Tributes – Gerry Anderson http://gerryanderson.co.uk Sun, 11 Mar 2018 17:38:30 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.4 Richard James and Jamie Anderson present all the latest Gerry Anderson news - covering all of his legacy shows - Thunderbirds, Captain Scalet, Space: 1999, Terrahawks and many more. With competitions, quizzes and other fun. Contribute to the show live each month via Facebook or catch up on YouTube or iTunes. Tributes – Gerry Anderson clean episodic Tributes – Gerry Anderson fablive@gerryanderson.co.uk fablive@gerryanderson.co.uk (Tributes – Gerry Anderson) The Gerry Anderson video podcast with Richard James and Jamie Anderson Tributes – Gerry Anderson http://gerryanderson.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/powerpress/FAB_live_sq.jpg http://gerryanderson.co.uk/category/tributes/ 64383108 Martin Landau Has Died http://gerryanderson.co.uk/martin-landau-died/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/martin-landau-died/#respond Mon, 17 Jul 2017 05:39:48 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=4423 We are very sorry to hear that Martin Landau, best known to Anderson fans as Commander Koenig in Space: 1999, has died aged 89. The death was announced by his publicist Dick Guttman early this morning, saying: “We are overcome with sadness.” He died on Saturday in Los Angeles of “unexpected complications” following a hospital …

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Geoffrey Bayldon has died http://gerryanderson.co.uk/geoffrey-bayldon-died/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/geoffrey-bayldon-died/#respond Fri, 12 May 2017 07:35:50 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=4208 We were sad to hear about the death of Geoffrey Bayldon, who has passed away at the age of 93. He was best known as Catweazle and playing the Crowman in Worzel Gummidge, but also appeared on Space:1999 in the episode One Moment of Humanity, and countless other shows; Doctor Who, Star Cops, and The …

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UFO Writer Ruric Powell Has Died http://gerryanderson.co.uk/ufo-writer-ruric-powell-died/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/ufo-writer-ruric-powell-died/#respond Mon, 03 Apr 2017 10:32:37 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=4091 We were saddened to hear over the weekend that Ruric Powell, writer of the classic UFO episodes ‘The Dalotek Affair’ and ‘Conflict’, has died. He was 84. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. Photo credit: Steve Hardy

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CG VFX Pioneer Ron Thornton has Died http://gerryanderson.co.uk/cg-vfx-pioneer-ron-thornton-died/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/cg-vfx-pioneer-ron-thornton-died/#respond Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:09:16 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=3673 We’re very sorry to hear that CG VFX pioneer Ron Thornton has died after a long illness. Known throughout the industry, Ron famously worked as VFX designer and producer on Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Enterprise and Babylon 5. He joined the Anderson family in 2005 joining New Captain Scarlet as CGI line producer. Much …

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The Protectors’ Robert Vaughn has Died http://gerryanderson.co.uk/protectors-robert-vaughn-died/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/protectors-robert-vaughn-died/#respond Fri, 11 Nov 2016 19:34:27 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=3640 We’re very sad to hear that Robert Vaughn died today after a brief battle with acute leukaemia. He was 83. His best-known role, and the one that made him an international name, was as Napoleon Solo in The Man From U.N.C.L.E. The somewhat implausible, but extremely popular NBC series originally ran between 1964 and 1968. He …

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Thunderbirds – What’s In A Name? http://gerryanderson.co.uk/whats-in-a-name/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/whats-in-a-name/#respond Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:55:19 +0000 http://gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=3561 Many enthusiasts of Gerry Anderson’s arguably most famous creation, Thunderbirds, know that the inspiration for the series had something to do with his older brother Lionel, who fought and died flying for the RAF in the Second World War. Many believe too that the name, Thunderbirds, stems from Lionel’s wartime pilot training in the United …

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The Characters of Sylvia Anderson http://gerryanderson.co.uk/the-characters-of-sylvia-anderson/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/the-characters-of-sylvia-anderson/#comments Sat, 19 Mar 2016 16:01:29 +0000 http://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=2702 As well as having a large part in devising some of the world famous Supermarionation series, the late Sylvia Anderson also utilised her talents as a voice artist and played many of the roles which she felt suited her. This of course culminated in her portrayal of Lady Penelope in Thunderbirds. However, her involvement in …

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Sylvia Anderson (1927 -2016) http://gerryanderson.co.uk/sylvia-anderson-has-died/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/sylvia-anderson-has-died/#comments Wed, 16 Mar 2016 09:08:23 +0000 http://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=2691 Sylvia Anderson who, with her former husband Gerry, created television classics Thunderbirds, Stingray, Captain Scarlet and many more has died, aged 88. She was also a voice artist on all of the Supermarionation series, most famously providing the voice of Lady Penelope. Her daughter, Dee Anderson said that she was, “a mother and a legend”, who …

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Campaign for blue plaques in honour of Gerry Anderson http://gerryanderson.co.uk/campaign-for-blue-plaque-in-honour-of-gerry-anderson/ Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:00:27 +0000 http://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=2608 The Historic Kilburn Plaque Scheme (HKPS) is raising £2500 to fund two blue plaques to commemorate Gerry Anderson, the creator of Thunderbirds. Gerry grew up in Kilburn and attended Kingsgate Primary School. One plaque will be on his old school in Kingsgate Road and the other on the Sidney Boyd Court estate where he lived …

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Thunderbirds Puppeteer Judith Shutt has Died http://gerryanderson.co.uk/thunderbirds-puppeteer-judith-shutt-has-died/ http://gerryanderson.co.uk/thunderbirds-puppeteer-judith-shutt-has-died/#respond Fri, 15 May 2015 14:24:09 +0000 http://www.gerryanderson.co.uk/?p=2075 We were very sorry to hear that AP Films and Century 21 puppeteer Judith Shutt passed away this morning. She was 74. From the early days of AP Films at Islet Park, through the move to Ipswich Road and AP Film’s transition to Century 21, Judith Shutt was an essential part of the sculpting and …

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