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Thunderbirds Reboot Promo


Steve Clarke

Asylum Supervisor

Mark Ward

Asylum were commissioned to make a pilot by Canton Television for an updated version of the classic Thunderbirds series.

Kate McConnell from Asylum designed the characters costumes and vehicles that were used in the pilot. The characters were made in silicone and had animatronic heads and hands. Rigs were built to allow the puppets to walk when connected to the puppeteers, all the models in the pilot were built in house at Asylum, including the oil tanker, lighthouse and Thunderbird 1.