The Last Jedi is coming…

The trailer for the highly anticipated Star Wars film The Last Jedi premiered on the 9th of September and at the time of writing has racked up over 120.1 MILLION views! Directed by Rian Johnson the film picks up right where 2015’s The Force Awakens left off.  Following the adventures of Rey, Poe, Finn and of course BB-8. Brian has …

Rogue One Launches in Brazil

In December 2016 Brian traveled to São Paulo Brazil to promote Rogue One A Star Wars Story. Comicon Experience 2016 is the largest comic and pop culture fan event in the world with a crowd of 200,000 attendees!   Featuring presentations and exclusive footage from the likes of HBO, Netflix, Disney, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm. Brian brought exclusive creature footage …

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…

In July 2013 Brian was asked to be part of the core creature effects department for Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Working as Puppeteer Consultant, Brian helped develop and perform creatures and droids from design to screen. He was also involved in casting many of the alien creature roles in the movie. Produced by Lucasfilm, Bad Robot and The Walt …

You've gotta love that bear!

This Christmas sees the West End début of one of CBeebies’ best loved characters:  Little Charlie Bear! Written and Directed by Brian Herring and produced by Sally Humphreys Productions , Little Charlie Bear and his Christmas adventure is a fun, magical Christmas show for the very young! Brian has utilized his years of experience as a puppeteer and writer, as well as his knowledge of  directing …

Little Shop For Hire!

After the successful run of the Birmingham Rep production of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’, Brian is very happy to be able to offer the plants  for hire. If your thinking of putting on ‘Little Shop’ and need plants for your production as well as training for your puppeteer(s) and plant voice, please feel free to contact Brian.  For more information click HERE.

The Rainbow Shines…

‘A Shine of Rainbows’ has recently been released in Canada and the USA. Shot in Ireland in 2007, the movie tells the story of an orphan boy who finds a new life on a remote island where he comes to terms with his surroundings, the local folklore and learns the secrets of seals. The production stars Aidan Quinn (Legends of the …

Back on Skid Row… AGAIN!

Brian has just signed up to perform Audrey II in Birmingham Rep’s production of  ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ throughout August and September. This will be his ninth stint as the ‘mean green mother from outerspace’!  He will also act as puppet consultant for the design and building process of the four plants. The show is directed by Peter Rowe and will …

"Plenty of fish!"

Brian has just finished shooting several ads for high street chain Argos!  The ads feature a Walrus receiving fish from a couple of penguin delivery men!  Brian puppeteered the walrus and penguin faces with Chris Clarke and Kevin Hudson. The animals themselves were created by Cliff Wallace and his team at Creature FX.To view the ad click here and to go behind the scenes …

'Guess How Much I Love You' begins….

Rehersals for ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ are now underway. Adaptor/Director David Wood (OBE) has already begun working with the talented cast. Suzie Caulcutt’s beautiful costumes and set look like they have stepped right out of Anita Jeram’s illustrations. Brian will be working with actress Emily Altneu to bring Scott Brooker’s wonderful puppets to life in this charming adaptaion of …

Guess How Much I Love You. LIVE!

Brian has joined the production team of ‘Guess How Much I Love You.’ ‘Guess How Much I Love You’ will be a  live, musical version of the globally acclaimed, modern children’s classic written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram. The book will be adapted for the stage by writer/director David Wood OBE, whose other stage successes Pokies include; ‘The Tiger …