T’was the night before Christmas

1st December 2015

T‘was the night before Christmas and in SHADO’s main base, Ed Straker was working, a frown on his face. The tinsel was hanging, the presents were wrapped. Moonbase was active, three UFOs were trapped, And Foster was flirting with Gay and with Joan While  Alec was sulking, for once all  alone. Then in the  control room arose such a clatter Alec leapt to his feet shouting ‘What is the matter!’…

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Happy Birthday, An Delen Dir!

4th October 2015

  The boss and his staff wish An Delen Dir a Very Happy Birthday !  Many happy returns, and best wishes for a wonderful day from Ed Straker, Lightcudder, Toria and dragon, as well as all your many fans here.  

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Happy Birthday Lightcudder!

21st September 2015

The boss and his staff wish a Happy Birthday to Lightcudder! Many happy returns, and our best wishes! From Ed Straker, An Delen Dir, Toria and dragon, as well as  all your many fans here. Please stay the way you are!

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September Issue: The Responsibility Seat

1st September 2015

Welcome  to the September issue of the Herald. The ‘focus’ of this issue is the episode: ‘The Responsibility Seat’  with an in-depth article that takes a closer look at the real story behind that kiss, a short story about Alec Freeman in the Hot Seat, and a look at what Paul Foster was doing in the Moonmobile. We also have a contribution by Clayton Barr, creator of Pop Apostle- a website that is certainly worth…

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How to Subscribe to the Herald

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1st September 2015
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First Impressions

1st September 2015

A serious look at ‘The Responsibility Seat’ In the Carlton boxed set of UFO dvds, The Responsibility Seat is listed as the tenth episode, and indeed it was the tenth episode to be filmed, with production starting on August 21st 1969. However, the ‘film order’ of UFO was never clearly established and the Century 21 UFO synopsis for ITC has The Responsibility Seat in seventeenth place in the list –…

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Next Issue of the Herald

The next issue of the Herald is already in production, unlike the much-delayed film! It will focus on one particular episode of the series and includes an unseen story by a new author. There will be  more helpful advice from Dr Jackson and Colonel Lake will be continuing her attempt to ensnare the man of her dreams. However Commander Straker is still searching for  a suitable member of SHADO staff to complete the…

1st June 2015
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How to subscribe to the Herald

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1st June 2015
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Back Online!

1st June 2015

  Welcome back to the re-vamped, re-designed Ed Straker Herald. After a hiatus caused by a combination of events, your editors are delighted to be once more able to share our love of UFO, and indeed all of Gerry Anderson’s productions, with his many fans. Prior to going off-line in early 2012, the editors of the Herald were busy preparing a new issue, complete with personal tributes to Gerry Anderson and two short…

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