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Twizzle The Adventures Of Twizzle

AP Films/Banty Books/Associated Rediffusion - 1957/58
52 episodes x 13 mins

Producer: Roberta Leigh
Director: Gerry Anderson
Director of Photography: Arthur Provis
Art Director: Reginald E. Hill
Music: Leslie Clair
Lyrics: Roberta Leigh
Music Arranged and Conducted by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Nancy Nevinson
Denise Bryer


The adventures of a boy doll who runs away from a toyshop and, together with his feline friend Footso, builds Stray Town, a haven for toys.

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Torchy Torchy The Battery Boy (Series One)

AP Films/Pelham Films/Associated Rediffusion - 1958/59
26 episodes x 13 mins

Producer: Roberta Leigh
Director: Gerry Anderson
Director of Photography: Arthur Provis
Art Director: Reginald E. Hill
Music and Lyrics: Roberta Leigh
Music Arranged and Conducted by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Kenneth Connor Jill Raymond
Olwyn Griffiths Patricia Somerset


The adventures of a boy doll who travels by rocket to Topsy Turvy Land where toys can walk, animals can talk and cream buns grow on trees.

Note: Series Two of Torchy The Battery Boy comprised a further 26 episodes produced by Associated British Pathe for Roberta Leigh. Gerry Anderson and AP Films were not involved in the production of these later episodes.

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Four Feather Falls Four Feather Falls

AP Films/Granada TV Network - 1959/60
39 episodes x 13 mins

Producer: Gerry Anderson
Directors: Gerry Anderson, David Elliott & Alan Pattillo
Director of Photography: Arthur Provis & John Read
Art Director: Reg Hill
Special Effects: John Read
Music & Lyrics Composed, Arranged & Conducted by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Nicholas Parsons Denise Bryer
Kenneth Connor David Graham


Sheriff Tex Tucker maintains the peace in Four Feather Falls, Kansas with the aid of four magic feathers which allow his dog and horse to talk and his guns to swivel and fire automatically whenever he is in danger.

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Crossroads To Crime Crossroads To Crime

AP Films/Anglo Amalgamated - 1960
54 mins

Producer: Gerry Anderson
Director: Gerry Anderson
Director of Photography: John Read
Art Director: Reg Hill
Music Composed, Arranged & Conducted by Barry Gray

Cast:
Anthony Oliver Ferdy Mayne Harry Towb
Patricia Heneghan David Graham Terence Brook
Miriam Karlin Arthur Rigby Mark Roberts
George Murcell Victor Maddern Donald Tandy


A young policeman discovers a gang of hi-jackers operating from a local café and decides to expose them as they plan their final robbery, a 20,000 load of nickel alloy ingots.

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Supercar Supercar (Series One)

AP Films/ATV Associated TeleVision/ITC - 1960/61
26 episodes x 25 mins

Producer: Gerry Anderson
Directors: David Elliott, Alan Pattillo & Desmond Saunders
Director of Photography: John Read
Art Director: Reg Hill
Dialogue Direction: Sylvia Anderson
Special Effects: Roger Woodburn
Music Composed, Arranged & Conducted by Barry Gray
Additional Music: Edwin Astley

Voice Cast:
Graydon Gould David Graham
George Murcell Sylvia Thamm


The adventures of the crew of an amazing land, sea and air vehicle based at a secret laboratory in the Nevada Desert in 1960.

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Supercar Supercar (Series Two)

AP Films/ATV Associated TeleVision/ITC - 1961/62
13 episodes x 25 mins

Producer: Gerry Anderson
Directors: David Elliott, Alan Pattillo, Desmond Saunders & Bill Harris
Director of Photography: John Read
Art Supervisor: Reg Hill
Production Supervisor: David Elliott
Lighting Cameraman: Ian Struthers
Dialogue Direction: Sylvia Anderson
Art Director: Bob Bell
Special Effects: Derek Meddings
Music Composed, Arranged & Conducted by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Graydon Gould David Graham
Cyril Shaps Sylvia Anderson


The continuing adventures of the crew of Supercar, based at the Black Rock laboratory in the Nevada Desert in 1962.

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Fireball XL5 Fireball XL5

AP Films/ATV/ITC - 1962
39 episodes x 25 mins

Producer: Gerry Anderson
Associate Producer: Reg Hill
Directors: Gerry Anderson, Alan Pattillo, David Elliott, Bill Harris & John Kelly
Production Supervisor: David Elliott
Director of Photography: John Read & Ian Struthers
Art Director: Bob Bell
Special Effects: Derek Meddings
Music Composed, Arranged & Conducted by Barry Gray
Title Music Arranged by Charles Blackwell

Voice Cast:
Paul Maxwell John Bluthal
Sylvia Anderson Gerry Anderson
David Graham


The interplanetary adventures of the crew of the W.S.P. spacecraft Fireball XL5, patrolling Sector 25 of the galaxy in the year 2062.

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Stingray Stingray

AP Films/ATV/ITC - 1963
39 episodes x 25 mins

Producer: Gerry Anderson
Associate Producer: Reg Hill
Directors: Alan Pattillo, David Elliott, John Kelly & Desmond Saunders
Director of Photography: John Read
Lighting Cameraman: John Read, Julien Lugrin & Paddy Seale
Art Director: Bob Bell
Special Effects Director: Derek Meddings
Music Composed, Arranged & Conducted by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Don Mason Ray Barrett
Robert Easton David Graham
Lois Maxwell


The adventures of the crew of the W.A.S.P. super-submarine Stingray, patrolling the oceans in the year 2064.

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Thunderbirds Thunderbirds (Series One)

AP Films/ATV/ITC - 1964/65
26 episodes x 50 mins

Producer: Gerry Anderson
Associate Producer: Reg Hill
Directors: Alan Pattillo, Desmond Saunders, David Elliott & David Lane
Director of Photography: John Read
Character Visualisation: Sylvia Anderson
Lighting Cameraman: Paddy Seale & Julien Lugrin
Art Director: Bob Bell
Supervising Special Effects Director: Derek Meddings
Special Effects Directors: Brian Johncock & Ian Scoones
Music Composed and Directed by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Peter Dyneley David Holliday Ray Barrett
Shane Rimmer Matt Zimmerman Christine Finn
Sylvia Anderson David Graham John Tate


Operating from a secret island base, the Tracy family run a global rescue service in the year 2065 using five amazing Thunderbirds vehicles.

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Thunderbirds Are Go Thunderbirds Are Go

Century 21 Cinema/United Artists - 1966
89 mins

Executive Producer: Gerry Anderson
Producer: Sylvia Anderson
Associate Producer: John Read
Director: David Lane
Lighting Cameraman: Paddy Seale
Supervising Art Director: Bob Bell
Art Director: Grenville Nott
Supervising Visual Effects Director: Derek Meddings
Visual Effects Directors: Shaun Whittacker-Cook & Peter Wragg
Music Composed, Arranged and Directed by Barry Gray
Additional Music by The Shadows

Voice Cast:
Peter Dyneley David Graham Bob Monkhouse
Shane Rimmer Ray Barrett Neil McCallum
Sylvia Anderson Christine Finn Charles Tingwell
Jeremy Wilkin Paul Maxwell
Matt Zimmerman Alexander Davion


International Rescue are called in to supervise security arrangements for the launch of the Zero X manned mission to Mars.

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Thunderbirds Thunderbirds (Series Two)

AP Films/ATV/ITC - 1966
6 episodes x 50 mins

Executive Producer: Gerry Anderson
Producer: Reg Hill
Associate Producer: John Read
Directors: Desmond Saunders, David Elliott & Brian Burgess
Characters Created by Sylvia Anderson
Lighting Cameraman: Paddy Seale & Julien Lugrin
Supervising Art Director: Bob Bell
Art Director: Grenville Nott
Script Editor: Alan Pattillo
Supervising Special Effects Director: Derek Meddings
Special Effects Directors: Jimmy Elliott & Shaun Whittacker-Cook
Music Composed and Directed by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Peter Dyneley Matt Zimmerman John Tate
Shane Rimmer David Graham Charles Tingwell
Sylvia Anderson Ray Barrett Paul Maxwell
Jeremy Wilkin Christine Finn


The continuing adventures of International Rescue and their London Agent, Lady Penelope Creighton Ward, in the year 2067.

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Captain Scarlet Captain Scarlet And The Mysterons

Century 21 Television/ITC - 1967
32 episodes x 25 mins

Executive Producer: Gerry Anderson
Producer: Reg Hill
Associate Producer: John Read
Director Supervising Series: Desmond Saunders
Directors: Desmond Saunders, David Lane, Brian Burgess, Robert Lynn,
Alan Perry, Ken Turner & Leo Eaton
Characters Created by Sylvia Anderson
Lighting Cameraman: Julien Lugrin, Paddy Seale & Ted Catford
Supervising Art Director: Bob Bell
Art Director: Grenville Nott
Production Designer: Keith Wilson
Script Editor: Tony Barwick
Supervising Visual Effects Director: Derek Meddings
Visual Effects Directors: Shaun Whittacker-Cook & Jimmy Elliott
Music Composed and Directed by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Francis Matthews Sylvia Anderson Martin King
Ed Bishop Jeremy Wilkin David Healy
Liz Morgan Paul Maxwell Shane Rimmer
Donald Gray Gary Files Neil McCallum
Cy Grant Charles Tingwell
Janna Hill Lian Shin


In 2068, the indestructible Captain Scarlet leads the agents of Spectrum in a war of nerves against the Mysterons from Mars.

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Thunderbird 6 Thunderbird 6

Century 21 Cinema/United Artists - 1967
85 mins

Executive Producer: Gerry Anderson
Producer: Sylvia Anderson
Associate Producer: John Read
Director: David Lane
Director of Photography: Harry Oakes
Art Director: Bob Bell
Visual Effects Director: Derek Meddings
Music Composed, Arranged and Directed by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Peter Dyneley Matt Zimmerman John Carson
Shane Rimmer David Graham Geoffrey Keen
Sylvia Anderson Keith Alexander Gary Files
Jeremy Wilkin Christine Finn


Lady Penelope travels the world aboard Brains' new airship, Skyship One, unaware that the entire crew are imposters plotting the downfall of International Rescue.

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Joe 90 Joe 90

Century 21 Television/ITC - 1967/68
30 episodes x 25 mins

Executive Producer: Reg Hill
Producer: David Lane
Production Controller: Desmond Saunders
Directors: Desmond Saunders, Alan Perry, Leo Eaton Ken Turner,
Peter Anderson & Brian Heard
Characters Created by Sylvia Anderson
Lighting Cameraman: Julien Lugrin & Paddy Seale
Supervising Art Director: Bob Bell
Art Directors: Grenville Nott & Keith Wilson
Script Editor: Tony Barwick
Supervising Visual Effects Director: Derek Meddings
Senior Visual Effects Director: Jimmy Elliott
Visual Effects Directors: Jimmy Elliott, Shaun Whittacker-Cook & Bill Camp
Music Composed and Directed by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Rupert Davies Sylvia Anderson Shane Rimmer
Keith Alexander Gary Files Liz Morgan
David Healy Martin King
Len Jones Jeremy Wilkin


The brain patterns of top experts are transferred to nine-year-old Joe McClaine, enabling him to become the most special agent of W.I.N.

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Doppelganger Doppelgänger (Journey To The Far Side Of The Sun)

Century 21 Cinema/Universal Pictures - 1968
101 mins

Producers: Gerry & Sylvia Anderson
Associate Producer: Ernest Holding
Director: Robert Parrish
Director of Photography: John Read
Art Director: Bob Bell
Visual Effects Director: Derek Meddings
Music Composed and Conducted by Barry Gray

Cast:
Ian Hendry George Sewell Keith Alexander Nicholas Courtney
Roy Thinnes Edward Bishop Norma Ronald Martin King
Patrick Wymark Philip Madoc Jeremy Wilkin Jon Kelley
Lynn Loring Vladek Sheybal Basil Moss Annette Kerr
Loni Van Friedl George Mikell Anthony Chinn
Franco Derosa Herbert Lom Cy Grant


A two man mission to a planet on the opposite side of the sun apparently ends prematurely when the astronauts return to Earth three weeks ahead of schedule.

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The Secret Service The Secret Service

Century 21 Television/ITC - 1968/69
13 episodes x 25 mins

Executive Producer: Reg Hill
Producer: David Lane
Production Supervisor: Desmond Saunders
Directors: Alan Perry, Leo Eaton, Ian Spurrier,
Brian Heard & Peter Anderson
Characters Created by Sylvia Anderson
Lighting Cameraman: Paddy Seale & Julien Lugrin
Art Director: Keith Wilson
Script Editor: Tony Barwick
Supervising Visual Effects Director: Derek Meddings
Senior Visual Effects Director: Jimmy Elliott
Visual Effects Directors: Bill Camp, Shaun Whittacker-Cook & Alan Berry
Music Composed and Directed by Barry Gray

Voice Cast:
Stanley Unwin Keith Alexander
Gary Files David Healy
Jeremy Wilkin David Graham
Sylvia Anderson


Parish priest Father Unwin is an undercover agent for B.I.S.H.O.P. who carries out dangerous assignments using a miniaturisation device to shrink his assistant, Matthew Harding, to puppet size.

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Productions: 1969-2004

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