Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles with Gareth Lyons

Aug 17, 2017, 12:36 PM

Animator Gareth Lyons joins Alan and Ellen to talk about as many of the incarnations of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as they can in an hour. We talk comics, the 1987 cartoon, the 1990 movie, the 2003 series, the 2014 movie, the 2012 series, the action figures, everything basically. Did you know that a lot of the 1987 series was animated in Dublin? Gareth did. Gareth knows a lot about those Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. He was happy to share it with us.

Gareth animated and directed the upcoming RTÉ series Ends Meet which will be airing this autumn and he’s also running the alternative animation festival HACKfest which is on Aug 26th in A4 Sounds.

The TMNT documentary Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is on Netflix

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Don’t forget about Juvenalia LIVE in the Tivoli Theatre, September 27th as part of the Dublin Podcast Festival by HeadStuff and Aiken Promotions. We’re sharing a bill with The Alison Spittle Show with Alison obviously being the main event what with her being famous and popular and everything. Anyway, tickets are on sale NOW and we want to see you there. We’ll announce our guest for the night soon-ish.

If you liked this then you’re gonna LOVE Double Love, the HeadStuff Podcast Network’s new Sweet Valley High podcast hosted by Karyn Moynihan and Anna Carey.

This episode is sponsored by the March For Choice which leaves from the Garden Of Remembrance, Dublin at 2pm, September 30th.


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This episode was produced by Brian