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This week in Gerry Anderson news! (March 18th 2023)

This week in Gerry Anderson News

It’s been another bumper week of excitement in our corner of the Anderson universe – here’s all the things you need to know!

This week’s edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast launched on Monday with the first part of an interview with author Andrew E.C. Gaska regarding Space:1999, and his upcoming graphic novel  based on the series To Everything That Was – which is still available to pre-order from the Official Gerry Anderson Store! If you missed this week’s episode you can catch it (and all other previous episodes) 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) Troy Tempest faces death as Titan hatches his most devious scheme of all, in the Stingray episode The Master Plan!

The popularity of the recent archive podcast interview with Century 21 Merchandising head Keith Shackleton inspired a new video series over on the Official Gerry Anderson YouTube channel, where Keith tells the Story of the TV21 Comic Empire – and part 3 is available from today!

This week also saw several exciting Anderson-related announcements from Big Finish Productions, including the launch of Breaking Point, the latest volume in their UFO audio drama series, plus the news of re-releases for the Fireball XL5 audio drama Cloud of a Billion Lights and the Stingray audio drama Terror Fake, both previously only available as part of the deluxe editions of their respective Blu-ray releases. For more info on these titles, check out our news article here!

On Friday David Munday joined Joe 90 superfans Jamie Anderson and Jack Knoll for a frank and fair exchange of views on Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s 1968 Supermarionation series – ending with the exciting announcement that a Joe 90 tech manual is on the way! More details coming soon…

On Thursday we paid tribute to the legendary Sylvia Anderson on the seventh anniversary of her passing, while popular Anderson episodes that first aired in the UK this week in years past include Stingray‘s Treasure Down Below (March 14th 1965), Captain Scarlet’s Noose of Ice (March 12th 1968), Joe 90‘s Attack of the Tiger (March 16th 1969), and ThunderbirdsMartian Invasion! (March 17th 1966).

That’s all the news for this week – but stand by for more action 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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