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All About Thunderbirds

Documentary telling the story of enduring 1960s children's animated marionette show Thunderbirds. Featuring interviews with creator Gerry Anderson, as well as cast, crew and fans.

Documentary telling the story of enduring 1960s children's animated marionette show, Thunderbirds. Creator Gerry Anderson, as well as cast, crew and fans, reveal how space travel and new technology promised an exciting future, as Thunderbirds captured the spirit of the age. There's a look at how Gerry's team created futuristic special effects from their humble studios in Slough and why the show was axed after just 32 episodes. Contributors include the voice of Lady Penelope, Sylvia Anderson.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 15 Dec 2009 23:00

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • The Spencer Davis Group

    Gimme Some Lovin'

  • The James Taylor Quartet

    The Block

  • The James Taylor Quartet

    Do It

  • Max Bygraves

    You Need Hands

  • Procol Harum

    A Whiter Shade Of Pale

  • Snow Patrol

    Run

  • Fontella Bass

    Rescue Me

Credit

Role Contributor
Participant Sylvia Anderson

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