Win a Thunderbird 4 bag!

Thunderbird 4 bagThe countdown continues…

Thanks to our friends at ITV Studios, club members can win a Thunderbirds Are Go! promotional bag, in the second in our series of competitions!

Produced specially for Brand Licensing Europe, the black bag carries the new series title along with the silhouette of Thunderbird 4. Inside the bag is an A5 flyer and a costume patch, sealed in silver foil.

To be in with a chance to win this special Thunderbird 4 bag that money can’t buy, just answer this simple question:

What was Sylvia Anderson’s advice to Nick Tate on being “too Australian” in Space:1999? (clue: the answer’s in FAB 78)

Send your answer to along with your full name and club membership number by 23:59 BST next Monday, 20th October 2014.

The winner will be drawn at random from all valid entries on Tuesday 21st October, when we’ll have another competition for you! Two runners-up will be send the Thunderbirds Are Go! flyer.

Nick Tate interviewed in FAB 77

FAB 77 features an exclusive interview with Nick Tate

FAB 77 will be mailed to all Fanderson members next week – and what an issue we have for you! The 77th edition of the world’s premier Gerry Anderson magazine includes:

Nick Tate – Australian Eagle
The first part of an exclusive interview with Nick Tate. Ian Fryer meets the celebrated and much-loved actor, and hero to millions as Space:1999’s venerable Eagle pilot, Alan Carter.

Space Precinct at 20
Two decades after Brogan transferred from New York to Demeter City, Stephen Baxter looks back with his third eye at Gerry Anderson’s police periodical.

TV Ad Breaks
A rundown of some of the best TV commercial break cards used to buffer the Anderson shows over the years from around the UK.

Thunderbirds – Script to Screen: The Duchess Assignment
We examine the fascinating original shooting script to this vintage Thunderbirds adventure starring Lady Penelope.

Crossroads to Crime
A long-overdue DVD release was all the excuse we needed to celebrate this fascinating, live-action cinematic debut from AP Films.

Recall to Service – Zienia Merton
Main Mission sweetheart Sandra Benes answers your questions!

Timelash: WAM (parts 1 and 2)
Tony Barwick’s two-part story sends Robert Vaughn to Salzburg in this second series slice from Gerry Anderson’s mid ’70s live-action adventure series.

FAB magazine is only available to Fanderson club members. A club membership gives you  annual subscription to three beautiful issues.

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Catch The Day After Tomorrow DVD Trailer

Fanderson has produced a special trailer to advertise one of the club’s most successful and enduring DVDs.

Back in 2002 the double release of The Day After Tomorrow (TDAT) and Space Police brought together two of Gerry Anderson’s most underrated pilot productions, allowing many fans to enjoy them for the first time.

Now Fanderson has put together a trailer that showcases the drama and mind-bending science-fiction of TDAT. If you have’t seen this before – then what are you waiting for? Get your copy while stocks last!

The Day After Tomorrow

Starrring Brian Blessed, Joanna Dunham, Nick Tate and Shane Rimmer, TDAT tells the story of the light ship Altares, and its voyage of scientific discovery to Alpha Centauri. Things go badly wrong though when the the Altares hurtles out of control at near light speed, leaving the crew stranded in outer space!

Featuring an amazing combination of live action, animation and puppetry, Space Police – Star Laws, sees Lieutenant Chuck Brogan (Shane Rimmer) leading the fight against organised in Space Police Precinct 44 East,on the planet Zar XL5.

Important – please note: This DVD is available exclusively to members of Fanderson

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Space:1999 stars at Autographica

logogoldAutographica, the world’s largest autograph event, is yet again paying tribute to Gerry Anderson’s Space:1999, which is taking place on the 21st-22nd of September 2013 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, NEC. This popular event is proving to be an absolute must for Space:1999 fans, featuring no less than eight guests from the series.

Heading the guest list is the Moonbase Alpha Eagle Pilot himself, Nick Tate, while the roster also contains Year One Main mission operative Lee Oswald played by Loftus Burton and a Technician played by Robert Atiko. They are joined by Year Two starring guests Peter Duncan who played Cantar in the episode The Exiles, John Standing (was Pasc in The Mark of the Archanon), Sarah Douglas (“B” in The AB Chrysalis), Greg De Polnay (Peter Garforth in The Lambda Factor) and Nick Hobbs (a Security Guard in Space Warp).

Another guest at the event who will be of interest to Anderson fans is actor George Little who had a small part in the Gerry Anderson series The Protectors. A packed guest list also contains James Bond girls plus other actors and actresses from Dr Who and other TV shows and films. You can even get to meet a real-life astronaut!

To book your tickets go to or phone the ticketline on 01959 573792, open 9.00am to 9.00 pm seven days a week.