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A selection of behind-the-scenes photographs from the golden days of Thunderbirds (1965 – 1966) – the most successful of Gerry Anderson’s ‘Supermarionation’ television productions.

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Why, when the rest of Britain in the late ’50s and early “60s was back-pedalling away from solid rock & roll into a goo of…

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In the late 1950s, the American pop industry stumbled upon a new and startling hit-making formula: the ‘Death Disc’. Jody Reynolds started the ball rolling…

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This “Bird’s Eye View of Magpie” appeared in the TV Times for the week commencing 3 January 1973. The aerial photograph shows the areas the Teddington Studios used…

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Seventy pounds of gelignite ripped through the apartment block at No. 96 Lindsay Street on 8 September 1975 in an attempt to win back viewers…

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Dudley Butterfield (Chard Hayward) High-camp caterer and lifelong movie buff Dudley was involved in a long-running gay relationship with Don Finlayson before he realised he…

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In 2020, with COVID-19 raging and much of the world locked down, working from home and communicating via Zoom and other online video conferencing platforms,…

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