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The Gerry Anderson Podcast

Sep 24, 2018

Scott Tracy, pilot of Thunderbird 1, is probably one of the best-known and loved characters of any Gerry Anderson series, and a key part to that success is down to his voice - provided by the inimitable Shane Rimmer.

This week Jamie and Shane chat through Shane's career - from his early days touring the UK as part of a...

Sep 17, 2018

Continuing on from Pod 13, hear the brilliant team from Mackinnon and Saunders talk about the development of a brand new generation of Gerry Anderson puppets.

We also discuss CGI vs puppetry, and why puppetry is still relevant to a modern kids audience.

Plus news, listeners emails, and a trip in a familiar...

Sep 10, 2018

The team at Mackinnon and Saunders have produced puppets for some of the highest profile puppet films and TV shows over the last 20 years including creating stop-motion puppets for Tim Burton and Wes Anderson, they also created the puppets for Gerry Anderson’s 1999 series Lavender Castle. Their work can be regularly...

Sep 3, 2018

Chris Packham joins us for part 2 of his interview. When we left him last week, Joe 90 had almost driven him away from Gerry Anderson shows forever. But thankfully UFO brought him right back.
Chris also has to go through Jamie's quick-fire round choosing which vehicle to have for a day, which character he'd be and...