45 90 Joe 90 facts... sort of.
02/03/201h 17m

Teaser: Pod 90 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 2nd March 2020 in Pod 90 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
29/02/2030s

Pod 89: Boris Johnson aka Space Precinct's Will Barton

This week it's Space Precinct's Will Barton - together with Boris Johnson (British Prime Minister) who Will is playing in the Temptation of Boris Johnson in theatres around the UK. 1:00 A very special introduction from the Prime Minister - Boris Johnson! 1:30 Opening ceremonies 5:00 FAB Facts 9:30 Podsteron emails 12:30 Gerry Anderson News 17:00 More Podsteron emails & messages including a touching story from Willow 21:30 Will Barton on Space Precinct, Gerry Anderson, Doctor Who and The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson. 47:40 Our thoughts on the interview 50:50 Chris Dale's amazing Randomiser 1:12:50 Wrapping things up Links: The Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons (https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons)
24/02/201h 19m

Teaser: Pod 89 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 24th February 2020 in Pod 89 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
22/02/2040s

Pod 88: Captain Scarlet - The Spectrum Files

This week we're giving you another free sample of something from Captain Scarlet, but this time it's a 15 minute sample of one of the Spectrum Files enhanced audiobooks - Spectrum File Three. Plus the usual FAB Facts, Gerry Anderson News, a surprise for Jamie, and Chris Dale's incredible Randomiser. 1:00 - Introductory stuff 5:45 - FAB Facts 10:00 - Listener messages and emails 12:00 - Gerry Anderson News 20:00 - Spectrum File 3 featuring Liz Morgan, Wayne Forester and David Graham 42:00 - The Randomiser
17/02/201h 1m

Teaser: Pod 88 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 17th February 2020 in Pod 88 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
14/02/2023s

Pod 87: Captain Scarlet - The Heart of New York

This week we bring you a rude FAB Fact, a sleepy Randomiser, News, and a free episode of Captain Scarlet narrated by Ed Bishop: The Heart of New York. 1:00 Introductory ceremonies 4:45 FAB Facts - The problems with The Protectors 9:30 Podsteron emails and Richard's gubbins 12:00 Gerry Anderson News 17:30 Podsteron Facebook news messages 20:00 Captain Scarlet: The Heart of New York 44:55 Tweets from our Podsterons 48:40 The Randomiser TDAT Books: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=into+infinity+book (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=into+infinity+book) TDAT Primer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHOCA_hpsVk (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHOCA_hpsVk) Captain Scarlet Titles t-shirt: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=captain+scarlet+titles (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=captain+scarlet+titles) Top 5 Gerry Anderson theme songs: https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/top-5-gerry-anderson-theme-songs/ (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/top-5-gerry-anderson-theme-songs/) Gerry Anderson Bargains on eBay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/andersonentertainment A21: Captain Scarlet Escapes Death: https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/ochre-escapes-death/ (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/ochre-escapes-death/)
10/02/201h 15m

Teaser: Pod 87 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 10th February 2020 in Pod 87 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
08/02/2023s

Pod 86: Farewell Nicholas Parsons and Alan Pattillo

This week we bid a fond farewell to Nicholas Parsons and Alan Pattillo. But it's not all sad stuff. We've got a great FAB Fact, Gerry Anderson News, a Randomiser and our feature this week - the first 15 minutes of Terrahawks: The Sale of the Galaxy featuring the late Nicholas Parsons as big-time gameshow host Nickel-plate Starsons. 2:59 FAB Facts 10:26 The Gerry Anderson News 19:45 Podsteron emails about Nicholas Parsons 22:50 Terrahawks: The Sale of the Galaxy - starring Nicholas Parsons 44:00 Jamie and Richard's reflections on Nicholas 44:40 Podsteron messages about Alan Pattillo 47:00 Chris Dale's Randomiser 1:07:00 Wrapping things up Links: The Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons (https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons)
03/02/201h 12m

Teaser: Pod 86 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 3rd February 2020 in Pod 86 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
01/02/2023s

Pod 85: Robert J Sawyer (Part 3) on the worlds of Gerry Anderson

This week we are again joined (for the final time) by Hugo-award-winning science fiction Robert J Sawyer, who gives us his thoughts on the uniqueness of the worlds of Gerry Anderson, his thoughts on Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90 and the live action shows too! There's a new primer, merch and more. Chris brings us a sleepy Randomiser, plus Gerry Anderson news and FAB Facts! Wow. More Anderson goodness! 2:00 Opening ceremonies and some plugging of Richard’s new book: The Body in the Trees 4:10 FAB Facts 10:05 Podsteron emails 12:54 The Gerry Anderson News 17:45 An exclusive tease about... something. 19:45 The special return of an old segment 21:10 Podsteron messages 22:15 Robert J Sawyer part 3 44:45 Podsteron tweets 47:30 Chris Dale's amazing Randomiser 1:09:00 Wrapping things up 1:11:00 Picking a winner of our reviews random pick Links: Final Countdown T-shirts: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/final-countdown (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/final-countdown) Robert J Sawyer's website: http://www.sfwriter.com (http://www.sfwriter.com/) Gerry Anderson vehicles mug (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/chart-mug-mug) The latest Gerry Anderson Primer (https://youtu.be/wMI4YtWTTHI) The Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons (https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons)
27/01/201h 16m

Teaser: Pod 85 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 27th January 2020 in Pod 85 of the Radar Scope Dong Sentry! Wait... what?! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
25/01/2030s

Pod 84: Supermarionation with Robert J Sawyer (Part Two)

This week we are once again joined by Hugo-award-winning science fiction Robert J Sawyer, who talks us through more of his Gerry Anderson experiences and observations particularly focussed on the Supermarionation era Plus some exciting news about an archive find and auction, a new primer, merch and more. Chris brings us a series opener in the Randomiser, plus Gerry Anderson news and FAB Facts! Wow. What a lot of Anderson goodness! 2:00 Opening ceremonies and some plugging of Richard’s new book: The Body in the Trees 4:40 FAB Facts 9:20 Podsteron email and chat about recycling and scrapping of models 11:40 The Gerry Anderson News including information about the Space Models auction. 19:05 Gerry Anderson themed tube stations. Which is your favourite? 21:15 Part two of our interview with Robert J Sawyer 41:03 Some Tweets from our Podsterons 43:45 The Randomiser with Chris Dale 55:30 Wrapping up and goodbyes! Links: Robert J Sawyer's website: http://www.sfwriter.com (http://www.sfwriter.com/) Gerry Anderson vehicles mug (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/chart-mug-mug) Space 1999 Blu-ray: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-set (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-set) Space Models Gerry Anderson items auction news (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/early-thunderbirds-sketches-up-for-auction/) The Arthur Provis Story (https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/the-arthur-provis-story/) from Chris Dale The latest Gerry Anderson Primer (https://youtu.be/wMI4YtWTTHI) Grab Richard's book - Bowman of the Yard: http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.uk (http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.uk/) The Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons (https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons)
20/01/201h 2m

Teaser: Pod 84 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 20th January 2020 in Pod 84 of the Gerry Anderson podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
18/01/2030s

Pod 83: Robert J Sawyer (Part One)

This week we're joined by Hugo-award-winning science fiction Robert J Sawyer, who talks us through his earliest Gerry Anderson experiences and observations particularly focussed on Supercar and Fireball XL5. There are plenty of plugs for Richard's new book: The Body in the Trees, but don't worry - there's plenty of other Anderson goodness including the Randomiser and FAB Facts! 2:00 Opening ceremonies and some plugging of Richard’s new book: The Body in the Trees 7:15 FAB Facts 20:00 Some more emails from our Podsterons 29:17 Part one of our podcast interview with science fiction author Robert J Sawyer 52:40 Another email - can you help track down a Lyons Maid Fireball XL5 model? 53:50 This week’s Randomiser - someone needs to be talked down! 1:17:00 We wrap things up for Pod 83 Links: Robert J Sawyer's website: http://www.sfwriter.com (http://www.sfwriter.com) Space 1999 Blu-ray: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-set (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-set) Gerry Anderson Store clearance section: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance) Grab Richard's book - Bowman of the Yard: http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.uk (http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.uk/) The Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons (https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons)
13/01/201h 24m

Teaser: Pod 83 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 13th January 2020 in Pod 83 of the Gerry Anderson podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
11/01/2030s

Pod 82: Arthur Provis - Gerry's original business partner

Arthur Provis was the 'P' of AP Films (the 'A' being Anderson!) was Gerry Anderson's original business partner. This week we're lucky enough to have a short archive interview courtesy of Gerry Hughes (thanks Gerry!). 4:40 We've a brand new FAB Fact form the worlds of Gerry Anderson that we think nobody will have heard before - how the lip-sync from the Supermarionation era could have been very different indeed! 8:30 Thousands of messages flooded in from all over the world on the anniversary of Gerry Anderson's passing - here are just a few of them that we loved. 11:00 We also have your usual dose of Gerry Anderson news. If you'd like to pick up a copy of the heavily clearance section (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance). Also make sure you email us with your hopes, dreams and requests for 2020 to podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk 15:10 Richard plugs his new book - Bowman of the Yard: The Body in the Trees (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance) 17:30 Listener emails from the Christmas period. 22:40 A short but sweet archive interview with Arthur Provis care of Gerry Hughes. Arthur chats about his early years, starting (and leaving) AP Films plus his other work and productions like Space Patrol. 37:00 The first Randomiser of 2020 for Chris Dale. Let's hope it's a good one to set the tone for the year! Links: Space 1999 Blu-ray: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-set (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-set) Gerry Anderson Store clearance section: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance) Grab Richard's book - Bowman of the Yard: http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.uk (http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.uk) The Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons (https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons)
06/01/2057m 18s

Teaser: Pod 82 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 6th January 2020 in Pod 82 of the Gerry Anderson podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
04/01/2030s

Pod 81: Reviewing the year and Christine Glanville (Part 5 of 5)

It's all over for the year (2019), the decade, and our Christine Glanville interview! We look back over the year and pick up on some of our favourite interviews and bits of newsynewsnewsnews. Plus, of course, it's the usual mix of FAB Facts, news and Chris is back with part 2 of the Thunderbirds Are Go feature film. News items and Links: Space 1999 Calendar (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/space-1999-calendar-for-2020-official-exclusive) Terrahawks calendar (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/terrahawks-2020-calendar-official-exclusive) Christmas Gift guide (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/pages/christmas-gift-guide) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Remember you can always email us your questions or thoughts: podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk (mailto:podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk) Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
30/12/191h 24m

Teaser: Pod 81 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 30th December 2019 in Pod 81 of the Gerry Anderson podcast! And remember to share your happy memories of all things Gerry Anderson on the 7th anniversary of his passing with the hashtag `#CheersGerryAnderson https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
26/12/1930s

Pod 80: Christine Glanville on Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Joe 90

It's the penultimate part of our archive interview with Christine Glanville this week, with her talking us through Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Joe 90. Plus the usual FAB Facts, news, Plot of Peril winner, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris is back on the case with the Randomiser - and it's a special one this week thanks to a gift from Marina! Don't forget to post on social media on 26th December to remember Gerry Anderson using the hashtag #CheersGerryAnderson News items and Links: Space 1999 Calendar (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/space-1999-calendar-for-2020-official-exclusive) Terrahawks calendar (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/terrahawks-2020-calendar-official-exclusive) Christmas Gift guide (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/pages/christmas-gift-guide) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Remember you can always email us your questions or thoughts: podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
23/12/191h 20m

Teaser: Pod 80 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 23rd December 2019 in Pod 80 of the (slightly festive) Gerry Anderson podcast! https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
20/12/1930s

Pod 79: Christine Glanville on Stingray, Thunderbirds, and Captain Scarlet

We have more from our wonderful archive interview with Christine Glanville this week, with her talking us through the secrets of Stingray Plus the usual FAB Facts, news, Plot of Peril reminder, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris is back on the case with the Randomiser. News items and Links: Space 1999 Calendar (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/space-1999-calendar-for-2020-official-exclusive) Terrahawks calendar (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/terrahawks-2020-calendar-official-exclusive) Christmas Gift guide (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/pages/christmas-gift-guide) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Remember you can always email us your questions or thoughts: podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
16/12/191h 23m

Teaser: Pod 79 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 16th December 2019 in Pod 79 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
14/12/1930s

Pod 78: Christine Glanville on Supercar and Fireball XL5

This week we continue our archive interview with Christine Glanville - the woman behind so many of your favourite Gerry Anderson characters. She was part of the team from 1957 until her death in 1999. In this first part Christine talks about working with puppets in the late 1950s and early 1960s - covering Four Feather Falls, Supercar, and Fireball XL5. FAB Facts is back with another personal story from Gerry Anderson's incredible life and career, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris is back on the case with the Randomiser. News items and Links: Space 1999 Calendar (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/space-1999-calendar-for-2020-official-exclusive) Terrahawks calendar (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/terrahawks-2020-calendar-official-exclusive) Christmas Gift guide (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/pages/christmas-gift-guide) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Remember you can always email us your questions or thoughts: podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
09/12/191h 26m

Teaser: Pod 78 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 9th December 2019 in Pod 78 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
07/12/1930s

Pod 77: Lead Puppeteer Christine Glanville (Part One)

This week we've dug out a 28 year old interview with Christine Glanville - the woman behind so many of your favourite Gerry Anderson characters. She was part of the team from 1957 until her death in 1999. In this first part Christine talks about her training, how she joined AP Films, and gives some amazing insights into the early years of developing Supermarionation. FAB Facts is back with another great personal story from Gerry Anderson's incredible life and career, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris is back on the case with the Randomiser. News items and Links: Get the latest deals from our Black Friday collection (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/pages/black-friday-landing-page) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Remember you can always email us your questions or thoughts: podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
02/12/191h 13m

Teaser: Pod 77 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 2nd December 2019 in Pod 77 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
01/12/1930s

Captain Black Friday Top 5 with the Mysterons (and Richard & Jamie)

Captain Black Friday is here, and there are some amazing deals to be had over at the Gerry Anderson Store. These are our top 5! See the sale here: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/pages/black-friday-landing-page (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/pages/black-friday-landing-page) Support this podcast
29/11/193m 30s

Pod 76: Thunderbirds FAB Stage Show with Gavin Robertson (Part 2)

This week Richard continues chatting to performer Gavin Robertson about the iconic Thunderbirds stage show of the 1980s and 90s: Thunderbirds F.A.B! This week we touch on its West End premiere and how the show lasted for for more than a decade. FAB Facts is back with a personal story from Gerry Anderson's incredible life and career, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris is back on the case with the Randomiser. News items and Links: Follow Gavin Robertson on Twitter (https://twitter.com/comgavrob) Sign up for the Captain Black Friday priority list (http://bit.ly/CBF19VIP) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Remember you can always email us your questions or thoughts: podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
25/11/191h 25m

Teaser: Pod 76 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 25th November 2019 in Pod 76 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
23/11/1930s

Pod 75: Thunderbirds FAB with Gavin Robertson

This week Richard has been chatting to performer Gavin Robertson about the iconic Thunderbirds stage show of the 1980s and 90s: Thunderbirds F.A.B! FAB Facts is back with another look at what might have been in Anderson years gone by, the Plot of Peril continues, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris returns a potential treacherous Randomiser. News items and Links: Follow Gavin Robertson on Twitter (https://twitter.com/comgavrob) Sign up for the Captain Black Friday priority list (http://bit.ly/CBF19VIP) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
18/11/191h 18m

Teaser: Pod 75 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 18th November 2019 in Pod 75 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
16/11/1930s

Pod 74: Alex Bell Continues to be Quite Interesting

This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 74 Jamie heads back to the QI offices in Covent Garden to chat to Alex Bell. Alex is a QI Elf - that is - a researcher for Quite Interesting, and occasional host of the fantastic No Such Thing as a Fish podcast. Alex is a designer, editor, writer and researcher who first discovered Thunderbirds in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Jamie and Alex talk about more Thunderbirds stuff and about many more shows beyond! The Plot of Peril continues, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris returns with another hefty dose of the Randomiser. News items and Links: Get yourself some Fireball XL5 gear (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/the-fireball-xl5-illustrated-collection) Grab the UFO Poster (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/ufo-poster-double-sided-embleton) Follow Alex Bell on Twitter (https://twitter.com/alexbell) Follow QI on Twitter (https://twitter.com/qikipedia) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
11/11/191h 31m

Teaser: Pod 74 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 11th November 2019 in Pod 74 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
09/11/1944s

Pod 73: QI Elf Alex Bell

This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 73 Jamie heads to the QI offices in Covent Garden to chat to Alex Bell. Alex is a QI Elf - that is - a researcher for Quite Interesting. Alex is a designer, editor, writer and researcher who first discovered Thunderbirds in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He also makes occasional appearances on the No Such Thing as a Fish podcast. Jamie and Alex talk about the Supermarionation era, FAB Facts makes a welcome return, the Plot of Peril continues, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and a stealthy Randomiser from Chris. News items and Links: Grab the UFO Poster (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/ufo-poster-double-sided-embleton) Follow Alex Bell on Twitter (https://twitter.com/alexbell) Follow QI on Twitter (https://twitter.com/qikipedia) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
04/11/191h 19m

Teaser: Pod 73 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast

We're trying something new - here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 4th November 2019 in Pod 73 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
02/11/1944s

Pod 72: Road Trip to Elstree for a Celebration of ITC

This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 72 we take our first ever podcast road trip to a Celebration of ITC at Elstree Studios. But don't worry - we still have all of your favourites like the Randomiser from Chris Dale, the Gerry Anderson news and the Plot of Peril. At Elstree we speak to Matt Zimmerman - known to many of you as Alan Tracy from Thunderbirds, and Laraine Humphrys who appeared in several episodes of Space:1999 and has fond memories of Martin Landau. News items and Links: More about the ITC2 Celebration event (https://www.theunmutual.co.uk/) Grab the TV21 bundle (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/tv21-special-edition-universe-edition-243) See our latest Gerry Anderson Primers (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0NXq1NHbJMK4xSgJDdxBw-8nztHrIjH9) Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
28/10/191h 5m

Pod 71: Rae Earl Revisits Spectrum and Captain Scarlet

This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast (http://www.gerryandersonpodcast.com) Pod 71 you'll hear a new Plot of Peril, a canine-infused Randomiser from Chris Dale, the Gerry Anderson news and this week's feature - the second part of Jamie's interview with Captain Scarlet fanatic Rae Earl. Rae Earl is a broadcaster and writer and is best known for writing the 2007 book My Fat Mad Teenage Diary which went on to be produced for television and was screened on E4 from 2013 to 2015. She's also written non-fiction books including It's All In Your Head: A Guide to Getting Your Sh*t Together. Rae and Jamie return for the second part of their chat which covers multiple Gerry Anderson shows, but centres on Captain Scarlet - a show that she is incredibly passionate about. News items and Links: The official Stingray WASP hoodie (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/wasp-mens-zipped-hoodie-with-embroidery) The (almost sold out) Thunderbirds Christmas Jumper (https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/products/thunderbirds-christmas-jumper-sweater-official-exclusive) Space 1999 on the Horror Channel (http://www.horrorchannel.co.uk/shows.php?title=space:+1999) Follow Rae Earl on Twitter (https://twitter.com/raeearl) Hosts: Richard James (https://www.twitter.com/RichardNJames) Randomiser: Chris Dale (https://www.twitter.com/ChrisDalek) Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
21/10/191h 34m

Pod 70: Rae Earl on Captain Scarlet and beyond

This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 70 you'll hear our new item: Plot of Peril, a Terrahawks Randomiser from Chris Dale, the Gerry Anderson news and this week's feature interview with Captain Scarlet fanatic Rae Earl. Rae Earl is a broadcaster and writer and is best known for writing the 2007 book My Fat Mad Teenage Diary which went on to be produced for television and was screened on E4 from 2013 to 2015. She's also written non-fiction books including It's All In Your Head: A Guide to Getting Your Sh*t Together. Rae and Jamie were brought together via a #SpaceWar initiated by Big Finish Productions (https://www.bigfinish.com) on Twitter, and they chatted about many Gerry Anderson shows but particularly focussed on Captain Scarlet. This week's interview is part one of their chat with part 2 to follow in Pod 71. News items and Links: *Rae Earl on Twitter (https://twitter.com/raeearl) Hosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard James Randomiser: Chris Dale Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
14/10/191h 14m

Pod 69: Barry Gray - Music Maestro

Barry Gray was the composer on almost every Gerry Anderson production for three decades. The man behind the iconic Thunderbirds march, Captain Scarlet's song, the driving percussion of Stingray and the funky riffs of Space:1999 year one. Thanks to Barry Gray archivist Ralph Titterton we're able to bring you an archive interview with Barry, plus a recording from a 1980s convention appearance where he brings us some amusing versions of Gerry Anderson themes! Plus the usual Randomiser and Gerry Anderson news, and Richard brings in his brand new Plot Device...
07/10/191h 8m

Pod 68: Space 1999 Mastermind with Samira and Kevin

It's the final part of our chat with broadcasters Samirah Ahmed and Kevin Fong all about Space 1999, and includes a round of Space:1999 Mastermind. Can you answer all 20 questions correctly?! Plus it's Thunderbirds Day! FAB Facts takes a break this week to make space for the interview and a winning Randomiser. Plus Richard reveals something new, shiny and overcomplicated.
30/09/191h 15m

Pod 67: More Space 1999 with Kevin and Samira

Samira Ahmed and Kevin Fong are back to carry on their discussion about their favourite (and least favourite) Space:1999 episodes. We even touch on Dragon's Domain this week. Plus Quick Fire Fives, FAB Facts, Gerry Anderson news and the Randomiser - all the usual stuff you've come to expect from the Gerry Anderson podcast!
23/09/191h 25m

Pod 66: Space 1999 Breakaway Day with Samira Ahmed and Kevin Fong

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the date that the moon was blown out of Earth's orbit on 13th September 1999, Jamie got together with broadcasters Samira Ahmed and Dr Kevin Fong to chat about Space:1999 - and their love for the 1970s series. This interview features part one of their three-part chat as well as the Randomiser, some Gerry Anderson news, 2 FAB(ish) facts and 1.6 Quick Fire Fives. All will be revealed in Pod 66 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast!
16/09/191h 23m

Pod 65: New Space:1999 Audio Series Preview

Space:1999 is coming back thanks to Big Finish Productions, and in this week you can hear the first 15 minutes of Breakaway which is being released this Breakaway Day (13th September 2019). We have a FAB Fact straight from the M1, some Space:1999-y Quick Fire Fives, Chris is back with the Randomiser, Gerry Anderson News and all the usual stuff.
09/09/191h 21m

Pod 64: John Glen Reveals a FAB Fact!

James Bond director and film industry legend John Glen is back for part 2 of his interview in which he reveals a little known fact about his potential 1960s involvement with Gerry Anderson that never happened. In fact he had to wait 30 years to work with Gerry as director on Space Precinct. Plus we announce the massive Gerry Anderson Giveaway, Thunderbirds day news, a roaring good Randomiser and much more!
02/09/191h 34m

Pod 63: James Bond Director John Glen (Part One)

John Glen is best known as a director of multiple films in the James Bond franchise but also worked with Gerry Anderson on his 1994 series Space Precinct. In the first part of John's interview we chat about how he got into the business, working with Derek Meddings, and how he got involved with Space Precinct. Plus we have Gerry Anderson news, a hasty Quick Fire Five from Jamie, the Randomiser takes us across the pond, and some interesting insights from our Podsterons.
26/08/191h 30m

Pod 62: Kevin Grazier Part Two + Space 1999 News!

Kevin Grazier is back for part two! He is an American planetary physicist known for his work on the Cassini/Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan and is a science consultant for several television series and movies, most notably the series Defiance, Battlestar Galactica, and Eureka, and the films Gravity and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.  We can also finally talk about the Space 1999 audio drama reimagining and Terrahawks reboot, plus merch news, and all the usual stuff from Richard, Jamie and Chris
19/08/191h 41m

Pod 61: Planetary Scientist Kevin Grazier on Space:1999

Kevin Grazier is an American planetary physicist known for his work on the Cassini/Huygens Mission to Saturn and Titan where he had the dual roles of Science Planning Engineer and Investigation Scientist for the Imaging Science Subsystem instrument. He is also known for being the science consultant for several television series and movies, most notably the series Defiance, Battlestar Galactica, and Eureka, and the films Gravity and Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.  Kevin is also a huge Space:1999 fan so in part one of our chat we talk about science fiction in general, the best and worst bits of Space:1999 and more. Plus some non-descript but big news, and all the usual stuff from Richard, Jamie and Chris!
12/08/191h 18m

Pod 60: Space Precinct Director Alan Birkinshaw

This week's feature is with Alan Birkinshaw, FRGS - a British film director, writer, and television and film producer. He directed three episodes of Gerry Anderson's 1994-5 series Space Precinct but has worked on a variety of commercials, documentaries, TV shows and films throughout his lengthy career. You'll experience something new with this week's Randomiser. Strangely Richard experiences some deep joy when a phone call interrupts the news, plus all the usual FAB Facts, QuickFire Fives and much more on Pod 60!
05/08/191h 40m

Pod 59: Mary Turner - Puppet Maker and Operator

This week we're lucky to have a short interview with the wonderful Mary Turner - the longest-serving surviving member of the puppet teams from AP Films and Century 21. Mary tells us how she got into puppetry, some key elements about making and operating puppets, the dangers of being a puppeteer and why she didn't like the transition from Thunderbirds to Captain Scarlet. We've also got Quick Fire Five, News, the Ranomiser, voice of the Podsterons, a top 5 YouTube comment countdown and much more! It's another busy week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast!
29/07/191h 15m

Pod 58: Marc Silk Part 2 - Stingray, Captain Scarlet and beyond

Voice actor Marc Silk returns for part two of his interview including his very own Quick Fire Five, a fantastic chat about what makes a Gerry Anderson show.  Plus a top 5 tweets countdown, newsy news, a rubbery FAB Fact, and the Randomiser strikes again! It's all the usual stuff you've come to expect from the Gerry Anderson Podcast!
22/07/191h 29m

Pod 57: Voice Actor Marc Silk (Part One)

Marc Silk is a voice actor known for his work as Aks Moe in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Danger Mouse, Johnny Bravo, Pingu, Scooby-Doo & Shaggy, Go Jetters, Strange Hill High, Chicken Run and US voice of Bob in Bob the Builder. He's also a huge Gerry Anderson fan! Marc shares a number of great stories, as well as his first Thunderbirds experience. Plus the usual news, FAB Facts, QFF's, and Space Precinct bows out in style on the Randomiser.
15/07/191h 30m

Pod 56: Mike Trim on building models from Scarlet to UFO

Mike Trim is a model-maker, scenic artist, designer, and storyboard artist who worked on Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90, The Secret Service and UFO. Amongst the vehicles he designed are the Recovery Vehicles, the DOMO, and Skythrust in Thunderbirds, and the SHADO Mobile in UFO. Mike was interviewed by Jamie Griffiths for the Captain Scarlet 50th anniversary, and here he talks about his early days with Century 21, right through Captain Scarlet and to UFO. Plus all the usual news, randomiser, QFFs and FAB Facts!
08/07/191h 26m

Pod 55: Benji Clifford on the music of Barry Gray

Benji Clifford is a composer and sound designer who is best known for his work with Big Finish on their Doctor Who ranges, but he's also a Gerry Anderson fan with a particular fondness for the Supermarionation series. We talk Stingray, Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet - particularly focussing on Barry Gray's wonderful music. Beyond our lovely chat with Benji, we have an absolutely packed show with news from BBC Radio, the Royal Albert Hall, a rather dank Randomiser, QFFs, FAB Facts and more! Wow! What a busy one!
01/07/191h 41m

The Gerry Anderson Podcast Trailer

Hosted by Olivier nominee Richard James (Space Precinct, Terrahawks) and Gerry Anderson’s son Jamie Anderson, the Gerry Anderson Podcast is a weekly audio extravaganza featuring Gerry Anderson chat, news, interviews, reviews, competitions and more. Every week we have a different feature or interview with previous guests including: Gary Numan, Chris Packham, Sophie Aldred, Nicholas Briggs, David Quantick, Lee Sullivan, Mike Noble, Shane Rimmer, David Graham and many many more. It's the perfect place for a Gerry Anderson fan, whether you like one, a few or all of his fantastic shows like Thunderbirds, Space 1999, Captain Scarlet, UFO, Stingray, Terrahawks and many others. The podcast is released every Monday on Soundcloud (https://www.soundcloud.com/GerryAndersonTV) and all other major podcast providers and platforms. Or you can listen to all our episodes right here.
29/06/191m 12s

Pod 54: Jake Dudman Makes a Good Impression

Jake Dudman is an actor and impressionist who shot to fame after uploading his YouTube video of his Matt Smith impression - which Matt Smith says is a better Matt Smith than Matt Smith's own Matt Smith! Jake now works for Big Finish productions as well as having been in multiple Netflix and BBC series. He's currently working on his next production for Netflix and joined us from his hotel in Manchester. Jake discusses falling in love with VHS copies of Thunderbirds in the late early 2000s, and the lasting impact that had on his life and career. Plus the usual 'gubbins' like the news, FAB Facts, QuickFire Five, Voice of the Podsterons, and a reprieve from Torchy on the Randomiser. That's the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 54!
24/06/191h 25m

Pod 53: Live at the FAB Worlds of Anderson

Recorded live in front of an audience of Podsterons from all over the world - this is our first ever live podcast.  Featuring interviews from across the weekend with guests and visitors, this is a live podcast experience. Listen out for voice of Alan Tracy - Matt Zimmerman! Chris, Richard and Jamie took to the stage with all the usual stuff - news, voice of the Podsterons, Quick Fire Five, a special FAB Facts, and a live Randomiser (apologies for the sound quality!).
17/06/191h 34m

Pod 52: Jon Culshaw on UFO and Space: 1999

Impressionist and actor Jon Culshaw is back for Pod 52. We cover UFO, Space:1999, and even a fair bit of Doctor Who too! Plus a rude interruption from a rival podcast, Quick Fire Five, FAB Facts, News, voice of the Podsterons, the Randomiser... it's all there, in this week's Gerry Anderson Podcast!
10/06/191h 43m

Pod 51: Jon Culshaw on Thunderbirds and Space:1999 (Part One)

Jon Culshaw is an impressionist and comedian, best known for his work on Dead Ringers since 2000. He has also voiced a number of characters for ITV shows including 2DTV, Spitting Image and Newzoids. But Jon is also an amateur astronomer and scifi buff with a love of everything Gerry Anderson. As well as Jon's recollections, we have an epic Randomiser, FAB Facts, news and a couple of strange interjections.
03/06/191h 44m

Pod 50: #50Questions - Golden Poddiversary

Well, here we are. 50 podcasts in to the Gerry Anderson Podcast! To celebrate we're answering 50 questions from you, our lovely Podsterons! We're also joined by Terry Adlam who brings along his *unique* sense of humour and fun to this golden pod. But we've still got the usual stuff - listeners emails, news, FABFacts and the Randomiser. So don your party hat, grab some cake, and join us for this 50th poddiversary celebration!
27/05/191h 54m

Pod 49: Making the Props from Scarlet to Terrahawks - Peter Holmes

Peter Holmes was prop master from Captain Scarlet until Space Precinct, and in this archive recording from 1992 he discusses his roles from those early days up to Terrahawks. Peter tells us how he made puppet furniture, small scale trees, and many other items which we all take for granted in many Gerry Anderson shows - but all were an essential part of building those incredible worlds. Plus the usual news, Randomiser, the voice of the Podsterons and a discucssion about human hand bloopers!
20/05/191h 45m

Pod 48: Mary Anderson on Space Precinct to New Captain Scarlet

Part three of our interview with Mary Anderson is here with even more candid recollections and reflections! This week we cover all of the 1990s through Space Precinct, Lavender Castle, New Captain Scarlet, right up to the end of Gerry's life. Plus a redeeming FAB Facts section, news, voice of the Podsterons and another retro randomiser. It's your usual 90 minutes of fun and frolics from the worlds of Gerry Anderson!
13/05/191h 41m

Pod 47: Mary Anderson Part Two - Terrahawks to Space Precinct

Part two of our interview with Mary Anderson is here with more candid recollections and reflections from Gerry Anderson's widow, also known as Jamie's mum - Mummy A! This week we cover all of the 1980s and early 1990s up to the start of Space Precinct. Plus a rather limp FAB Facts section, news, voice of the Podsterons and a retro randomiser. It's your usual 90 minutes of fun and frolics from the worlds of Gerry Anderson!
06/05/191h 40m

Pod 46: Mary Anderson - Part One

This week, Gerry's widow Mary Anderson joins us for the first part of an in-depth 3-part interview. Mary is also Jamie's mum, so you'll certainly get to know Mary, Jamie and Gerry Anderson better by the end of this really interesting interview! Plus we announce plans for Pod 50/our one year anniversary, news, listener emails, a slightly rubbish FAB Fact, a lengthy randomiser and loads of other guff inbetween. Enjoy, Podsterons!
29/04/191h 43m

Pod 45: Denise Bryer - from Twizzle to Terrahawks

Denise Bryer is best known to Anderson fans as Zelda from Terrahawks, but she began work with Gerry Anderson on Twizzle playing Footso the cat. That makes the longest-serving Anderson actor. Plus news, FAB Facts, Richard shows off a new talent, and Chris may have broken the Randomiser... uh oh!  Let's hope he gets it fixed for this edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast.
22/04/191h 26m

Pod 44: Thunderbirds Q&A from Andercon 2014

This week we're bringing you an archive recording from 2014 - a 50th anniversary panel and Q&A session from Andercon 2014 featuring Shane Rimmer, David Graham, Matt Zimmerman, Mary Turner, Judith Shutt and David Elliott. It's a fun piece covering all sorts of stories, questions and answers and more besides. Plus a bumper crop of listener emails, news, a colourful randomiser and all the usual fluff inbetween!
15/04/191h 48m

Pod 43: Derek Meddings - Special FX Legend

This week we have an archive interview with Special Effects Supervisor Derek Meddings. Derek's miniature FX work on Gerry Anderson shows like Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, and UFO, and beyond into the worlds of Superman and James Bond. Richard takes over FAB Facts, Chris enjoys(!) another Randomiser, plus there's all the usual stuff for you to enjoy in Pod 43 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast!
08/04/191h 33m

Pod 42: Shane Rimmer Tribute - Remembering the Legendary Actor

We were shocked to hear that Shane Rimmer passed away on 29 March 2019. This is our tribute to Shane featuring clips, guest appearances, a Shane Rimmer feature, and tweets and Facebook messages from the day he passed away. But it's not all gloomy - we promise some positive stuff along the way, as well as a great Randomiser for 1st April 2019...
01/04/191h 30m

Pod 41: Dirk Maggs Reveals a Previously Unknown Gerry Anderson Project

Director and writer Dirk Maggs is back once again, this time revealing how he created a 1980s Thunderbirds adventure, wrote an origins story for GFI, and how he wrote a treatment for a previously unknown Gerry Anderson series: Ape Man. We also hear a bit more about Dirk's career, and reflections on the Supermarionation shows and their effect on his life. And, navigating a powercut, there's a special intro from Jamie and Richard, a randomiser, some FAB facts and all the usual goodies!
25/03/191h 45m

Pod 40: Dirk Maggs and the Sound of Supermarionation

Dirk Maggs is a freelance writer and director and is principally known for his work in radio, where he evolved radio drama into "Audio Movies," a near-visual approach combining scripts, layered sound effects, cinematic music and cutting edge technology. Dirk has been a fan of Gerry Anderson from an early age. In part one of this chat, he talks about Supercar, Fireball XL5, Stingray and Thunderbirds - particularly focussing on the sound design and music. Plus listener emails, the randomiser, FAB Facts, and some technical issues for our ruby (40th) podcast!
18/03/191h 33m

Pod 39: Forces TV on Gerry Anderson's UFO and Space:1999

Forces TV have brought two classic Gerry Anderson series back to UK TV with UFO and Space:1999. Head of Television Adam Hardwick joins us to discuss the shows, Forces TV's potential future plans, and yes... we talk about #Breakawaygate too! Plus we take a look at some of our international listeners around the globe, Chris is back with a classic Randomiser, and our #FABFacts this week are provided by listener Josh Long!
11/03/191h 35m

Pod 38: Fun House's Pat Sharp on Thunderbirds and Beyond

Pat Sharp, best known as the host of TV's Fun House, joins us on the Gerry Anderson Podcast to discuss his love of Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90 and beyond as well as to reflect on the overall 'Anderson-ness' of the shows, why they have lasted so long, and why we might never see anything like a cult TV show again in the future. Plus listener emails, a great randomiser, some talk of continuity errors, 2.5 FAB Facts and all the usual nonsense from the worlds of Gerry Anderson (and slightly beyond).
04/03/191h 36m

Pod 37: Marcus Hearn - Gerry Anderson's Biographer - Part Two

In part two of this candid chat, Marcus talks about the great man himself - how they met, his first impressions, and beginning to understand what made him tick, and what drove him to become such a prolific creator. Marcus Hearn is a writer, publisher, editor and documentary filmmaker who was Gerry Anderson's third and final biographer. They worked together for a number of years and became good friends in that time. Plus all the usual #FABfacts, news, The Randomiser and more!
25/02/191h 16m

Pod 36: Remembering Richard Gregory

As you may know, our dear friend Richard Gregory passed away unexpectedly recently. Not only was he a crucial part of many Gerry Anderson series like Terrahawks, Dick Spanner and Space Precinct, but he also designed and built many iconic pieces of science fiction history like the 1980s Cybermen and Chris Nolan's Tumbler for the Dark Knight films. In this episode we remember Richard sharing some anecdotes, and even a short chat recorded by chance in 2017. But it's not all heavy going - we also have the usual FAB Facts, News, emails and randomiser... enjoy - and raise a glass to Richard Gregory!
18/02/191h 24m

Pod 35: Gerry Anderson's official biographer Marcus Hearn (Part One)

Marcus Hearn is a writer, publisher, editor and documentary filmmaker who was Gerry Anderson's third and final biographer. They worked together for a number of years and became good friends in that time. For the first time Marcus talks about the great man himself - how they met, his first impressions, and beginning to understand what made him tick, and what drove him to become such a prolific creator. Plus all the usual #FABfacts, news, The Randomiser and more!
11/02/191h 27m

Pod 34: Captain Scarlet Angel Voice Liz Morgan (Part Two)

Back for the second part of her interview Destiny angel herself, Liz Morgan, reveals more candid stories from her time on Captain Scarlet including her memories of many of her co-stars. Plus the randomiser, listener emails, news, a great offer for listeners, and 15 minutes of FREE audio drama - Captain Scarlet: Spectrum File 1 - courtesy of bigfinish.com
04/02/192h 7m

Pod 33: Captain Scarlet's Destiny Angel - Liz Morgan (Part One)

Here's part one of Jamie's chat with Liz Morgan covering her career before Captain Scarlet, how she got involved, thoughts on her co-stars, direction, how she felt at the time, and reflecting on the series many years later. We've also got a free 30 minute audio-adapted version of the classic Captain Scarlet story The Heart of New York for you at the end of the episode thanks to our friends at BigFinish.com! Plus news, #FABfacts, listener emails and audio messages, and a randomiser that should make lots of you happy!   Oh, and it's Richard's birthday! #HappyBirthdayDicky
28/01/192h 30m

Pod 32: New Captain Scarlet's Phil Ford - Part Two

Phil Ford gives us some insights into the writing and production process of Gerry Anderson's New Captain Scarlet, plus chat about his wider career including Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures and Wizards vs Aliens. Plus #FABfacts, news, listener emails and the randomiser! It's another jam-packed pod for Gerry Anderson fans all over the world!
21/01/191h 42m

Pod 31: New Captain Scarlet Writer Phil Ford (Part One)

Phil Ford is best known by Gerry Anderson fans for being the main writer on his 2005 series New Captain Scarlet. But Phil is a prolific writer outside of the world of Anderson including writing for Taggart, The Bill, Coronation Street, Doctor Who, The Sarah Jane Adventures and Wizards vs Aliens. In part one of his interview, Phil talks us through his early Anderson TV memories and how he got into writing for TV. There's a brand new segment this week - FAB Facts, plus your usual news, listener emails, and randomiser. Enjoy!
14/01/191h 44m

Pod 30: The Gerry Anderson Year in Review - 2018

You might notice a couple of differences this week. For one thing, no interview! This week we look back at 2018, and look ahead to 2019. Lots of exciting stuff is coming. We have the usual mix of news, listener emails and the randomiser. So enjoy this look back... you're sure to have missed some stuff last year!
07/01/191h 13m

Pod 29: Sean Feast on Lionel Anderson - the man who inspired a legend

Sean Feast is a PR consultant and military aviation historian, and is the man behind the book 'A Thunder Bird in Bomber Command' - the story of Lionel Anderson's life and death in the second world war. Lionel inspired his younger brother Gerry to create Thunderbirds, and many of your favourite hero characters like Scott Tracy, Steve Zodiac, Mike Mercury and Troy Tempest. This episode is a fascinating and highly personal insight into a little-discussed influence in Gerry Anderson's life - and arguably one of the most important. No news this week, one listener email, and an excellent Randomiser to finish off 2018. Happy new year to all of our wonderful listeners!
31/12/181h 41m

Pod 28: Terry Christmas (with Terry Adlam)

Merry Christmas from the Gerry Anderson Podcast. In this festive edition, we're joined by writer, director and actor Terry Adlam. Terry chats to Richard about working on films for Steven Spielberg and George Lucas and how he then got to work for Gerry Anderson on Terrahawks, and created Dick Spanner! Plus festive listener emails, and an appropriately Christmassy Randomiser. That's our Christmas eve episode of the Gerry Anderson Podcast!
24/12/182h 8m

Pod 27: New Captain Scarlet and Terrahawks' Robbie Stevens

Robbie Stevens (known to some of you as Ben Stevens) has been voicing for Gerry Anderson shows and projects since 1983. Best known for his incredible range of voices in Terrahawks (including Yungstar, 101, Stew Dapples and Dix Huit) and as Captain Blue in New Captain Scarlet, Robbie talks us through his entry into voice acting right up to the present day including the Terrahawks audio continuation and Doctor Who work with Big Finish. Plus a bit of a teaser-y news segment, a Randomiser that made Richard happy, and a load of listener emails. Oh, and a Christmas version of the theme!
17/12/181h 59m

Pod 26: Crispin Merrell (Part Two) on New Captain Scarlet

Crispin Merrell is a fantastic composer who worked with Gerry Anderson on his final three television projects: Space Precinct, Lavender Castle and New Captain Scarlet. In the second part of his interview, Crispin talks about Lavender Castle, New Captain Scarlet and beyond. Add in the usual mix of news, listener emails and you've got the Gerry Anderson Podcast. And this week Chris joins Richard and Jamie in person! Thanks to Chris Dale for undertaking the interview with Crispin!
10/12/181h 42m

Pod 25: Crispin Merrell (Part One) on Space Precinct

Crispin Merrell is a fantastic composer who worked with Gerry Anderson on his final three television projects: Space Precinct, Lavender Castle and New Captain Scarlet. In the first part of his interview, Crispin talks about how he came to work for Gerry Anderson, and the process of creating the theme and incidental music for the series. Add in the usual mix of news, listener emails and you've got the Gerry Anderson Podcast. Oh, and a nice surprise for Chris on the randomiser! Thanks to Chris Dale for undertaking the interview with Crispin!
03/12/181h 40m

Pod 24: Remembering TV21 Comic Artist Mike Noble

Mike Noble was a master of 1960s and 1970s comic artwork - being a prolific creator of the pages of Fireball XL5, Captain Scarlet and Zero-X that thrilled over a million readers a week. You may not have seen him credited, but you will know (and likely love) his work. Mike passed away a couple of weeks ago, so we wanted to run a short archive piece from 2017 that we recorded with Mike in recognition of his enormous contribution to the extended Gerry Anderson universe. But it's a happy interview, so don't worry. Add to that the usual nonsense from Richard and Jamie, Randomiser from Chris, and an unusual archive clip right at the end of this pod, it's one you won't want to miss!
26/11/181h 34m

Pod 23: Voice of Doctor Who's Daleks - Nicholas Briggs

Nicholas Briggs (or Nick Briggs as we know him) is the voice of the Daleks from Doctor Who, and executive producer at Big Finish Productions. He's also a lifelong Gerry Anderson fan. We cover Nick's first experience with Gerry Anderson shows - Supercar - back in the early 1960s, through Firesball XL5, Stingray and Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90, Secret Service, UFO and Space:1999. We even cover what Nick's mum thought of Thunderbirds. Richard gives he vocal cords (and your ears) a rest this week so no 'newsy news' song, but don't worry - we've got a fantastic randomiser to make up for it! This is a huuuuuge episode running at 2h20+. Enjoy!
19/11/182h 18m

Pod 22: Thunderbirds' Parker at the Pub

Parker... one of the most iconic characters of all of the Gerry Anderson series, voiced by the inimitable David Graham. Well, finally, the birthplace of Parker's voice has recognised the historic story with a plaque unveiled at the ancient pub in Cookham, Berkshire. So, stand by for some interviews from the pub, news, listener emails, an epic Randomiser from Chris and a gift... sort of... from Richard. But you'll have to listen right to the end for that one. Listener discretion is advised... (because it's a bit rubbish). Sorry Richard.
12/11/181h 21m

Pod 21: Gerry Anderson's Firestorm part 2 - premiere panel plus interviews

This week you get to hear from the team behind Gerry Anderson's Firestorm including excerpts from the MCM Comic Con Premiere panel with Steve Begg, Mike Tucker, Jamie Anderson, Andrew James Spooner, Naoko Mori, Gethin Anthony and Nicholas Briggs! Plus the usual news, a randomiser (please no more Joe 90!) and a special solo from Richard James - stay tuned until the end to find out more!
05/11/181h 34m

Pod 20: Gerry Anderson's Firestorm Premiere

This week saw the premiere of the pilot minisode of Gerry Anderson's Firestorm which you can watch now at FirestormHQ.com. With a rather unusual interview section this week because Jamie had the flu and then ran out of time to finish the documentary. More on that in Pod 21! But don't worry - Richard and Jamie (who's sounding rather rough) are still here for the usual news, listener emails, 'banter' and Chris is here with a fun randomiser.
29/10/181h 18m

Pod 19: Puppeteering as a career with Andrew James Spooner

Andrew James Spooner is a puppeteer, actor and voice artist who began his career working with Jim Henson's puppet workshop. Most recently, Andrew was puppet coordinator on Gerry Anderson's Firestorm - the minisode of which premieres this coming Saturday 27th October at MCM Comic Con and online at FirestormHQ.com. Throw in some listener emails, Gerry Anderson news and the randomiser, and you've got Pod 19 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast!
22/10/181h 31m

Pod 18: David Quantick on Thunderbirds, Joe 90 and much more!

is an Emmy-Award-winning English journalist, radio and screen writer, and critic who specialises in music and comedy. He has collaborated with comics and writers such as Chris Morris and Armando Iannucci (as co-writer for On the Hour, Blue Jam and Veep) and Harry Hill as a writer for TV Burp. David shares his memories and analysis of Gerry Anderson shows including Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Joe 90 - a mixture of fond memories and gentle mockery including some of David's thoughts on Zelda of Guk. Plus it's a jam-packed with Gerry Anderson news, the Randomiser goes to a secret location on South America, and Jamie has a hot date...
15/10/181h 23m

Pod 17: The Science of Space 1999 with Phil Plait (BadAstronomer)

Phil Plait (@BadAstronomer on Twitter) is an astronomer, sceptic, science writer and highly-qualified nerd. He has written two books, Bad Astronomy and Death from the Skies. He has also appeared in several science documentaries, including Phil Plait's Bad Universe on the Discovery Channel. Phil grew up watching and loving science fiction, which he credits with nurturing his interest in science and helping to get him to where he is today. In an extended chat with Jamie, Phil talks about Space:1999 - his favourite episodes and characters, as well as the science of blowing the moon out of Earth's orbit. As usual we also have news, listener emails, and the Randomiser. But please... no more Torchy!
08/10/182h 2m

Pod 16: Mike Tucker on Doctor Who, Red Dwarf and Firestorm

Mike Tucker is a highly experienced model FX supervisor who has worked on everything from Doctor Who and Red Dwarf to Last of the Summer Wine and Casualty! Mike reminisces about his early days watching Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, and Doctor Who and how that led him into a career in model FX working on Doctor Who, Red Dwarf, and now Gerry Anderson's Firestorm. Plus the usual mix of listener emails, a huge slice of Anderson news, and surely it'll be another great week for the Randomiser?
01/10/181h 30m

Pod 15: Thunderbirds' Scott Tracy aka Shane Rimmer extended interview

Scott Tracy, pilot of Thunderbird 1, is probably one of the best-known and loved characters of any Gerry Anderson series, and a key part to that success is down to his voice - provided by the inimitable Shane Rimmer. This week Jamie and Shane chat through Shane's career - from his early days touring the UK as part of a singing group, through to breaking into acting and his lengthy working relationship with Gerry Anderson. The sixty minute interview is filled with interesting memories and observations from Shane making this episode a must-listen for Thunderbirds fans. Add to that some international listeners emails and a Randomiser that made Richard *very* happy indeed, and it's another rip-roaring audio trip through the worlds of Gerry Anderson!
24/09/182h 2m

Pod 14: How Mackinnon and Saunders Create our Puppets PLUS Free Terrahawks

Continuing on from Pod 13, hear the brilliant team from Mackinnon and Saunders talk about the development of a brand new generation of Gerry Anderson puppets. We also discuss CGI vs puppetry, and why puppetry is still relevant to a modern kids audience. Plus news, listeners emails, and a trip in a familiar spacecraft for Chris as he picks the next episode from the randomiser. PLUS a FREE Episode of Terrahawks courtesy of Big Finish Productions.
17/09/181h 48m

Pod 13: Mackinnon & Saunders - internationally renowned puppet makers

The team at Mackinnon and Saunders have produced puppets for some of the highest profile puppet films and TV shows over the last 20 years including creating stop-motion puppets for Tim Burton and Wes Anderson, they also created the puppets for Gerry Anderson’s 1999 series Lavender Castle. Their work can be regularly seen in commercials and pre-school TV series too.   Now the Mackinnon and Saunders team talk about how they first came to work with Gerry Anderson, the appeal of puppetry, and the process of creating a new generation of Gerry Anderson puppet for our new series ‘Firestorm’ filmed in Ultramarionation.   As usual, we also have news, listener emails, and Chris Dale returns with a randomiser episode you’ll love...
10/09/181h 31m

Pod 12: Chris Packham [Part 2] on UFO and which series he'd erase forever!

Chris Packham joins us for part 2 of his interview. When we left him last week, Joe 90 had almost driven him away from Gerry Anderson shows forever. But thankfully UFO brought him right back.   Chris also has to go through Jamie's quick-fire round choosing which vehicle to have for a day, which character he'd be and which series he'd erase... if he had to.    Plus - Firestorm news revealed - see you on 27th October?   As usual we also have news, listener emails, the end of this month's giveaway, and Chris Dale heads to Lunarville.
03/09/181h 42m

Pod 11: Chris Packham on Stingray, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and hating Joe 90!

Chris Packham is one of the most famous nature broadcasters in the UK - and will be familiar to many for his work on the Really Wild Show, and now on Springwatch, and Autumnwatch on the BBC. Chris’ formative years were spent watching Gerry Anderson shows, and in this two-part interview he shares his memories, thoughts and reflections of Stingray, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and (his lack of fondness for) Joe 90.   As usual we also have news, listener emails, the end of this month's giveaway, and Chris Dale heads over to a thatched cottage…
27/08/181h 40m

Pod 10: Captain Scarlet, Joe 90 and some exclusives from Network Distributing's Tim Beddows

If you own a Gerry Anderson DVD or Blu-ray, chances are they've been put together by Network Distributing. Network are the foremost purveyors of cult TV and film - finding, restoring and putting out cult classics that might otherwise not see the light of day. In this informative chat, Tim Beddows, MD of Network tells us about how they do what they do, why they do it, and what you can expect next from their Gerry Anderson range. Tim also tells us his favourite and least favourite Gerry Anderson shows (the latter might surprise you).  We have loads of listener emails, a giveaway, great news (including some on Firestorm) and Chris Dale takes a trip to Scotland...
20/08/181h 58m

Pod 9: New Captain Scarlet himself Wayne Forester - from Thunderbirds FAB to Firestorm

Wayne Forester began working with Gerry Anderson in the early 1990s. It was the start of a long association which has seen Wayne act and voice a multitude of Gerry Anderson characters - an association that continues today as Wayne joins the team on Gerry Anderson's Firestorm. Lots of lister's emails, with your questions answered - particularly concerning merchandise. We have a special segment on ice lollies (you can't say we don't bring you variety)! Plus the Randomiser, and an important update from Jamie.
13/08/181h 53m

Pod 8: BBC News' Lizo Mzimba - why he loves Joe 90! Thunderbirds Beyond the Horizon, UFO articles, and more!

Lizo Mzimba was one of the first journalists to break the news of Gerry Anderson's death in 2012. As a long-time fan of all things Anderson, Lizo talks about his career, his Dinky toy collection, Thunderbirds, Joe 90 - and what he loves about Gerry Anderson shows. We have a bumper crop of lister's emails, with your questions answered. Plus, Jamie has been to see the team behind the Thunderbirds interactive theatrical experience - Thunderbirds Beyond the Horizon, and has a little update on that. Plus the Randomiser, and some fascinating(ish) bits about Richard and Jamie's feline friends.
06/08/181h 22m

Pod 7: Thunderbirds' David Graham - voice of Parker, Brains, Gordon and many more

'Yes m'lady'. Everyone knows Parker from Thunderbirds! But you may not know the man behind the iconic voice - and so many more. David Graham is a veteran voice artist and creator of many of your favourite Supermarionation character voices in Fireball XL5, Supercar, Thunderbirds and beyond. In this extended interview, David tells us about how he got started, how he met Gerry Anderson and a few tidbits about his time on Thunderbirds and other shows. We've also got Space Precinct and Captain Scarlet news, listeners emails galore, and the randomiser!
30/07/181h 31m

Pod 6: Gary Numan plus Thunderbirds and Space: 1999 news

Music legend, and the man behind hits like 'Cars' and 'Are Friends Electric?', Gary Numan joins us today. Gary's a huge fan of Gerry Anderson shows and credits them for some of his iconic looks and musical inspiration. Plus that the usual mix of news (and a special offer for podcast listeners), lots of listener emails, your questions answered and the Randomiser. We've got 90 minutes of Gerry Anderson goodness to fill your ears this pod! We'll also find out what happens next... Since Thunderbird 2 only had 6 pods, could this spell the end for the Gerry Anderson Podcast?!  Spoiler: No. We'll be back with Pod 7 (and voice of Parker - David Graham) next week!
23/07/181h 33m

Pod 5: Doctor Who's Sophie Aldred (Ace), listener emails, more Joe 90, and a way to give back

Doctor Who companion Sophie Aldred reveals her lifelong love of Thunderbirds and all things Gerry Anderson. Including her earliest memories of the show, becoming Scott Tracy for much of her childhood, and how she went on to write her university dissertation on the iconic 60s show. Add to that the usual mix of news, lots of listener emails, your questions answered and the randomiser and we've got 70 minutes of Gerry Anderson goodness to fill your ears. Although it does seem like the randomiser might be broken...
16/07/181h 10m

Pod 4: Lee Sullivan - Thunderbirds, Doctor Who and Transformers comic artist

Lee Sullivan is one of the best-known British comic artists and is responsible for huge volumes of comic art for Doctor Who, Transformers, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and recently Rivers of London.  Lee shares his earliest memories of Gerry Anderson viewing, how he got started in comics, talks about his comic heroes and gets through a few beers in this interview. Richard and Jamie also bring you some news, a viewer email, general chat, and some spilling of coffee. Chris Dale rounds of the episode with the latest Randomiser pick, which takes him to Marineville for some help with operating the overly complex machine. But which episode will he get?!
09/07/181h 24m

Pod 3: Thunderbirds/Doctor Who's Sophia Myles (Part 2), International rescue merch, Firestorm theme and more

You won't want to miss Sophia Myles' interview continuation. We talk more Thunderbirds, casting, acting, and Sophia even decides to interview Jamie for a bit. Richard and Jamie get underway with some news, FAQ's answered and general chat before moving into the second part of our first interview with 2004 Thunderbirds film's Lady Penelope - Sophia Myles. Sophia even asks Jamie about growing up in the Anderson household. After the interview we head into the Randomiser with Chris Dale... but what Gerry Anderson episode will it pick for him to watch and review?! It can't be worse than Torchy and Squish... can it?!
30/06/181h 6m

Pod 2: Thunderbirds 2004's Sophia Myles (Part 1), Space: 1999 merch, Ed Bishop videos and more

Love it or hate it (you hate it, right?) you're going to love Sophia Myles' candid answers to a whole bunch of questions about *that* Thunderbirds movie from 2004! After a little discussion as to whether this should be Pod 1 or Pod 2 (it's Pod 2), Richard and Jamie get underway with some news, FAQ's answered and general chat before moving into our first interview with 2004 Thunderbirds film's Lady Penelope - Sophia Myles. Sophia talks candidly about her involvement with the film, her views and reflections, as well as how she came to be involved with Doctor Who. After the interview we head into the Randomiser with Chris Dale... but what Gerry Anderson episode will it pick for him to watch and review?!
30/06/181h 8m

Pod 1: The Prequel - An Introductory Episode

To get things started, Richard James and Jamie Anderson introduce you to this brand new Gerry Anderson podcast - explaining what you can expect and how to get involved!
07/06/1810m 10s
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