Tag: Thunderbirds

Terrahawks: Volume 3 (Blu-Ray)

Gerry Anderson, the hugely influential creator of Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet, made a spectacular return to puppet animation in the early 1980’s with an exciting new series produced with Christopher Burr. Thrilling yet another generation of children (and adults!), Terrahawks introduced a new elite force to defend 21st […]

Powerless debut date revealed

Powerless will debut on February 2nd 2017 at 8:30 p.m in the USA. It is a comedy series set in the universe of DC Comics which stars Vanessa Hudgens (Grease Live, Thunderbirds, Sucker Punch, High School Musical) plays Emily, a spunky young insurance adjuster specializing in regular-people coverage against damage caused by the […]

Terrahawks: Volume 2 (Blu-Ray)

Gerry Anderson, the hugely influential creator of Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet, made a spectacular return to puppet animation in the early 1980’s with an exciting new series co-created with Christopher Burr. Thrilling yet another generation of children (and adults!), Terrahawks introduced a new elite force to defend 21st […]

Preview: Terrahawks Vol. 1 (Blu-Ray)

Gerry Anderson, the hugely influential creator of Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet, made a spectacular return to puppet animation in the early 1980’s with an exciting new series co-created with Christopher Burr. Thrilling yet another generation of children (and adults!), Terrahawks introduced a new elite force to defend 21st […]

Cult TV Essentials: Interster

Interster was a two-season science-fiction puppet television show made for children and shown in South Africa from the early 1982-1986 (37 episodes). It has often been compared to Thunderbirds. The entire series was produced in Afrikaans. Unlike Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons or Fireball XL5, there was no unified government […]

Sylvia Anderson passes away aged 88

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that Lady Penelope herself, Sylvia Anderson,  has passed away at the age of 88 years old at her Berkshire home following a short illness. Her daughter Dee Anderson described her as “a mother and a legend” whose “intelligence was phenomenal but her creativity […]

Preview: Supermarionation – Box Set

It’s the ultimate box set for aficionados of Gerry Anderson’s iconic Supermarionation series and it’s available to buy right now from networkonair! Limited to just 2,500 copies, it marries the brand new film, Filmed in Supermarionation, with a selection of key episodes from the Gerry Anderson archive, all […]

Cult TV Essentials: Thunderbirds

5, 4, 3, 2, 1: Thunderbirds Are GO! Thunderbirds was created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson. The show was produced by their production company AP Films, and distributed by ITC Entertainment. Filming took place between 1964 and 1966, and was the duos fifth feature using marionette puppets and […]

Heroes of Cult: Shane Rimmer

Rimmer has appeared mainly in supporting roles – especially in films and television series produced in the United Kingdom, having emigrated to England in the late 1950s, initially performing as a cabaret singer and then auditioning for Thunderbirds. His appearances include roles in films such as Dr. Strangelove […]