30th May2016

Brit classic ‘Terrahawks’ coming to Blu-ray

by Phil Wheat

Terrahawks, the classic British children’s sci-fi series from the legendary creator of Thunderbirds, is to be released on Blu-ray and DVD courtesy of Network Distributing.

Gerry Anderson, the hugely influential creator of Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet and Space: 1999 made a spectacular return to puppet animation in the early 1980s with an exciting new series co-created with Christopher Burr. Thrilling yet another generation of children (and adults!), Terrahawks introduced a new elite force to defend 21st century Earth against a host of alien invaders.

Led by the heroic Tiger Ninestein, the Terrahawks crew consists of Captain Mary Falconer, his acting second-in-command; fighter-pilot and former pop star Kate Kestrel; the poetically inclined Lieutenant Hiro; and Lt. Hawkeye – the gunner with computer-enhanced vision. Assisted by a legion of charismatic spherical robots known as the Zeroids, they battle a cabal of evil adversaries – none more terrifying than android crone Zelda, the would-be conqueror of all “Earth-Scum”!

Special features (Standard Definition unless stated):

  • Geronimo! Terrahawks SFX with Steve Begg and Terry Adlam (HD)
  • The Composer’s Perspective with Richard Harvey (HD)
  • Zeroids vs Cubes
  • FX Trims (HD)
  • The Price is Right audio episode
  • Glass Onion music video
  • Image gallery (HD)
  • Expect the Unexpected: VHS Version
  • Script and Annual PDFs

Terrahawks: Volume 1 (U) will feature the first 13 episodes, presented for the first time in High Definition from the best available materials, in their original as-transmitted aspect ratio. It will be available to own from 25 July 2016 on Blu-ray and DVD, each RRP £19.99. Check out the covert art and a clip of a newly remastered footage below:

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