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Sylvia Anderson dies – Goodnight M’Lady

16 March 2016

Sylvia Anderson, best known as the voice of Lady Penelope in the TV show Thunderbirds, has died after a short illness, her family has confirmed.

Anderson co-created the hit science-fiction puppet series, which ran from 1965, with her late husband Gerry.

In a career spanning five decades, she also worked on shows Joe 90 and Captain Scarlet, and for US TV network HBO.

She died at her Buckinghamshire home, aged 88.

Her former husband Gerry Anderson died in 2012 after suffering from Alzheimer’s.