Space: 1999 Eagle Transporter

The Eagle Has Landed – new Space: 1999 Kickstarter film

The documentary plans to explore the origins and cultural impact of the iconic Eagle spacecraft. A Kickstarter campaign has launched to support the making of a documentary on the creation of the iconic Eagle spacecraft from Space: 1999. If funded, The Eagle has Landed aims to be ready for the show’s 50th anniversary in 2025. … >

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Captain Scarlet

Happy Captain Scarlet day… but watch out for the Martian Menace!

Audio producers Big Finish celebrate the day with a surprise audio release – Captain Scarlet: Martian Menace.  As any good Anderson fan knows, today (10th July) is Captain Scarlet‘s birthday. In order to celebrate the indestructible Spectrum agent’s special day, audio producers Big Finish are releasing an adaptation of one of his TV21 comic strip … >

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Space Precinct

Gerry Anderson’s Space Precinct comes to BritBox in HD

The show has been through an AI-upscaling process.  Gerry Anderson’s Space Precinct is being granted a new lease of life on streaming, thanks to BritBox and ITVX. The show, which first aired in 1994, has previously only ever been shown in standard definition. However, all 24 episodes have enjoyed an AI-upscale from the original master … >

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Gerry Anderson: A Life Uncharted – The Extended Directors Cut

A new version of the acclaimed documentary lands on DVD and Blu-ray. Last March we reported on the launch of Gerry Anderson: A Life Uncharted. The documentary, released via BritBox, used previously unpublished interviews to share the untold stories of the film and television pioneer. Here’s the synopsis: He was the creator of some of the … >

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UFO: Breaking Point – Big Finish reveal details of their next UFO release

The audio reimagining of the classic Anderson series UFO continues with three new adventures.  Last year, audio producers Big Finish launched an audio reimagining of the classic 1970s Anderson series UFO. UFO: Destruct Positive! landed with acclaim and a ringing endorsement from us. Our review praised the new backstory, strong cast and direction, and impressive … >

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UFO: Destruct Positive! — audio drama review

With UFO:Destruct Positive!, Big Finish brings yet another much loved show to audio — does this live up to already high standards? We take a listen… Released today, UFO:Destruct Positive! sees Big Finish bring back another classic Gerry Anderson show from the 1970s (from a lineup already including Space: 1999). Given the passage of time, it’s been entirely … >

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Gerry Anderson: A Life Uncharted – trailer for the BritBox documentary

The documentary telling the story of the film and television pioneer premieres in April.  Last November, we reported on Gerry Anderson: A Life Uncharted, announced as an original BritBox documentary. Now the trailer has arrived to give us a first taste. A Life Uncharted will use over thirty hours of previously unpublished interviews to share … >

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John Nathan-Turner

Telos Publishing tease three new titles for 2022

New books about 80’s Doctor Who Producer John Nathan-Turner and Space: 1999 are on their way from Telos Publishing.  Thanks to a teasing Facebook post, we already have three titles on our 2022 reading list… The John Nathan-Turner Doctor Who Production Diary 1979 – 1990 Drawing on documentation from the late producer’s personal archive, it … >

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