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Stingray is a childrens marionette television show, created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and produced by AP Films for ATV and ITC Entertainment from 196465. Its 39 half-hour episodes were originally screened on ITV in the UK and in syndication in the USA. The scriptwriters included Gerry and Sylvia Anderson,
Alan Fennell and Dennis Spooner. Barry Gray composed the music, and Derek Meddings was the special effects director.

Stingray was the first Supermarionation show to be filmed in colour, and also the first in which marionettes had interchangeable heads with different facial expressions. It was also the first British television programme to be filmed entirely in colour (the earlier series The Adventures of Sir Lancelot had been made in colour from halfway through its run). At that time the US stations were gearing up for full-time colour broadcasting, although Independent Television in Britain did not begin colour transmission until November 1969.

In 1980 and 1981 two compilation TV movies were made for the US market, airing on American television as part of an ITC Entertainment package of movies called Super Space Theater; this practice was common at the time for many of Gerry Andersons series.
The Marineville Headquarter Play Set
The first one released in 1980, entitled The Incredible Voyage of Stingray was made up of the episodes Stingray, Plant Of Doom, Count Down and The Master Plan. A year later in 1981 another compilation this time entitled Invaders from the Deep featured the episodes Hostages of the Deep, The Big Gun, Emergency Marineville and Deep Heat.

During 1992 Matchbox produced a range of Stingray toys and a Marineville Headquarter Play Set.

Several Stingray Toys to get a feeling for the dimensions.



Stingray is a childrens marionette television show, created by Gerry and Sylvia Anderson and produced by AP Films for ATV and ITC Entertainment from 196465. Its 39 half-hour episodes were originally screened on ITV in the UK and in syndication in the USA. The scriptwriters included Gerry and Sylvia Anderson,
Alan Fennell and Dennis Spooner. Barry Gray composed the music, and Derek Meddings was the special effects director.

Stingray was the first Supermarionation show to be filmed in colour, and also the first in which marionettes had interchangeable heads with different facial expressions. It was also the first British television programme to be filmed entirely in colour (the earlier series The Adventures of Sir Lancelot had been made in colour from halfway through its run). At that time the US stations were gearing up for full-time colour broadcasting, although Independent Television in Britain did not begin colour transmission until November 1969.

In 1980 and 1981 two compilation TV movies were made for the US market, airing on American television as part of an ITC Entertainment package of movies called Super Space Theater; this practice was common at the time for many of Gerry Andersons series.
The Marineville Headquarter Play Set
The first one released in 1980, entitled The Incredible Voyage of Stingray was made up of the episodes Stingray, Plant Of Doom, Count Down and The Master Plan. A year later in 1981 another compilation this time entitled Invaders from the Deep featured the episodes Hostages of the Deep, The Big Gun, Emergency Marineville and Deep Heat.

During 1992 Matchbox produced a range of Stingray toys and a Marineville Headquarter Play Set.

Several Stingray Toys to get a feeling for the dimensions.

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Plastic 9 cm (3,5 inch) Stingray Character
Marina
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Plastic 9 cm (3,5 inch) Stingray Character
Captain Troy Tempest
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Plastic 9 cm (3,5 inch) Stingray Character
Commander Sam Shore
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Plastic 9 cm (3,5 inch) Stingray Character
Evil Lord Titan
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Small Stingray 10 cm (4 inch)
 
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Terror Fish
 
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Large Stingray 30 cm (12 inch)