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'Thunderbirds Are Go' Becomes All Too Real With Yellow Sub Thames Stunt [Photos]

It was a blast from the past for 'Thunderbirds' fans as the iconic yellow submarine known as Thunderbird 4 was seen taking a spin on the River Thames in London today (April 2nd 2015) ahead...

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John Blundall, a puppeteer who created characters for beloved children's series Thunderbirds, has died, aged 77. He reportedly suffered a heart attack on Tuesday (19Aug14). Blundall's best known creation was Parker, Lady Penelope's chauffeur. He...

See How 'Thunderbirds' Was Made In Upcoming Documentary 'Filmed In Supermarionation' [Trailer & Pictures]

Ever wanted to know how Thunderbirds was filmed? Or how the cast and crew managed to create a series which remains alive and well in the popular imagination? Well this is your chance as a...

David Graham Returning To Thunderbirds As Lady Penelope's Driver

Veteran Thunderbirds star David Graham is set to reprise his role as the voice of Lady Penelope's devoted chauffeur in the upcoming Tv remake.The character actor, famous for uttering the words "Yes M'Lady" as driver...

Rosamund Pike Chosen To Voice Lady Penelope In New 'Thunderbirds' Re-boot

Rosamund Pike has been selected to provide the voice for Lady Penelope in an all-new version of the hit puppet adventure show Thunderbirds. Pike will join the likes of Kayvan Novak, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, David Menkin,...

Thunderbirds (And David Graham As Parker) Are Go!

The sole member of the original Thunderbirds cast returning for the ITV remake is Parker, and what a fitting return it is. Parker was always there, always reliable, and when the franchise came knocking for...

Gerry Anderson's Son Launches Campaign To Fund Final Books

Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson's son has launched a Kickstarter.com campaign to help fund the release of his final books.The Tv mogul, who was famed for his puppet-based adventure shows, passed away in December (12), and...

Gerry Anderson's Son Finds Stash Of Unseen Tv Scripts

Gerry Anderson's son has discovered a treasure trove of previously unseen Tv scripts written by the Thunderbirds creator before his death.The Tv mogul, who was famed for his puppet-based adventure shows, passed away in December...

Thunderbirds Are Go! Itv To Remake Classic Children's Tv Series

The Thunderbirds remake has been given the green-light, with ITV and The Hobbit studio in New Zealand teaming up to work on a new instalment of the classic children's television series. A 2015 release date...

Thunderbirds To Make Return To U.k Tv Screens

Everyone's favourite strings-attached pals, the timeless Thunderbirds puppets are set to return to screens in 2015, Sky News reports. This might be better for the generation of kids that grew up watching Thunderbirds and Captain...

Lord Of The Rings Effects Team To Bring Thunderbirds Back

Thunderbirds are go once again - the team behind the visual effects on The Lord Of The Rings and Avatar have been hired to work on an update of the classic 1960s kids show.The Weta...

Thunderbirds Creator Gerry Anderson Laid To Rest

Hundreds of mourners turned out to remember Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson at his funeral on Friday (11Jan13).Fans and former colleagues turned up to a chapel in Reading, south east England, to pay their respects to...

Captain Scarlet And Thunderbirds Creator, Gerry Anderson, Dies Age 83.

Jamie Anderson, Gerry Anderson's son, made the announcement via his website on Boxing Day. The statement said: "I'm very sad to announce the death of my father, Thunderbirds creator, Gerry Anderson. He died peacefully in...

Puppet Master Gerry Anderson Dies On Christmas Day

Gerry Anderson, the brains behind Tv puppet heroes the Thunderbirds, has died, aged 83.He passed away on Christmas Day (25Dec12), according to a post on his son Jamie's website. Anderson was born in London...

Puppet Master Gerry Anderson Dies On Christmas Day

Gerry Anderson, the brains behind Tv puppet heroes the Thunderbirds, has died, aged 83.He passed away on Christmas Day (25Dec12), according to a post on his son Jamie's website. Anderson was born in London...

Gerry Anderson Has Alzheimer's Disease

Gerry Anderson, the creator of classic TV series Thunderbirds, has Alzheimer's disease.The 83-year-old British writer and director, who was diagnosed 18 months ago, spoke for the first time about his condition at a special event...

Bill Paxton To Direct Kung Fu?

Thunderbirds star Bill Paxton is set to bring another major TV series to the big screen - he's in talks to direct a movie adaptation of David Carradine's hit show Kung Fu.Black Swan screenwriter John...

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A puppet from hit TV series Thunderbirds has sold at a London auction for $53,760 (£33,600) - three times its estimate. The Lady Penelope marionette was won by a bidder from New Zealand at the...

Thunderbirds Puppet Up For Auction

A puppet from hit TV series Thunderbirds is expected to raise $16,000 (£10,000) when it goes under the hammer.The Lady Penelope marionette, one of the lead characters from the 1960s adventure show, will go up...

Thunderbirds Are Go Again?

The creator of British TV series THUNDERBIRDS has announced plans for a modern reboot of the 1960s classic.Gerry Anderson wants to bring his team of International Rescue adventurers back to life using animated graphics, instead...

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U.S. TV network NBC has commissioned a $26 million (GBP13 million) adaptation of classic novel ROBINSON CRUSOE. The drama series will star British actor SEAN BEAN and PHILIP WINCHESTER of THUNDERBIRDS fame....

Anderson: 'I Hate Puppets'

THUNDERBIRDS creator GERRY ANDERSON hated making puppet films - despite becoming one of the world's most renowned programme-makers in the genre. The British producer attempted to wow TV bosses with his puppet skills - but...

Thunderbirds Memorabilia Goes Under The Hammer

Previously unseen artwork from the creators of the hit TV show THUNDERBIRDS fetched thousands of pounds at a London auction yesterday (22NOV06). Designs created by special effects expert DEREK MEDDINGS for GERRY ANDERSON's puppet-based show...

Thunderbirds Memorabilia To Go Under The Hammer

Previously unseen artwork from the creators of the hit TV show THUNDERBIRDS is up for auction in London next month (NOV06). Designs created by special effects expert DEREK MEDDINGS for GERRY ANDERSON's puppet-based show are...

Bourne Blasts Simpson For Quitting Busted

English rocker JAMES BOURNE has launched a scathing attack on his former BUSTED bandmate CHARLIE SIMPSON, claiming his decision to quit the pop trio has "cost us millions" of pounds. After two years in...

Driver Sells Personal Pictures On Ebay

British actress MINNIE DRIVER is selling mobile phone pictures of herself on auction website eBay to raise money for charity. The GOOD WILL HUNTING star will begin the ten-day auction tomorrow (15AUG05) and...

Sioux Slams Copycat Rockers

Punk icon SIOUXSIE SIOUX hates bands who steal their musical style directly from their heroes, as she insists rockers should use their influences lightly and create a unique sound of their own. The DEAR...

Dance: 'My Age Is Against Me'

Veteran actor CHARLES DANCE's is slowing down, because the parts once reserved for him are being snapped up by younger men. The 58-year-old WHITE MISCHIEF star was always first choice for romantic leads -...

Spice World Tops Embarrassing Movie Poll

The SPICE GIRLS' 1997 movie SPICE WORLD has topped a new poll of guilty pleasure films that fans are embarrassed to rent out. According to top online store amazon.com, the much-ridiculed movie beat out...

Halle's Catwoman Lands Five Stinkers

HALLE BERRY's superheroine turn as CATWOMAN looks set to be a big winner at this weekend's (26FEB05) GOLDEN RASPBERRY AWARDS in Los Angeles, after picking up five Stinkers. The big-budget 2004 Warner Brothers flop...

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