The Thunderbirds set to Go this weekend

Great news for fans of The Thunderbirds with Go fast tracking the series just weeks  after it’s UK Broadcast.

The classic, action-packed children’s animation series Thunderbirds Are Go has been remastered for modern audiences.

Co-creators Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s timeless series celebrates its 50th anniversary using a unique mix of CGI animation and live-action model sets.

Featuring the world’s most famous family of heroes, the Thunderbirds team includes Parker, played by original cast member David Graham; the inventor Brains, voiced by Kayvan Novak (Fonejacker, Facejacker); John Tracy, voiced by Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Game of Thrones, Love Actually); and London field agent Lady Penelope, voiced by renowned actor Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl, Pride and Prejudice).

Set in the year 2060, Thunderbirds Are Go follows the adventures of the Tracy family headed by Jeff Tracy, an American multi-millionaire philanthropist whose five sons – Scott, John, Virgil, Gordon and Alan – are the force behind International Rescue, a top secret organisation committed to saving human life which is hidden on Tracy Island in the South Pacific.

The five Tracy Brothers each pilot a futuristic Thunderbird machine, which can operate from the depths of the oceans to the highest reaches of space.

The series, which consists of 26 episodes, has just began in   the United Kingdom and  has already been commissioned for a second series.  

Thunderbirds Are Go will première  Sunday at 6.30pm on GO! and will continue at 6 pm from April 19.