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This week in Gerry Anderson news!

News roundup, immediate launch! News roundup, immediate launch!

This week’s edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast launched on Sunday evening at 7pm UK time, and featured the first part of an interview with Doctor Who star Nicola Bryant, as she recalls childhood memories of watching Stingray, Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet! If you prefer to stick with traditional audio-only rather than our new and improved video format you can still catch it (and all other previous episodes) every week either through our website or via your podcast platform of choice.

Also new this week over on the Gerry Anderson Randomiser Podcast (also available on all podcast platforms) it’s all change in Four Feather Falls as Dusty Becomes Deputy!

This week saw the reveal of our latest model collectible, Thunderbird 2! You can read more about the model, including where to register your interest to get early access when it goes live for pre-order on Friday February 23rd, in this week’s Thunderbirds Thursday article.

To celebrate the launch of the new Thunderbird 2 model, Friday evening saw a special Thunderbirds-themed livestream as Willow, AC, Jack, Ben, and Chris T gathered for a spirited discussion about their favourite Thunderbirds craft!

This week saw the announcement of the catalogue of titles for Record Store Day 2024 – including two 7″ Barry Gray releases! Stingray and UFO will be among the discs you can search for in UK record stores on April 20th 2024, so visit the Record Store Day website to find your nearest participating record store!

February 14th saw the 97th anniversary of the 1927 birth date of actress Lois Maxwell, who voiced Atlanta Shore in Stingray and played Miss Holland in UFO, while popular Anderson episodes premiering this week in decades past include Supercar‘s Precious Cargo (February 11th 1962), Space:1999‘s The Testament of Arkadia (February 12th 1976), the first episode of New Captain Scarlet Instrument of Destruction part 1 (February 12th 2005), Stingray‘s Star of the East (February 14th 1965), Captain Scarlet‘s Fire at Rig 15 (February 16th 1968), Fireball XL5‘s Space Vacation (February 17th 1963), ThunderbirdsThe Duchess Assignment (February 17th 1966) and UFO‘s Timelash (February 17th 1971).

Interception negative – news roundup proceeding to next weekend!

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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