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Fireball XL5: Cloud of a Billion Lights on vinyl

With the 60th anniversary of Fireball XL5 looming, Anderson Entertainment has decided to re-launch the iconic and collectable Century 21 record label originally formed in 1965! Using the same “21 minutes of adventure” concept and mirroring the original artwork which has become iconic in its own right, the series kicks off with the Fireball XL5 audio adventure Cloud of a Billion Lights, to be released on October 28th 2022 – 60 years to the day from the UK TV debut of the series! The label artwork is true to the original also, and each one will be pressed on coloured vinyl and limited to just 1000 copies worldwide. This first release is presented on ‘fireball yellow’ vinyl – It will not be repressed, when it is gone, it is gone!

A brand new 21 minutes of adventure initially produced for Network Distributing for inclusion in their Fireball XL5 Blu-ray set in 2021, Cloud of a Billion Lights stars Marc Silk as Steve Zodiac, Genevieve Gaunt as Dr. Venus, Nicholas Briggs as Professor Matthew Matic, and Jamie Anderson as Robert the Robot. Written and directed by Nicholas Briggs, the story is now specially re-edited and pressed on limited edition vinyl for 2022 – Fireball‘s 60th anniversary year – and is now available for pre-order! 


Written by
Chris Dale

Writer, editor & voice actor on Big Finish's Doctor Who, Terrahawks, Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet audio ranges. Host of the Randomiser on the Gerry Anderson Podcast.

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