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Two More Sad Memories

Today I have to note the deaths of two personalities from my early memories.

Cliff Michelmore was a significant part of radio in the fifties and sixties – in a time when radio was a much more important part of our entertainment, when… 107 more words


Sylvia Anderson passes away aged 88

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that Lady Penelope herself, Sylvia Anderson,  has passed away at the age of 88 years old at her Berkshire home following a short illness. 143 more words


Filmed in Supermarionation (2014)

Telling the story of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, the movers and shakers behind some of the most beloved and timeless children’s television of the 20th Century,Filmed in Supermarionation combines talking heads, behind the scenes footage and specially shot interludes with Thunderbirds cast mates Lady Penelope, Parker and Brains breaking down exactly how to make a model space craft fly, how to shoot underwater, and how to stage convincing explosions in miniature. 145 more words


Cult TV Essentials: Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, often referred to as Captain Scarlet, is a 1960’s British science-fiction television series produced by the Century 21 Productions company of Gerry and Sylvia Anderson, John Read and Reg Hill. 367 more words