13 episodes

Spy-fi audio drama starring Genevieve Gaunt, Sacha Dhawan, Paterson Joseph and Nicola Walker. From the worlds of Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson.

Series Summary: The First Action Bureau exists to protect the Earth - near-utopian by 2068 - from criminal elements before they get the chance to act. Using decades of ‘big data’ and globally connected quantum artificial intelligence, the Bureau is able to predict criminal activity before it occurs. Nero Jones may be the best agent the Bureau has, but something strange is going on. Headaches and bizarre dreams are troubling this deadly assassin, and as her missions continue it becomes increasingly clear that all is not well... not just with her, but with the Bureau itself. But where do the lies end? And where does the truth begin?

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It has been created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs, and has been directed by Nicholas Briggs, and is being produced and distributed by Anderson Entertainment.

Series one is being released as an audio drama podcast consisting of 10x10’ episodes, hosted and supported by the team at Captivate.

First Action Bureau was developed and recorded remotely during the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020

Nero Jones - Genevieve Gaunt

Benjamin Saal - Sacha Dhawan

Zero One - Paterson Joseph

Charlize Wilkin - Nicola Walker

Eddie Hunter - Wayne Forester

Angus Reed - Richard James

Created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs

Directed by Nicholas Briggs

Produced by Jamie Anderson

Sound design by Iain Meadows

Music by Joe Kraemer

Graphic design by Marcus Stamps

Recording by Benji Clifford

Distributed by Anderson Entertainment Ltd.

First Action Bureau Anderson Entertainment

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    • 4.8 • 66 Ratings

Spy-fi audio drama starring Genevieve Gaunt, Sacha Dhawan, Paterson Joseph and Nicola Walker. From the worlds of Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson.

Series Summary: The First Action Bureau exists to protect the Earth - near-utopian by 2068 - from criminal elements before they get the chance to act. Using decades of ‘big data’ and globally connected quantum artificial intelligence, the Bureau is able to predict criminal activity before it occurs. Nero Jones may be the best agent the Bureau has, but something strange is going on. Headaches and bizarre dreams are troubling this deadly assassin, and as her missions continue it becomes increasingly clear that all is not well... not just with her, but with the Bureau itself. But where do the lies end? And where does the truth begin?

Subscribe now: http://andr.sn/FABnow

It has been created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs, and has been directed by Nicholas Briggs, and is being produced and distributed by Anderson Entertainment.

Series one is being released as an audio drama podcast consisting of 10x10’ episodes, hosted and supported by the team at Captivate.

First Action Bureau was developed and recorded remotely during the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020

Nero Jones - Genevieve Gaunt

Benjamin Saal - Sacha Dhawan

Zero One - Paterson Joseph

Charlize Wilkin - Nicola Walker

Eddie Hunter - Wayne Forester

Angus Reed - Richard James

Created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs

Directed by Nicholas Briggs

Produced by Jamie Anderson

Sound design by Iain Meadows

Music by Joe Kraemer

Graphic design by Marcus Stamps

Recording by Benji Clifford

Distributed by Anderson Entertainment Ltd.

    The Truth Hurts | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 10

    The Truth Hurts | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 10

    It’s time for Nero to learn the truth. But is this the truth? How can she be sure of anything now? But she’s about to be faced with something undeniable and truly disturbing.
    Learn more at firstactionbureau.com
    About The SeriesThe First Action Bureau exists to protect the Earth - near-utopian by 2068 - from criminal elements before they get the chance to act. Using decades of ‘big data’ and globally connected quantum artificial intelligence, the Bureau is able to predict criminal activity before it occurs. Nero Jones may be the best agent the Bureau has, but something strange is going on. Headaches and bizarre dreams are troubling this deadly assassin, and as her missions continue it becomes increasingly clear that all is not well... not just with her, but with the Bureau itself. But where do the lies end? And where does the truth begin?
    From the worlds of Gerry Anderson (Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space:1999, UFO), First Action Bureau is a spy-fi drama series starring Genevieve Gaunt (Knightfall, Harry Potter, The Royals), Sacha Dhawan (Doctor Who, Iron Fist, Mr Selfridge), Paterson Joseph (Noughts + Crosses, Timeless, Peep Show), and Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, Spooks, Last Tango in Halifax). With Richard James (Space Precinct) and Wayne Forester (New Captain Scarlet).
    It has been created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs, and has been directed by Nicholas Briggs, and is being produced and distributed by Anderson Entertainment.
    Series one is being released as an audio drama podcast consisting of 10x10’ episodes, hosted and supported by the team at Captivate.

    • 11 min
    From Earth to the Moon | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 9

    From Earth to the Moon | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 9

    Nero, Hunter and Benjamin - an unlikely trio if ever there was one, and Nero’s not sure who she’d rather spend less time with. No time to think about that though - Nero has other more pressing things on her mind. Is anything real?
    Learn more at firstactionbureau.com
    About The SeriesThe First Action Bureau exists to protect the Earth - near-utopian by 2068 - from criminal elements before they get the chance to act. Using decades of ‘big data’ and globally connected quantum artificial intelligence, the Bureau is able to predict criminal activity before it occurs. Nero Jones may be the best agent the Bureau has, but something strange is going on. Headaches and bizarre dreams are troubling this deadly assassin, and as her missions continue it becomes increasingly clear that all is not well... not just with her, but with the Bureau itself. But where do the lies end? And where does the truth begin?
    From the worlds of Gerry Anderson (Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space:1999, UFO), First Action Bureau is a spy-fi drama series starring Genevieve Gaunt (Knightfall, Harry Potter, The Royals), Sacha Dhawan (Doctor Who, Iron Fist, Mr Selfridge), Paterson Joseph (Noughts + Crosses, Timeless, Peep Show), and Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, Spooks, Last Tango in Halifax). With Richard James (Space Precinct) and Wayne Forester (New Captain Scarlet).
    It has been created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs, and has been directed by Nicholas Briggs, and is being produced and distributed by Anderson Entertainment.
    Series one is being released as an audio drama podcast consisting of 10x10’ episodes, hosted and supported by the team at Captivate.

    • 8 min
    Compromised | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 8

    Compromised | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 8

    The news from Benjamin is hit Nero hard. If what he’s said is true - how can she be sure about anything? Meanwhile the Bureau is becoming suspicious of Nero and Benjamin’s activity. It’s time for Nero to be assigned a new partner…
    Learn more at firstactionbureau.com
    About The SeriesThe First Action Bureau exists to protect the Earth - near-utopian by 2068 - from criminal elements before they get the chance to act. Using decades of ‘big data’ and globally connected quantum artificial intelligence, the Bureau is able to predict criminal activity before it occurs. Nero Jones may be the best agent the Bureau has, but something strange is going on. Headaches and bizarre dreams are troubling this deadly assassin, and as her missions continue it becomes increasingly clear that all is not well... not just with her, but with the Bureau itself. But where do the lies end? And where does the truth begin?
    From the worlds of Gerry Anderson (Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space:1999, UFO), First Action Bureau is a spy-fi drama series starring Genevieve Gaunt (Knightfall, Harry Potter, The Royals), Sacha Dhawan (Doctor Who, Iron Fist, Mr Selfridge), Paterson Joseph (Noughts + Crosses, Timeless, Peep Show), and Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, Spooks, Last Tango in Halifax). With Richard James (Space Precinct) and Wayne Forester (New Captain Scarlet).
    It has been created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs, and has been directed by Nicholas Briggs, and is being produced and distributed by Anderson Entertainment.
    Series one is being released as an audio drama podcast consisting of 10x10’ episodes, hosted and supported by the team at Captivate.

    • 7 min
    Parks & Relaxation | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 7

    Parks & Relaxation | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 7

    Benjamin’s been in touch again. And now Nero’s going to meet him. Is it a date? She hopes not. But after telling her ‘Nothing is true’, Nero is intrigued. She's about to learn something that could change everything!
    Learn more at firstactionbureau.com
    About The SeriesThe First Action Bureau exists to protect the Earth - near-utopian by 2068 - from criminal elements before they get the chance to act. Using decades of ‘big data’ and globally connected quantum artificial intelligence, the Bureau is able to predict criminal activity before it occurs. Nero Jones may be the best agent the Bureau has, but something strange is going on. Headaches and bizarre dreams are troubling this deadly assassin, and as her missions continue it becomes increasingly clear that all is not well... not just with her, but with the Bureau itself. But where do the lies end? And where does the truth begin?
    From the worlds of Gerry Anderson (Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space:1999, UFO), First Action Bureau is a spy-fi drama series starring Genevieve Gaunt (Knightfall, Harry Potter, The Royals), Sacha Dhawan (Doctor Who, Iron Fist, Mr Selfridge), Paterson Joseph (Noughts + Crosses, Timeless, Peep Show), and Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, Spooks, Last Tango in Halifax). With Richard James (Space Precinct) and Wayne Forester (New Captain Scarlet).
    It has been created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs, and has been directed by Nicholas Briggs, and is being produced and distributed by Anderson Entertainment.
    Series one is being released as an audio drama podcast consisting of 10x10’ episodes, hosted and supported by the team at Captivate.

    • 9 min
    Feelings | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 6

    Feelings | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 6

    Mission successful. Wilkin is dead, and Nero has saved the Mars Two colony. Not a bad day’s work. Now it’s time to head home, but Benjamin Saal is in her head. How? Why? She’s about to receive some disturbing news about him.
    Learn more at firstactionbureau.com
    About The SeriesThe First Action Bureau exists to protect the Earth - near-utopian by 2068 - from criminal elements before they get the chance to act. Using decades of ‘big data’ and globally connected quantum artificial intelligence, the Bureau is able to predict criminal activity before it occurs. Nero Jones may be the best agent the Bureau has, but something strange is going on. Headaches and bizarre dreams are troubling this deadly assassin, and as her missions continue it becomes increasingly clear that all is not well... not just with her, but with the Bureau itself. But where do the lies end? And where does the truth begin?
    From the worlds of Gerry Anderson (Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space:1999, UFO), First Action Bureau is a spy-fi drama series starring Genevieve Gaunt (Knightfall, Harry Potter, The Royals), Sacha Dhawan (Doctor Who, Iron Fist, Mr Selfridge), Paterson Joseph (Noughts + Crosses, Timeless, Peep Show), and Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, Spooks, Last Tango in Halifax). With Richard James (Space Precinct) and Wayne Forester (New Captain Scarlet).
    It has been created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs, and has been directed by Nicholas Briggs, and is being produced and distributed by Anderson Entertainment.
    Series one is being released as an audio drama podcast consisting of 10x10’ episodes, hosted and supported by the team at Captivate.

    • 9 min
    It's What I Do... | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 5

    It's What I Do... | First Action Bureau | Series 1 Episode 5

    Despite Nero’s headaches, she has a job to do. She’s confirmed the intel on Wilkin, and now it’s time to proceed with her orders. Another kill. But that’s no challenge for Nero… it’s what she does.
    Learn more at firstactionbureau.com
    About The SeriesThe First Action Bureau exists to protect the Earth - near-utopian by 2068 - from criminal elements before they get the chance to act. Using decades of ‘big data’ and globally connected quantum artificial intelligence, the Bureau is able to predict criminal activity before it occurs. Nero Jones may be the best agent the Bureau has, but something strange is going on. Headaches and bizarre dreams are troubling this deadly assassin, and as her missions continue it becomes increasingly clear that all is not well... not just with her, but with the Bureau itself. But where do the lies end? And where does the truth begin?
    From the worlds of Gerry Anderson (Thunderbirds, Captain Scarlet, Space:1999, UFO), First Action Bureau is a spy-fi drama series starring Genevieve Gaunt (Knightfall, Harry Potter, The Royals), Sacha Dhawan (Doctor Who, Iron Fist, Mr Selfridge), Paterson Joseph (Noughts + Crosses, Timeless, Peep Show), and Nicola Walker (Unforgotten, Spooks, Last Tango in Halifax). With Richard James (Space Precinct) and Wayne Forester (New Captain Scarlet).
    It has been created and written by Jamie Anderson and Nicholas Briggs, and has been directed by Nicholas Briggs, and is being produced and distributed by Anderson Entertainment.
    Series one is being released as an audio drama podcast consisting of 10x10’ episodes, hosted and supported by the team at Captivate.

    • 9 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
66 Ratings

66 Ratings

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Great fun!

Great fun!

The Real Marv ,

Stand by for First class Action

Stand by for a wild ride of a seriously great audio drama, wonderfully created and scripted by Jamie Anderson & Nicholas Briggs, with loose ties to the creations of Jamie’s father, the great Gerry Anderson. Featuring the stellar voice talents of top actors, all recorded, produced, and written while the world was in lockdown!

Nothing less than F.A.B.!!!

Rob_Pickering ,

Outstanding!

Very professionally produced and engaging!

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