Corgi releases new toy range to celebrate Thunderbirds’ 50th birthday

50th anniversary ThunderbirdsToday marks the 50th Anniversary of Thunderbirds and here at Fanderson we have an exclusive for you!

Die-cast model makers Corgi are producing a brand new set of fantastic Thunderbirds toys to mark this special occasion (see below!), and to make things even better we’re offering you the chance to win £50 to spend at Simply tell us….

Which Thunderbirds character is closest to the age of 50 in the series?

Is it:

A) Lady Penelope?
B) Brains?
C) Parker?

Please email your answer along with your full name to, using ‘Corgi Thunderbirds competition’ in the subject line. The closing date is noon on Wednesday 7th October.

New Thunderbirds toys from Corgi

Corgi is proud to present a new range of Thunderbirds models based on the original classic series, for both long-standing enthusiasts and a new generation of fans.

You can check out the toys below and find out more on Corgi’s website

Thunderbird 1 – standing just over 9.5cm, the model also features operational swing wings for added authenticity and play value. Along with Thunderbird 3, TB 1 features all new tooling for 2015.

Thunderbird 2 – measures over 15 cm in length with a wing span of over 10.8cm. Thunderbird 4 fits neatly inside a pod concealed within the spring loaded undercarriage.

Thunderbird 3

FAB 1 – comes complete with Lady Penelope and Parker figures, front-firing missile and rear facing rockets.