Stand By For Action! 2 – The Final Countdown!

There’s now less than a week to go for Stand By For Action! 2: Tunes of Danger! This Saturday (July 13th), we’ll be hoping to see plenty of our Anderfans at Symphony Hall Birmingham for a night of nostalgic adventure and thrilling action as the music of Gerry Anderson’s worlds are brought to life, all performed by a live orchestra and hosted by Jon Culshaw. Be sure to book your tickets as soon as possible!

The orchestra is firing up its engines and our performers are equipping their arsenals for an evening that celebrates the music of Thunderbirds, Stingray, Space: 1999 and more. If you haven’t done so already, be sure to use our handy guide for everything you need to know about the forthcoming concert, as well as our dedicated mini website to book your tickets and plan your adventure in Birmingham.

To whet your musical appetites further, here’s the finalised setlist for the concert! The concert is split into several distinct sections, each of which is dedicated to a unique aspect of Gerry Anderson’s worlds while ensuring that the full spectrum of his TV shows and films is included. Stand By For Action! 2 also features the first instalment in Anderson Entertainment’s forthcoming multimedia event, Stingray: Deadly UprisingDeadly Concerto!

Spies and Secret Agents

Dick Spanner Theme 
Penelope MI5 
FAB1 chase theme 
First Action Bureau 
The Investigator 
The Protectors

Massive Machines


The Sea and Skies

Terrorfish attack (Stingray) 
March of the Oysters 
Skydiver Launch

The Sun and the Stars

The Solar Plan 
Sun Probe 
Journey to the Far Side of the Sun
Space 1999 Year 2 theme
The Day After Tomorrow
I Wish I Was a Spaceman 

Alien Worlds

Lavender Castle
New Captain Scarlet
Space Precinct
A Matter of Life and Death
UFO ending

Martian Menaces

Captain Scarlet theme
Rock Snakes
S.O.S. song

Terrahawks Suite

Oh, Parker

Stingray: Deadly Concerto

Memories and Reflections


TB Lounge Piano 
A Life Uncharted medley

Big Favourites

Fireball Launch sequence
Joe 90 opening
Space 1999 
Thunderbirds March 

As well as the concert itself, Stand By For Action! 2 will feature several exhibitions and displays of classic Gerry Anderson memorabilia and replica models, interactive features such as photo booths, and Official Gerry Anderson merchandise available prior to the main performance.

Among the merchandise on offer will be Paul Shipper’s marvellous concert poster, while VIP ticket holders will be given exclusive merchandise, including a specially produced concert programme, a Stingray 60th anniversary tote bag, a limited edition Stingray audio drama, a limited edition Stingray art print, and a copy of the cooperative card game Thunderbirds: Danger Zone.

From 60th anniversary celebrations of Stingray to enthralling musical medleys of all your favourite Anderson classic themes, Stand By For Action! 2: Tunes of Danger promises to be a celebration of Gerry Anderson’s worlds like no other.

Book your tickets now for Stand By For Action! 2!

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Written by
Fred McNamara

Atomic-powered writer/editor. Website editor at Official Gerry Anderson. Author of Flaming Thunderbolts: The Definitive Story of Terrahawks. Also runs Gerry Anderson comic book blog Sequential 21.

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