THE man who created Thunderbirds popped into a Witney hairdressers in 2002.

Gerry Anderson re-opened what used to be Styles in Corn Street after it had a complete refurbishment and got new name, Vente Tsunami.

It was run by Linda Keen who also worked in the film and television industry – including Thunderbirds.

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She said: "I was involved with the original series of Thunderbirds and the Return of Thunderbirds, making wigs for Lady Penelope and Parker. I've also been a make-up artist for films."

Mr Anderson, with customers and 16 members of staff, celebrated with Champagne.