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This week in Gerry Anderson news!

Take a letter Tin-Tin – it’s time for this week’s Gerry Anderson news roundup!

This week’s edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast launched on Sunday evening, and featured the second part of an interview with actor and director Sam Clemens, plus UFO on the Randomiser! 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) Moonbase Alpha had a memorable visit from Space:1999‘s Brian the Brain!

This weekend the Official Gerry Anderson Store is running a 3 for 2 offer on all DVDs and Blu-rays! Got any gaps in your collection? Now’s the time to fill them!

Do you know your SHEF from your SHADO? You can brush up on Anderson acronyms in a new article here!

Why was it necessary for International Rescue to remain TOP SECRET? You can read all about the organisation’s security measures in this week’s Thunderbirds Thursday article here!

Have you booked your tickets for this year’s Stand by for Action 2 concert yet? Hosted by Jon Culshaw, this unique new concert celebrates the enduring legacy of Anderson’s creations, blending nostalgia with the thrill of live music for a night that will resonate with fans of all ages. Featuring a very special surprise performance to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Stingray in 2024, Stand by for Action 2 promises to be another FAB celebration of all things Anderson – so book your tickets now!

Celebrating a birthday this week (May 14th) was Space:1999 star (and Protectors guest star) Prentis Hancock, while May 15th was also the 95th anniversary of the birth of actor David Healy, who voiced many characters in Captain Scarlet, Joe 90, The Secret Service and Space Precinct. Popular Anderson episodes that first aired in the UK this week in years past include Fireball XL5‘s Trial by Robot (May 12th 1963), Captain Scarlet‘s The Inquisition (May 12th 1968), Supercar‘s Deep Seven (May 13th 1961), New Captain Scarlet‘s The Achilles Messenger (May 14th 2005), Stingray’s Sea of Oil (May 16th 1965), and TerrahawksTerratomb (May 17th 1986).

Get me some more coffee, Tin-Tin – it’s a long week until the next Gerry Anderson news roundup!

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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