Alan Fennell

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Alan Fennell
Born (1936-12-10)10 December 1936
Died 10 December 2001(2001-12-10) (aged 65)
Nationality British
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 TV Century 21 and Look-in.

Fennell wrote episodes of Fireball XL5 and Stingray and more than ten episodes of Thunderbirds including "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 Freewheelers, and of the film 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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