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Pod 155: Michael Shanks talks Thunderbirds

Michael Shanks is a filmmaker based in Melbourne. In part one of his chat with Jamie on this week’s edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast, he discusses how he first discovered Thunderbirds, why he loves the fact that he can identify the puppets as puppets, and how puppetry and special effects fit into the contemporary world of modern filmmaking. Plus, lots and lots of Australian accents!

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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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