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Shane Rimmer's autobiography, Thunderbirds To Bond and Beyond, will be launched in October 2010 to coincide with Fanderson’s TV21 Convention in Bristol.

Rimmer will be attending the event as one of the headline guests, and it is hoped that copies will be made available for signing. The book will be published by Reynolds & Hearn. Rimmer is best remembered by fans of Gerry Anderson as the voice of Scott Tracy, the eldest Tracy brother an pilot of Thunderbird 1.

 
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Keith Wilson and Alan Shubrook have been confirmed as guests for Fanderson's TV21 convention in Bristol this October.

Keith Wilson worked as a designer on the second series of Thunderbirds, before graduating to production designer on Captain Scarlet alongside John Lageu. He then became art director on Joe 90 and The Secret Service, and also served as production designer on both seasons 1 and 2 of Space:1999.

Modelmaker and artist Alan Shubrook joined the Century 21 special effects team run by Derek Meddings in 1966 at the tender age of 19. He went on to work on Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Joe 90 and UFO, plus countless other TV shows. He recently appeared in the 2008 documentary 'All About Thunderbirds' and has written two books on the special effects of Derek Meddings and TV21.

Both Wilson and Shubrook are scheduled to attend the full weekend of the convention. The news follows the confirmation of Gerry Anderson, Shane Rimmer and Gary Files at the backend of 2009, and with more guest announcements on the way attendees can look forward to an exciting program of talks and workshops to suit all interests.

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Registrations are just £90 for the whole weekend for Fanderson members, and £110 for non-members.

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TV21: Adventure in the 21st Century will take place on weekend of Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th October 2010 at the Ramada Bristol City,and will feature special guests from the worlds of Gerry Anderson, screenings of favourite episodes and rare material on the big screen, workshops where you can develop your interest in the Anderson productions beyond reading FAB magazine and watching DVDs. There will be merchandise for sale and a stunning model and art exhibition, including many pieces not seen before at a Fanderson event.