Pod 244: Behind Thunderbirds with Keith Shackleton - The Gerry Anderson Podcast

Episode 244

Pod 244: Behind Thunderbirds with Keith Shackleton

Century 21 Records. Books. Annuals. Badges. Sweets. TV Century 21 Comic. Keith Shackleton was the man behind it all. Keith explains the Century 21 philosophy of treating kids as if they were young adults, the connection between Patrick Moore and Fireball XL5, and what he thinks is the secret sauce that made Thunderbirds an international success!

01:07 Welcome to the Appropriate Gerry Anderson Podcast!

04:14 The Thrill of FAB Facts

09:55 Several Emails and a Tweet

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22:14 The (Not Secret) Podcast Facebook Group

26:55 Keith Shackleton - Part Two

52:48 Comment on YouTube and Tweet Us!

57:52 Chris Dale and his Impressive Randomiser

1:12:14 Wrapping things up!

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Jamie Anderson

Producer, writer and director. CEO of Anderson Entertainment. Son of Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, and Space: 1999 creator - the late Gerry Anderson.
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Richard James

Playing Officer Orrin in Gerry Anderson's last live action series 'Space Precinct' clearly wasn't enough to put Richard off the worlds of Gerry Anderson!

As well as co-hosting the Gerry Anderson Podcast and the almost-monthly Facebook, Twitch, Periscope and Youtube broadcast, FabLive, Richard has also taken parts in the audio series 'Terrahawks' and the pilot minisode for the forthcoming 'Gerry Anderson's Firestorm'.