Gerry Anderson's most famous creation, 1960s marionette action-adventure series Thunderbirds, has been remade for the modern-age. The new show utilises computer animation instead of puppets, handled by the world-famous WETA Workshop (Lord of the Rings, King Kong) in New Zealand, and includes the vocal talents of Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) as Lady Penelope, Thomas Sangster (Game of Thrones), Kayvan Novak (Three Lions) as Brains, Angel Coulby (Merlin), and Rasmus Hardiker (Saxondale). After some teasing over the past month, the first trailer has now arrived and, naysayers be damned, this looks like a lot of fun to me. I'm pleased by how faithful the designs of the ships are, which just goes to show how ahead-of-its-time the original show was. THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO... 15 April. Are you excited?