Thunderbirds Are Go as Tracy Island returns to TV

The first glimpse of the new Thunderbird 1 has been unveiled to fans as the much-loved series is due to make a comeback to British TV screens as it airs on ITV next year.

Thunderbirds Are Go! will feature original and new cast members including David Graham from series 1, who will revive his role as chauffeur Parker.

Fans got a first look at the new Thunderbird 1- and it looks almost exactly as it did five decades ago. Credit: PA

Rosamund Pike will voice Lady Penelope, while Kayvan Novak - from Channel 4's Facejacker - plays inventor Brains and Thomas Brodie-Sangster from Game Of Thrones will be John Tracy.

While the original series, launched by the late Gerry Anderson in 1965, featured puppets the new version will mix CGI animation with live action sets.