10 December 1936
10 December 2001
Area(s) Writer, Editor
Alan Fennell (10 December 1936 – 10 December 2001) was a British writer and editor best known for work on series produced by Gerry Anderson, and for having created the magazines and TV Century 21 . Look-in
Fennell wrote episodes of
and Fireball XL5 and more than ten episodes of Stingray including " Thunderbirds 30 Minutes After Noon". He also wrote for many comic strip adaptations and was the first editor of TV Century 21. Between himself and Dennis Spooner they wrote 36 episodes of Stingray.
He also wrote a number of books, including novelisations of the TV series
, and of the film Freewheelers . Digby, the Biggest Dog in the World
In 1972 he wrote two original novels based on the TV series
Freewheelers, published by Piccolo/TV Times, entitled "Freewheelers - Sign Of The Beaver" and "Freewheelers - The Spy Game".
Fennell died on his 65th birthday in 2001.
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