Podcast 4 is here!

Podcast 4 is here!

Journalist and broadcaster (and long-time Fanderson member) Ros Connors is joined by more guests to talk about all things Anderson…..

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Happy 39th Birthday, Fanderson!

Happy 39th Birthday, Fanderson!

39 years ago today, representatives from clubs Anderpup and the Century 21 Appreciation Society, the Fanderson 81 convention and ATV Licensing met with legendary TV and film producer Gerry Anderson at Pinewood Studios. Together, they pooled their ideas and talents to form the world’s only official appreciation society for the work of Gerry and Sylvia […]

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Celebrate 50 years of UFO!

Celebrate 50 years of UFO!

What better way to celebrate 50 years of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s groundbreaking series UFO than with a great read – the long-awaited UFO Annual 1972! Like most Anderson series there was a UFO Annual produced to accompany the broadcasts, but just the one volume for 1971. Exclusive to Fanderson is this follow-up book, full of features […]

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Podcast 3 now available

Podcast 3 now available

Journalist and broadcaster (and long-time Fanderson member) Ros Connors is joined by the man behind the Super Space Theater project, David Hirsch, plus an archive interview with Stanley Unwin. Go to our Podcasts page to see all available episodes.

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Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, UFO and Space:1999 on Britbox from 20th August

Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, UFO and Space:1999 on Britbox from 20th August

After dipping their toe in the water with a selection of episodes this spring, Britbox (the digital video subscription service created by the BBC and ITV) will launch a raft of cult favourites on 20th August 2020 (coincidentally, Fanderson’s 39th anniversary). The Out Of This World Collection will be available exclusively on BritBox (in the […]

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Postage update

Postage update

Although much of the world is in lockdown, we’re doing our best to get membership packages and merchandise orders to Fanderson members. Though mail delivery companies are doing their very best to maintain services, the actual service can vary from country to country – even from town to town (see here and here). For this […]

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Podcast 2 is here!

Podcast 2 is here!

New for 2020 is the Fanderson Podcast! Hosted by journalist and broadcaster (and long-time Fanderson member) Ros Connors, our podcasts will share information, views and stories with fans – just like you. Podcast 2 – Mike Jones talks design and FAB magazine, archive interview with Sylvia Anderson, Ralph Titterton tells all about the Barry Gray […]

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That’s not Captain Scarlet. That’s Thunderbirds!

That’s not Captain Scarlet. That’s Thunderbirds!

We honestly thought we’d sold our last copy of the 4CD Thunderbirds soundtrack boxset at our Supercelebration convention last year. So, you can imagine Fanderson Sales’ supremo Stephen Brown’s surprise when, during a bit of lockdown housekeeping at our secure storage unit, he found that a box marked Captain Scarlet CDs actually had Thunderbirds inside! This find […]

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The Animates – can you help?

The Animates – can you help?

The Animates, Sylvia Anderson‘s first solo production after leaving Space:1999, has been added to the Productions page of the website. This series for pre-schoolers was designed to help children learn some simple life lessons, and merchandise included a series of books and episodes on VHS cassette in the 1980s. The series appears to have been […]

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FAB 95 was mailed in May

FAB 95 was mailed in May

We’re delighted to report that FAB 95 was mailed to all members around the world in May. Included in this issue: a look at the only Fireball XL5 mini album – Journey To The Moon an interview with Century 21 Merchandising supremo Keith Shackleton members share their views of Stingray Loch Ness Monster in our […]

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