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Pod 82: Arthur Provis - Gerry's original business partner
Episode 826th January 2020 • The Gerry Anderson Podcast • Anderson Entertainment
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Arthur Provis was the 'P' of AP Films (the 'A' being Anderson!) was Gerry Anderson's original business partner. This week we're lucky enough to have a short archive interview courtesy of Gerry Hughes (thanks Gerry!).

4:40 We've a brand new FAB Fact form the worlds of Gerry Anderson that we think nobody will have heard before - how the lip-sync from the Supermarionation era could have been very different indeed!

8:30 Thousands of messages flooded in from all over the world on the anniversary of Gerry Anderson's passing - here are just a few of them that we loved.

11:00 We also have your usual dose of Gerry Anderson news. If you'd like to pick up a copy of the heavily discounted Space 1999 Series 1 Blu-ray then head over to the Gerry Anderson store, and while you're there check out the rest of the clearance section. Also make sure you email us with your hopes, dreams and requests for 2020 to podcast@gerryanderson.co.uk

15:10 Richard plugs his new book - Bowman of the Yard: The Body in the Trees

17:30 Listener emails from the Christmas period.

22:40 A short but sweet archive interview with Arthur Provis care of Gerry Hughes. Arthur chats about his early years, starting (and leaving) AP Films plus his other work and productions like Space Patrol.

37:00 The first Randomiser of 2020 for Chris Dale. Let's hope it's a good one to set the tone for the year!

Links:

Space 1999 Blu-ray: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance/products/space-1999-the-complete-series-1-blu-ray-or-dvd-set

Gerry Anderson Store clearance section: https://shop.gerryanderson.co.uk/collections/clearance

Grab Richard's book - Bowman of the Yard: http://www.bowmanoftheyard.co.uk

The Gerry Anderson Podcast Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/podsterons