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This week in Gerry Anderson news!

“The Gerry Anderson news roundup – the jump off point for humanity’s first momentous journey to the stars!” Or at least Birmingham…

This week’s edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast launched in its new Sunday night timeslot, and featured the second part of an interview with puppeteer Ronnie Le Drew – and friends! 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) Thunderbirds 1 and 2 faced Danger at Ocean Deep as they raced to save the crew of the Ocean Pioneer II!

Tickets are now on general sale for the Stand by for Action 2 concert at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on July 13th! Hosted by Jon Culshaw and Genevieve Gaunt, 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! Get your tickets here!

The Day After Tomorrow/Into Infinity limited edition Blu-ray release is now available to pre-order from the Official Gerry Anderson Store! This new release of the 1975 Gerry Anderson television special features a new AI-upscale restoration of the best surviving copy, plus several exciting new bonus features (covered in this new article) including a 40-minute documentary featuring cast members Brian Blessed, Nick Tate and Katharine Levy! This new edition is limited to 1000 copies, and will begin shipping from the Official Gerry Anderson Store in early February!

This week’s Thunderbirds Thursday article highlighted must-have collectibles for ultimate fans, and spotlighted the new Scalextric release of FAB 1! Have you added ‘er ladyship’s roller to your Scalextric collection yet?

January 22nd marked the 88th anniversary of the birth of The Protectors star Nyree Dawn Porter, while popular Anderson episodes that first aired in the UK this week in years past include Space:1999‘s Missing Link (January 22nd 1976), Stingray‘s The Big Gun (January 24th 1965), Captain Scarlet’s Crater 101 (January 26th 1968), Fireball XL5‘s The Triads (January 27th 1963), and Thunderbirds‘ Cry Wolf (January 27th 1966).

“You have survived your journey through the Gerry Anderson news roundup, and emerged on the other side! One thing is sure; this is not the final word…” So join us again next week!

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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