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Pod 71: Rae Earl Revisits Spectrum and Captain Scarlet

10/21/2019
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This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast 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...

Duration:01:34:10

Pod 70: Rae Earl on Captain Scarlet and beyond

10/14/2019
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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...

Duration:01:14:44

Pod 69: Barry Gray - Music Maestro

10/7/2019
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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...

Duration:01:08:34

Pod 68: Space 1999 Mastermind with Samira and Kevin

9/30/2019
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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.

Duration:01:15:38

Pod 67: More Space 1999 with Kevin and Samira

9/23/2019
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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!

Duration:01:25:57

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

9/16/2019
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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!

Duration:01:23:40

Pod 65: New Space:1999 Audio Series Preview

9/9/2019
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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.

Duration:01:21:54

Pod 64: John Glen Reveals a FAB Fact!

9/2/2019
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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!

Duration:01:34:26

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

8/26/2019
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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.

Duration:01:30:03

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

8/19/2019
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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...

Duration:01:41:34

Pod 61: Planetary Scientist Kevin Grazier on Space:1999

8/12/2019
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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...

Duration:01:18:33

Pod 60: Space Precinct Director Alan Birkinshaw

8/5/2019
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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...

Duration:01:40:14

Pod 59: Mary Turner - Puppet Maker and Operator

7/29/2019
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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...

Duration:01:15:42

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

7/22/2019
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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!

Duration:01:29:40

Pod 57: Voice Actor Marc Silk (Part One)

7/15/2019
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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.

Duration:01:30:52

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

7/8/2019
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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,...

Duration:01:26:16

Pod 55: Benji Clifford on the music of Barry Gray

7/1/2019
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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...

Duration:01:41:17

The Gerry Anderson Podcast Trailer

6/29/2019
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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...

Duration:00:01:11

Pod 54: Jake Dudman Makes a Good Impression

6/24/2019
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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,...

Duration:01:25:02

Pod 53: Live at the FAB Worlds of Anderson

6/17/2019
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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!).

Duration:01:34:19