Thunderbirds 50 years
Gerry & Sylvia Anderson's iconic 'Supermarionation' programme blasted on to TV screens in 1965 and became an instant hit with families, tapping in to the excitement and 60's fascination with space travel and new technologies. Thunderbirds features the Tracy family, Lady Penelope and genius Brains as International Rescue, set in 2065 on a secret island base, Tracy Island. 

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