Gerry Anderson

A Number of Gerry Anderson characters were produced


Fireball XL5

ATV-ITC TV UK 1963 black and white
Creator/Producer: Gerry Anderson Supermarionation series.

Adventures of Steve Zodiac patrolling Sector 25 of the Solar System in his Fireball XL5 rocketship in the year 2067.

Voices:-
PAUL MAXWELL as Colonel Steve Zodiac
GERRY ANDERSON as Robert the Robot
JOHN BLUTHAL as Commander Zero
SYLVIA ANDERSON as Venus
DAVID GRAHAM as Professor Matthew Matic, Zoonie, LT 90

Pelham characters produced:

  • SL Steve Zodiac
  • SL Venus
  • SL Professor Matthew Matic


Four Feather Falls

poster-tex-tuckerAP-Granada TV UK 1958 black and white
Creator/ Producer: Gerry Anderson
Special Effects: Reg Hill Puppet series.

Adventures of Tex Tucker, sheriff of wild west town Four Feather Falls, with four magic feathers giving his horse and dog the ability to talk.

Voices:-
NICHOLAS PARSONS as Tex Tucker
KENNETH CONNOR as Rocky-Dusty-Pedro
DAVID GRAHAM as Granpa Twink-Fernando
DENISE BRYER as Ma Jone-Little Jake

Pelham characters produced:

  • Tex Tucker

Supercar

poster-supercarAP FILM Ltd and ATV TV UK 1959
Creator/Producer: Gerry Anderson
Music: Barry Gray Supermarionation series.

Exploits of the flying and submersible supercar and its crew.

Voices:-
GRAYDON GOULD as Mike Mercury
GEORGE MURCELL as Professor Popkiss(1)
CYRIL SHAPS as Professor Popkiss( 2)
SYLVIA ANDERSON as Jimmy
DAVID GRAHAM as Dr Beeker

Pelham characters produced:

  • SL Mike Mercury
  • SL Dr. Beaker
  • SL Prof. Popkiss
  • SL Jimmy Gibson

Thunderbirds

ITC-ATV TV UK 1965-66
Creators, Producers: Gerry and Sylvia Anderson
Special Effects: Derek Meddings
Producer: Reg Hill Supermarionation series.

Amazing exploits of the staff of International Rescue, a family run organisation based on their own (Tracy) island and dedicated to keeping evil at bay. The family was head by Jeff Tracy who had five sons Scott, Virgil, Alan, Gordon and John. Brains was the man responsible for the teams vehicles. The team had different vehicles they could call upon depending on the case. These were:- Thunderbird 1 ( A Rocket piloted by Scott). Thunderbird 2 (The Green carrier type craft piloted by Virgil) Thunderbird 3 ( Spaceship Piloted by Alan). Thunderbird 4 (submarine piloted by Gordon) Thunderbird 5 ( space satellite manned by John). Also involved was six wheeled pink rolls royce owning Lady Penelope Creighton-Ward and her chauffeur Parker. Two movies were also made in the mid sixties these were Thunderbirds Are Go and Thunderbird Six.

Voices:-
SYLVIA ANDERSON as Lady Penelope
RAY BARRETT as John, The Hood
PETER DYNELY as Jeff Tracy
DAVID GRAHAM as Gordon, Brains, Parker, Kryano
CHRISTINE FINN as Tin Tin
SHANE RIMMER as Scott
DAVID HOLLIDAY as Virgil

Pelham characters produced:

  • Parker
  • Virgil
  • Scott
  • Brains
  • Lady Penelope in Trouser Suit
  • Lady Penelope in Evening Dress
  • Collectors Series Parker
  • Collectors Series Virgil
  • Collectors Series Scott
  • Collectors Series Brains
  • Collectors Series Lady Penelope


Torchy the Battery Boy

poster-torchy1torchy-book1957 Torchy was a character introduced by Roberta Leigh and produced by Gerry Anderson. The Pelham version was slightly different than the TV version. Right is a picture from the 50's TV series and left the cover of a Torchy Gift Book

Pelham characters produced:

  • Torchy

Twizzle

twizzle-book1956
Directed by Gerry Anderson

Pelham Puppets "Twizzle" was first introduced after the TV series created by Roberta Leigh in the 50's , of the same name. This program was the first puppet based TV series to be directed by Gerry Anderson,

First Screened: November 1957. The two voice artists were Denise Bryer (Mrs Nicholas Parsons at the time) and Nancy Nevinson.

Pelham characters produced:

  • Twizzle

 

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