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This week it's the first of 3 episodes featuring Dr David Parker - the European Space Agency's director of human and robotic exploration. As a lifelong Gerry Anderson fan, David shares his fascination with shows like Thunderbirds, as well as hinting at how Gerry Anderson vehicles and technology are beginning to become a reality today.We've also got the usual FAB Facts, some Gerry Anderson jokes, news, the Randomiser and all the usual gubbins that Richard, Jamie and Chris come up with.1:00 Introductions and avoidance of anything Joe 90 related2:40 FAB Facts10:50 Some Gerry Anderson 'jokes'11:50 Tweets from the Anderverse13:00 The Gerry Anderson News18:00 News of the latest Podsteron fanzine and emails from our listeners21:00 Dr David Parker from ESA37:00 The Randomiser1:10:00 Jamie shares a personal anecdote 1:15:45 90 Joe 90 facts... sort of.
This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 70 you'll hear our new item: Plot of Peril, a Terrahawks Randomiser from Chris Dale, the Gerry Anderson news and this week's feature interview with Captain Scarlet fanatic Rae Earl. Rae Earl is a broadcaster and writer and is best known for writing the 2007 book My Fat Mad Teenage Diary which went on to be produced for television and was screened on E4 from 2013 to 2015. She's also written non-fiction books including It's All In Your Head: A Guide to Getting Your Sh*t Together. Rae and Jamie were brought together via a #SpaceWar initiated by Big Finish Productions on Twitter, and they chatted about many Gerry Anderson shows but particularly focussed on Captain Scarlet. This week's interview is part one of their chat with part 2 to follow in Pod 71. News items and Links: *Check out the Terrahawks Day collection *Thunderbirds pin badges *Space 1999 on the Horror Channel *Follow Rae Earl on Twitter Hosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard James Randomiser: Chris Dale Editor: Laura Samulionyte Produced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 71 you'll hear a new Plot of Peril, a canine-infused Randomiser from Chris Dale, the Gerry Anderson news and this week's feature - the second part of Jamie's interview with Captain Scarlet fanatic Rae Earl.Rae Earl is a broadcaster and writer and is best known for writing the 2007 book My Fat Mad Teenage Diary which went on to be produced for television and was screened on E4 from 2013 to 2015. She's also written non-fiction books including It's All In Your Head: A Guide to Getting Your Sh*t Together.Rae and Jamie return for the second part of their chat which covers multiple Gerry Anderson shows, but centres on Captain Scarlet - a show that she is incredibly passionate about.News items and Links:The official Stingray WASP hoodieThe (almost sold out) Thunderbirds Christmas JumperSpace 1999 on the Horror ChannelFollow Rae Earl on TwitterHosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard JamesRandomiser: Chris DaleEditor: Laura SamulionyteProduced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 73 Jamie heads to the QI offices in Covent Garden to chat to Alex Bell. Alex is a QI Elf - that is - a researcher for Quite Interesting.Alex is a designer, editor, writer and researcher who first discovered Thunderbirds in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He also makes occasional appearances on the No Such Thing as a Fish podcast.Jamie and Alex talk about the Supermarionation era, FAB Facts makes a welcome return, the Plot of Peril continues, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and a stealthy Randomiser from Chris.News items and Links:Grab the UFO PosterFollow Alex Bell on TwitterFollow QI on TwitterSee our latest Gerry Anderson PrimersHosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard JamesRandomiser: Chris DaleEditor: Laura SamulionyteProduced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
This week Richard continues chatting to performer Gavin Robertson about the iconic Thunderbirds stage show of the 1980s and 90s: Thunderbirds F.A.B! This week we touch on its West End premiere and how the show lasted for for more than a decade.FAB Facts is back with a personal story from Gerry Anderson's incredible life and career, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris is back on the case with the Randomiser.News items and Links:Follow Gavin Robertson on TwitterSign up for the Captain Black Friday priority listSee our latest Gerry Anderson PrimersRemember you can always email us your questions or thoughts: podcast@gerryanderson.co.ukHosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard JamesRandomiser: Chris DaleEditor: Laura SamulionyteProduced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
This week we're joined by Hugo-award-winning science fiction Robert J Sawyer, who talks us through his earliest Gerry Anderson experiences and observations particularly focussed on Supercar and Fireball XL5.There are plenty of plugs for Richard's new book: The Body in the Trees, but don't worry - there's plenty of other Anderson goodness including the Randomiser and FAB Facts!2:00 Opening ceremonies and some plugging of Richard’s new book: The Body in the Trees7:15 FAB Facts20:00 Some more emails from our Podsterons29:17 Part one of our podcast interview with science fiction author Robert J Sawyer52:40 Another email - can you help track down a Lyons Maid Fireball XL5 model?53:50 This week’s Randomiser - someone needs to be talked down!1:17:00 We wrap things up for Pod 83Links:Robert J Sawyer's website: http://www.sfwriter.comSpace 1999 Blu-ray: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-setGerry Anderson Store clearance section: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearanceGrab Richard's book - Bowman of the Yard: http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.ukThe Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons
Morris Bright is back for part two of our chat about everything Anderson, everything Elstree, and everything entertainment. Plus everything you've come to expect - including the return of the Plot of Peril!1:00 - Welcome one and all. Do you like our new intro?3:00 - This week's FAB Fact6:55 - Messages from the Podsterons7:50 - Gerry Anderson News including information about Anderson Insiders!19:00 - More Podsteron messages and questions23:10 - The Plot of Peril RETURNS!25:30 - Part two of our chat with the marvellous Morris Bright of Elstree Studios47:00 - our brief thoughts on Morris's comments and a few more Podsteron messages56:00 - The Randomiser from the marvellous Chris Dale1:30:14 - Rounding things off for this week.LinksBecome an Anderson Insider!: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32485050The Gerry Anderson Randomiser Podcast: https://gerry-anderson-randomiser.captivate.fm/
This week we're giving you another free sample of something from Captain Scarlet, but this time it's a 15 minute sample of one of the Spectrum Files enhanced audiobooks - Spectrum File Three.Plus the usual FAB Facts, Gerry Anderson News, a surprise for Jamie, and Chris Dale's incredible Randomiser.1:00 - Introductory stuff5:45 - FAB Facts10:00 - Listener messages and emails12:00 - Gerry Anderson News 20:00 - Spectrum File 3 featuring Liz Morgan, Wayne Forester and David Graham42:00 - The Randomiser
This week it's Space Precinct's Will Barton - together with Boris Johnson (British Prime Minister) who Will is playing in the Temptation of Boris Johnson in theatres around the UK.1:00 A very special introduction from the Prime Minister - Boris Johnson!1:30 Opening ceremonies5:00 FAB Facts9:30 Podsteron emails12:30 Gerry Anderson News17:00 More Podsteron emails & messages including a touching story from Willow21:30 Will Barton on Space Precinct, Gerry Anderson, Doctor Who and The Last Temptation of Boris Johnson.47:40 Our thoughts on the interview50:50 Chris Dale's amazing Randomiser1:12:50 Wrapping things upLinks:The Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons
This week we bid a fond farewell to Nicholas Parsons and Alan Pattillo. But it's not all sad stuff. We've got a great FAB Fact, Gerry Anderson News, a Randomiser and our feature this week - the first 15 minutes of Terrahawks: The Sale of the Galaxy featuring the late Nicholas Parsons as big-time gameshow host Nickel-plate Starsons.2:59 FAB Facts10:26 The Gerry Anderson News19:45 Podsteron emails about Nicholas Parsons22:50 Terrahawks: The Sale of the Galaxy - starring Nicholas Parsons44:00 Jamie and Richard's reflections on Nicholas44:40 Podsteron messages about Alan Pattillo47:00 Chris Dale's Randomiser1:07:00 Wrapping things upLinks:The Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons
This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 72 we take our first ever podcast road trip to a Celebration of ITC at Elstree Studios. But don't worry - we still have all of your favourites like the Randomiser from Chris Dale, the Gerry Anderson news and the Plot of Peril.At Elstree we speak to Matt Zimmerman - known to many of you as Alan Tracy from Thunderbirds, and Laraine Humphrys who appeared in several episodes of Space:1999 and has fond memories of Martin Landau.News items and Links:More about the ITC2 Celebration eventGrab the TV21 bundleSee our latest Gerry Anderson PrimersHosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard JamesRandomiser: Chris DaleEditor: Laura SamulionyteProduced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
This week we bring you a rude FAB Fact, a sleepy Randomiser, News, and a free episode of Captain Scarlet narrated by Ed Bishop: The Heart of New York.1:00 Introductory ceremonies4:45 FAB Facts - The problems with The Protectors9:30 Podsteron emails and Richard's gubbins12:00 Gerry Anderson News17:30 Podsteron Facebook news messages20:00 Captain Scarlet: The Heart of New York44:55 Tweets from our Podsterons48:40 The RandomiserTDAT Books: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=into+infinity+bookTDAT Primer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uHOCA_hpsVkCaptain Scarlet Titles t-shirt: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/search?type=product&q=captain+scarlet+titlesTop 5 Gerry Anderson theme songs: https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/top-5-gerry-anderson-theme-songs/Gerry Anderson Bargains on eBay: https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/andersonentertainmentA21: Captain Scarlet Escapes Death: https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/ochre-escapes-death/
This week we are once again joined by Hugo-award-winning science fiction Robert J Sawyer, who talks us through more of his Gerry Anderson experiences and observations particularly focussed on the Supermarionation eraPlus some exciting news about an archive find and auction, a new primer, merch and more. Chris brings us a series opener in the Randomiser, plus Gerry Anderson news and FAB Facts! Wow. What a lot of Anderson goodness!2:00 Opening ceremonies and some plugging of Richard’s new book: The Body in the Trees4:40 FAB Facts9:20 Podsteron email and chat about recycling and scrapping of models11:40 The Gerry Anderson News including information about the Space Models auction.19:05 Gerry Anderson themed tube stations. Which is your favourite?21:15 Part two of our interview with Robert J Sawyer41:03 Some Tweets from our Podsterons43:45 The Randomiser with Chris Dale55:30 Wrapping up and goodbyes!Links:Robert J Sawyer's website: http://www.sfwriter.comGerry Anderson vehicles mugSpace 1999 Blu-ray: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-setSpace Models Gerry Anderson items auction newsThe Arthur Provis Story from Chris DaleThe latest Gerry Anderson PrimerGrab Richard's book - Bowman of the Yard: http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.ukThe Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons
This week Richard has been chatting to performer Gavin Robertson about the iconic Thunderbirds stage show of the 1980s and 90s: Thunderbirds F.A.B!FAB Facts is back with another look at what might have been in Anderson years gone by, the Plot of Peril continues, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris returns a potential treacherous Randomiser.News items and Links:Follow Gavin Robertson on TwitterSign up for the Captain Black Friday priority listSee our latest Gerry Anderson PrimersHosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard JamesRandomiser: Chris DaleEditor: Laura SamulionyteProduced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
Arthur Provis was the 'P' of AP Films (the 'A' being Anderson!) was Gerry Anderson's original business partner. This week we're lucky enough to have a short archive interview courtesy of Gerry Hughes (thanks Gerry!).4:40 We've a brand new FAB Fact form the worlds of Gerry Anderson that we think nobody will have heard before - how the lip-sync from the Supermarionation era could have been very different indeed!8:30 Thousands of messages flooded in from all over the world on the anniversary of Gerry Anderson's passing - here are just a few of them that we loved.11:00 We also have your usual dose of Gerry Anderson news. If you'd like to pick up a copy of the heavily discounted Space 1999 Series 1 Blu-ray then head over to the Gerry Anderson store, and while you're there check out the rest of the clearance section. Also make sure you email us with your hopes, dreams and requests for 2020 to podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk15:10 Richard plugs his new book - Bowman of the Yard: The Body in the Trees17:30 Listener emails from the Christmas period.22:40 A short but sweet archive interview with Arthur Provis care of Gerry Hughes. Arthur chats about his early years, starting (and leaving) AP Films plus his other work and productions like Space Patrol.37:00 The first Randomiser of 2020 for Chris Dale. Let's hope it's a good one to set the tone for the year!Links:Space 1999 Blu-ray: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-setGerry Anderson Store clearance section: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearanceGrab Richard's book - Bowman of the Yard: http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.ukThe Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons
This week on the Gerry Anderson Podcast Pod 74 Jamie heads back to the QI offices in Covent Garden to chat to Alex Bell. Alex is a QI Elf - that is - a researcher for Quite Interesting, and occasional host of the fantastic No Such Thing as a Fish podcast.Alex is a designer, editor, writer and researcher who first discovered Thunderbirds in the late 1990s and early 2000s.Jamie and Alex talk about more Thunderbirds stuff and about many more shows beyond! The Plot of Peril continues, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris returns with another hefty dose of the Randomiser.News items and Links:Get yourself some Fireball XL5 gearGrab the UFO PosterFollow Alex Bell on TwitterFollow QI on TwitterSee our latest Gerry Anderson PrimersHosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard JamesRandomiser: Chris DaleEditor: Laura SamulionyteProduced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
David Holt is our special guest this week, and this week you'll hear part one of his chat with Jamie. David is a highly experienced voice artist who worked with Gerry Anderson on his 1999 series Lavender Castle.1:00 - Introductions, including a special welcome from someone important!4:10 - FAB Facts is back (well, it always is, isn't it?)9:45 - Podsteron messages from across the Anderverse!14:00 - Gerry Anderson News21:30 - More Podsteron messages and other gubbins from Richard and Jamie28:30 - Part One of our chat with David Holt - voice of Captain Thrice and Sproggle from Lavender Castle51:20 - Post interview chat and a couple more messages from Podsterons55:20 - Chris Dale's Randomiser is here... and it might be a long one!LinksThe Gerry Anderson StoreHead straight to our Easter SaleRead the latest article on the Gerry Anderson website
Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 27th April 2020 in Pod 98 of the Gerry Anderson Podcast!https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 11th May 2020 for the 100th edition of the Gerry Anderson Podcast!https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
It's the penultimate part of our archive interview with Christine Glanville this week, with her talking us through Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Joe 90.Plus the usual FAB Facts, news, Plot of Peril winner, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris is back on the case with the Randomiser - and it's a special one this week thanks to a gift from Marina!Don't forget to post on social media on 26th December to remember Gerry Anderson using the hashtag #CheersGerryAndersonNews items and Links:Space 1999 CalendarTerrahawks calendarChristmas Gift guideSee our latest Gerry Anderson PrimersRemember you can always email us your questions or thoughts: podcast@gerryanderson.co.ukHosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard JamesRandomiser: Chris DaleEditor: Laura SamulionyteProduced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
Samira Ahmed and Kevin Fong are back to carry on their discussion about their favourite (and least favourite) Space:1999 episodes. We even touch on Dragon's Domain this week. Plus Quick Fire Fives, FAB Facts, Gerry Anderson news and the Randomiser - all the usual stuff you've come to expect from the Gerry Anderson podcast!
Space:1999 is coming back thanks to Big Finish Productions, and in this week you can hear the first 15 minutes of Breakaway which is being released this Breakaway Day (13th September 2019). We have a FAB Fact straight from the M1, some Space:1999-y Quick Fire Fives, Chris is back with the Randomiser, Gerry Anderson News and all the usual stuff. 
Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 23rd December 2019 in Pod 80 of the (slightly festive) Gerry Anderson podcast!https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
Here's a quick teaser of what you can expect on Monday 6th January 2020 in Pod 82 of the Gerry Anderson podcast!https://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/podcast
We have more from our wonderful archive interview with Christine Glanville this week, with her talking us through the secrets of StingrayPlus the usual FAB Facts, news, Plot of Peril reminder, plus there's Gerry Anderson news and Chris is back on the case with the Randomiser.News items and Links:Space 1999 CalendarTerrahawks calendarChristmas Gift guideSee our latest Gerry Anderson PrimersRemember you can always email us your questions or thoughts: podcast@gerryanderson.co.ukHosts: Jamie Anderson and Richard JamesRandomiser: Chris DaleEditor: Laura SamulionyteProduced and Distributed by Anderson Entertainment
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Started
Jun 7th, 2018
Latest Episode
Jul 6th, 2020
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Weekly
No. of Episodes
146
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About 1 hour
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