Pod 101: Producer Chris Bowden on Lavender Castle (Part One) - The Gerry Anderson Podcast

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18th May 2020

Pod 101: Producer Chris Bowden on Lavender Castle (Part One)

This episode... Chris Bowden is joining us. Chris is a producer with Mackinnon and Saunders, but worked with Gerry Anderson in the late 1990s with Gerry Anderson on Lavender Castle. Chris reflects on his early days of being a Gerry Anderson fan, and how he broke into the industry including some early visits to Space City in Blackpool!

1:00 Introductions and the usual warm up

4:21 FAB Facts RELOADED - something different

8:30 Messages from the Podsterons

11:10 Gerry Anderson News

16:50 More updates from around the Anderverse thanks to our Podsterons

24:10 Chris Bowden part one

1:01:00 Our thoughts on part one plus a few more message. Is Thunderbird 3 red or orange?!

1:04:20 The 100th Randomiser! Happy anniversary Chris Dale!

1:29:50 Wrapping things up

Links Mentioned

Our impromptu FAB Live

Thunderbirds books from Joan Marie Verba

The Tracy Island make competition

Gerry Anderson Toys Part 4

Space:1999 Eagles Crashed video

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About the Podcast

The Gerry Anderson Podcast
Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space: 1999 and much much more...
Enter the incredible worlds of Gerry Anderson and his incredible shows like Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space:1999, Terrahawks and many more. A weekly podcast hosted by Richard James and Jamie Anderson.

News, facts, trivia, competitions and 'The Randomiser' - an episode-by-episode journey through six decades of Gerry Anderson shows!

About your hosts

Jamie Anderson

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Producer, writer and director. CEO of Anderson Entertainment. Son of Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, and Space: 1999 creator - the late Gerry Anderson.

Chris Dale

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Richard James

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Playing Officer Orrin in Gerry Anderson's last live action series 'Space Precinct' clearly wasn't enough to put Richard off the worlds of Gerry Anderson!

As well as co-hosting the Gerry Anderson Podcast and the almost-monthly Facebook, Twitch, Periscope and Youtube broadcast, FabLive, Richard has also taken parts in the audio series 'Terrahawks' and the pilot minisode for the forthcoming 'Gerry Anderson's Firestorm'.