The Gerry Anderson Podcast

The Gerry Anderson Podcast

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Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space: 1999 and much much more…


Pod 109: Finishing Gerry Anderson’s Final Project with M.G. Harris
Jul 13 • 80 min
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 -…
Teaser: Pod 109 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jul 12 • 0 min
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
Pod 108: Thunderbirds author Joan Marie Verba
Jul 6 • 103 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 108 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jul 4 • 0 min
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
Pod 107: Do Gerry Anderson’s Shows Stand Up to Modern Entertainment Standards?
Jun 29 • 86 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 107 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jun 27 • 0 min
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
Pod 106: Gerry Anderson fan and journalist Morgan Jeffery
Jun 22 • 65 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 106 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jun 20 • 0 min
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
Pod 105: David Tremont Talks Thunderbirds Style Destruction. BOOM!
Jun 15 • 105 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 105 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jun 13 • 0 min
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
Pod 104: More from Weta’s David Tremont (Part Two)
Jun 8 • 77 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 104 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jun 7 • 0 min
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
Pod 103: David Tremont - Model Maker Extraordinaire! (Part One)
Jun 1 • 85 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 103 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
May 30 • 0 min
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
Pod 102: Chris Bowden on Working with Gerry Anderson
May 25 • 96 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 102 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
May 23 • 0 min
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
Pod 101: Producer Chris Bowden on Lavender Castle (Part One)
May 18 • 97 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 101 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
May 16 • 0 min
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
Pod 100: Exclusive - the Genesis of Thunderbirds featuring Gerry Anderson
May 11 • 175 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 100 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
May 10 • 0 min
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
Pod 99: Paul Franklin reveals an aborted Thunderbirds project
May 4 • 109 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 99 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
May 3 • 0 min
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
Pod 98: VFX Supervisor Paul Franklin - Creative director of DNEG
Apr 27 • 85 min
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……
Teaser: Pod 98 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Apr 25 • 0 min
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
Pod 97: Lavender Castle voice artist David Holt (Part Two)
Apr 20 • 88 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 97 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Apr 18 • 0 min
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
Pod 96: Voice Artist David Holt from Lavender Castle (Part One)
Apr 13 • 95 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 96 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Apr 11 • 0 min
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
Pod 95: Back to Elstree Studios with Morris Bright
Apr 6 • 97 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 95 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Apr 4 • 0 min
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
Pod 94: Elstree Studios Chairman Morris Bright (Part One)
Mar 30 • 84 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 94 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Mar 28 • 0 min
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
Pod 93: Editor Charlotte Serpell (Richard’s better half)
Mar 23 • 69 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 93 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Mar 19 • 0 min
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
Pod 92: The European Space Agency’s Dr David Parker (Part Three)
Mar 16 • 61 min
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,…
Teaser: Pod 92 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Mar 13 • 0 min
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
Pod 91: Dr David Parker from ESA (Part Two)
Mar 9 • 58 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 91 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Mar 4 • 0 min
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
Pod 90: Dr David Parker of the European Space Agency (Part One)
Mar 1 • 77 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 90 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Feb 29 • 0 min
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
Pod 89: Boris Johnson aka Space Precinct’s Will Barton
Feb 23 • 79 min
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!…
Teaser: Pod 89 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Feb 22 • 0 min
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
Pod 88: Captain Scarlet - The Spectrum Files
Feb 16 • 61 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 88 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Feb 14 • 0 min
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
Pod 87: Captain Scarlet - The Heart of New York
Feb 9 • 75 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 87 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Feb 8 • 0 min
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
Pod 86: Farewell Nicholas Parsons and Alan Pattillo
Feb 2 • 72 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 86 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Feb 1 • 0 min
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
Pod 85: Robert J Sawyer (Part 3) on the worlds of Gerry Anderson
Jan 26 • 76 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 85 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jan 25 • 0 min
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
Pod 84: Supermarionation with Robert J Sawyer (Part Two)
Jan 19 • 62 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 84 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jan 18 • 0 min
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
Pod 83: Robert J Sawyer (Part One)
Jan 12 • 84 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 83 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jan 11 • 0 min
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
Pod 82: Arthur Provis - Gerry’s original business partner
Jan 5 • 57 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 82 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Jan 4 • 0 min
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
Pod 81: Reviewing the year and Christine Glanville (Part 5 of 5)
Dec 29, 2019 • 84 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 81 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Dec 25, 2019 • 0 min
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…
Pod 80: Christine Glanville on Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Joe 90
Dec 22, 2019 • 80 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 80 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Dec 20, 2019 • 0 min
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
Pod 79: Christine Glanville on Stingray, Thunderbirds, and Captain Scarlet
Dec 15, 2019 • 83 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 79 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Dec 14, 2019 • 0 min
Here’s a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 16th December 2019 in Pod 79 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
Pod 78: Christine Glanville on Supercar and Fireball XL5
Dec 8, 2019 • 86 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 78 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Dec 7, 2019 • 0 min
Here’s a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 9th December 2019 in Pod 78 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
Pod 77: Lead Puppeteer Christine Glanville (Part One)
Dec 1, 2019 • 73 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 77 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Dec 1, 2019 • 0 min
Here’s a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 2nd December 2019 in Pod 77 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
Captain Black Friday Top 5 with the Mysterons (and Richard & Jamie)
Nov 28, 2019 • 3 min
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…
Pod 76: Thunderbirds FAB Stage Show with Gavin Robertson (Part 2)
Nov 24, 2019 • 85 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 76 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Nov 23, 2019 • 0 min
Here’s a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 25th November 2019 in Pod 76 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
Pod 75: Thunderbirds FAB with Gavin Robertson
Nov 17, 2019 • 78 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 75 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Nov 16, 2019 • 0 min
Here’s a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 18th November 2019 in Pod 75 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
Pod 74: Alex Bell Continues to be Quite Interesting
Nov 10, 2019 • 91 min
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.…
Teaser: Pod 74 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Nov 9, 2019 • 0 min
Here’s a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 11th November 2019 in Pod 74 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!
Pod 73: QI Elf Alex Bell
Nov 3, 2019 • 79 min
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…
Teaser: Pod 73 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast
Nov 2, 2019 • 0 min
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!
Pod 72: Road Trip to Elstree for a Celebration of ITC
Oct 28, 2019 • 65 min
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…
Pod 71: Rae Earl Revisits Spectrum and Captain Scarlet
Oct 21, 2019 • 94 min
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…
Pod 70: Rae Earl on Captain Scarlet and beyond
Oct 14, 2019 • 74 min
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…
Pod 69: Barry Gray - Music Maestro
Oct 7, 2019 • 68 min
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…
Pod 68: Space 1999 Mastermind with Samira and Kevin
Sep 30, 2019 • 75 min
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…
Pod 67: More Space 1999 with Kevin and Samira
Sep 23, 2019 • 85 min
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…
Pod 66: Space 1999 Breakaway Day with Samira Ahmed and Kevin Fong
Sep 16, 2019 • 83 min
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…
Pod 65: New Space:1999 Audio Series Preview
Sep 9, 2019 • 81 min
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…
Pod 64: John Glen Reveals a FAB Fact!
Sep 2, 2019 • 94 min
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…
Pod 63: James Bond Director John Glen (Part One)
Aug 26, 2019 • 90 min
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…
Pod 62: Kevin Grazier Part Two + Space 1999 News!
Aug 19, 2019 • 101 min
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, like Defiance, Battlestar Galactica, and…
Pod 61: Planetary Scientist Kevin Grazier on Space:1999
Aug 12, 2019 • 78 min
Kevin Grazier is an American planetary physicist who is also known as a science consultant on several television series and movies, most notably the series Defiance, Battlestar Galactica, and Eureka, and the films Gravity and Pirates of the Caribbean:…
Pod 60: Space Precinct Director Alan Birkinshaw
Aug 5, 2019 • 100 min
This week’s feature is with Alan Birkinshaw. 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…
Pod 59: Mary Turner - Puppet Maker and Operator
Jul 29, 2019 • 75 min
This week we’re lucky to have a short interview with the wonderful Mary Turner. 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…
Pod 58: Marc Silk Part 2 - Stingray, Captain Scarlet and beyond
Jul 22, 2019 • 89 min
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!…
Pod 57: Voice Actor Marc Silk (Part One)
Jul 15, 2019 • 90 min
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…
Pod 56: Mike Trim on building models from Scarlet to UFO
Jul 8, 2019 • 86 min
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. Mike was interviewed by Jamie Griffiths for the Captain Scarlet 50th anniversary, and here he talks…
Pod 55: Benji Clifford on the music of Barry Gray
Jul 1, 2019 • 101 min
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…
The Gerry Anderson Podcast Trailer
Jun 29, 2019 • 1 min
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. It’s…
Pod 54: Jake Dudman Makes a Good Impression
Jun 24, 2019 • 85 min
Jake Dudman is an actor and impressionist who shot to fame after uploading his YouTube video of his Matt Smith impression. Jake discusses falling in love with VHS copies of Thunderbirds in the late early 2000s, and the lasting impact that had on his life…
Pod 53: Live at the FAB Worlds of Anderson
Jun 17, 2019 • 94 min
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…
Pod 52: Jon Culshaw on UFO and Space: 1999
Jun 10, 2019 • 103 min
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…
Pod 51: Jon Culshaw on Thunderbirds and Space:1999 (Part One)
Jun 3, 2019 • 104 min
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…
Pod 50: #50Questions - Golden Poddiversary
May 27, 2019 • 114 min
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…
Pod 49: Making the Props from Scarlet to Terrahawks - Peter Holmes
May 20, 2019 • 105 min
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…
Pod 48: Mary Anderson on Space Precinct to New Captain Scarlet
May 13, 2019 • 101 min
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…
Pod 47: Mary Anderson Part Two - Terrahawks to Space Precinct
May 6, 2019 • 100 min
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.…
Pod 46: Mary Anderson - Part One
Apr 29, 2019 • 103 min
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…
Pod 45: Denise Bryer - from Twizzle to Terrahawks
Apr 22, 2019 • 86 min
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…
Pod 44: Thunderbirds Q&A from Andercon 2014
Apr 15, 2019 • 108 min
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…
Pod 43: Derek Meddings - Special FX Legend
Apr 8, 2019 • 93 min
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…
Pod 42: Shane Rimmer Tribute - Remembering the Legendary Actor
Apr 1, 2019 • 90 min
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…
Pod 41: Dirk Maggs Reveals a Previously Unknown Gerry Anderson Project
Mar 25, 2019 • 105 min
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…
Pod 40: Dirk Maggs and the Sound of Supermarionation
Mar 18, 2019 • 93 min
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”. Dirk has been a fan of Gerry Anderson from an early age. In part one of this chat, he talks about Supercar,…
Pod 39: Forces TV on Gerry Anderson’s UFO and Space:1999
Mar 11, 2019 • 95 min
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…
Pod 38: Fun House’s Pat Sharp on Thunderbirds and Beyond
Mar 4, 2019 • 96 min
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…
Pod 37: Marcus Hearn - Gerry Anderson’s Biographer - Part Two
Feb 25, 2019 • 76 min
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,…
Pod 36: Remembering Richard Gregory
Feb 18, 2019 • 84 min
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…
Pod 35: Gerry Anderson’s official biographer Marcus Hearn (Part One)
Feb 11, 2019 • 87 min
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…
Pod 34: Captain Scarlet Angel Voice Liz Morgan (Part Two)
Feb 4, 2019 • 127 min
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…
Pod 33: Captain Scarlet’s Destiny Angel - Liz Morgan (Part One)
Jan 28, 2019 • 150 min
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…
Pod 32: New Captain Scarlet’s Phil Ford - Part Two
Jan 21, 2019 • 102 min
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…
Pod 31: New Captain Scarlet Writer Phil Ford (Part One)
Jan 14, 2019 • 104 min
Phil Ford is best known by Gerry Anderson fans for being the main writer on his 2005 series New Captain Scarlet. 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…
Pod 30: The Gerry Anderson Year in Review - 2018
Jan 7, 2019 • 73 min
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…
Pod 29: Sean Feast on Lionel Anderson - the man who inspired a legend
Dec 31, 2018 • 101 min
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…
Pod 28: Terry Christmas (with Terry Adlam)
Dec 24, 2018 • 128 min
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…
Pod 27: New Captain Scarlet and Terrahawks’ Robbie Stevens
Dec 17, 2018 • 119 min
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…
Pod 26: Crispin Merrell (Part Two) on New Captain Scarlet
Dec 10, 2018 • 102 min
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…
Pod 25: Crispin Merrell (Part One) on Space Precinct
Dec 3, 2018 • 100 min
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…
Pod 24: Remembering TV21 Comic Artist Mike Noble
Nov 26, 2018 • 94 min
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…
Pod 23: Voice of Doctor Who’s Daleks - Nicholas Briggs
Nov 19, 2018 • 138 min
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. We even…
Pod 22: Thunderbirds’ Parker at the Pub
Nov 12, 2018 • 81 min
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,…
Pod 21: Gerry Anderson’s Firestorm part 2 - premiere panel plus interviews
Nov 5, 2018 • 94 min
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…
Pod 20: Gerry Anderson’s Firestorm Premiere
Oct 29, 2018 • 78 min
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…
Pod 19: Puppeteering as a career with Andrew James Spooner
Oct 22, 2018 • 91 min
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…
Pod 18: David Quantick on Thunderbirds, Joe 90 and much more!
Oct 15, 2018 • 83 min
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. David shares his memories and analysis of Gerry…
Pod 17: The Science of Space 1999 with Phil Plait (BadAstronomer)
Oct 8, 2018 • 122 min
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. Phil grew up watching and loving science fiction, which he credits with nurturing…
Pod 16: Mike Tucker on Doctor Who, Red Dwarf and Firestorm
Oct 1, 2018 • 90 min
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…
Pod 15: Thunderbirds’ Scott Tracy aka Shane Rimmer extended interview
Sep 24, 2018 • 122 min
Scott Tracy, pilot of Thunderbird 1, is probably one of the best-known characters of any Gerry Anderson series, and a key part to that success is down to his voice - provided by the inimitable Shane Rimmer. From his early days touring the UK as part of a…
Pod 14: How Mackinnon and Saunders Create our Puppets PLUS Free Terrahawks
Sep 17, 2018 • 108 min
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.…
Pod 13: Mackinnon & Saunders - internationally renowned puppet makers
Sep 10, 2018 • 91 min
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…
Pod 12: Chris Packham [Part 2] on UFO and which series he’d erase forever!
Sep 3, 2018 • 102 min
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. Plus - Firestorm news revealed - see you on 27th October? As…
Pod 11: Chris Packham on Stingray, Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and hating Joe 90!
Aug 27, 2018 • 100 min
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,…
Pod 10: Captain Scarlet, Joe 90 and some exclusives from Network Distributing’s Tim Beddows
Aug 20, 2018 • 118 min
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…
Pod 9: New Captain Scarlet himself Wayne Forester - from Thunderbirds FAB to Firestorm
Aug 13, 2018 • 113 min
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…
Pod 8: BBC News’ Lizo Mzimba - why he loves Joe 90! Thunderbirds Beyond the Horizon, UFO articles, and more!
Aug 6, 2018 • 82 min
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 careers, his Dinky toy collection, Thunderbirds, Joe 90 - and what he loves about Gerry…
Pod 7: Thunderbirds’ David Graham - voice of Parker, Brains, Gordon and many more
Jul 30, 2018 • 91 min
‘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,…
Pod 6: Gary Numan plus Thunderbirds and Space: 1999 news
Jul 23, 2018 • 93 min
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…
Pod 5: Doctor Who’s Sophie Aldred (Ace), listener emails, more Joe 90, and a way to give back
Jul 16, 2018 • 70 min
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…
Pod 4: Lee Sullivan - Thunderbirds, Doctor Who and Transformers comic artist
Jul 9, 2018 • 84 min
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, and Captain Scarlet. Lee shares his earliest memories of Gerry Anderson viewing, how he got started in…
Pod 3: Thunderbirds/Doctor Who’s Sophia Myles (Part 2), International rescue merch, Firestorm theme and more
Jun 30, 2018 • 66 min
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…
Pod 2: Thunderbirds 2004’s Sophia Myles (Part 1), Space: 1999 merch, Ed Bishop videos and more
Jun 30, 2018 • 68 min
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…
Pod 1: The Prequel - An Introductory Episode
Jun 7, 2018 • 10 min
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!