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 …

The Greatest Show on Earth…

Brian was honoured to be invited to take part in the opening ceremony for the 2012 Olympic Games. He joined puppet company Blind Summit and the rest of the 7,500 strong cast of dancers, aerialists, puppeteers, stilt walkers, acrobats, and volunteers to help bring Director Danny Boyle’s stunning vision to the world stage. Brian performed in the ‘Second Star to …

The Doctor is in…

This summer saw Brian making his way to Cardiff to shoot an episode of the BBC’s smash hit Sci-Fi drama Dr Who! As you can imagine both plot and casting details are top secret, but all will be revealed when Dr Who series 8 airs on BBC1 later this year. For more on DR Who click HERE.

What's that coming over the hill…?

Moshi Monsters is an international internet gaming phenomenon!  Now these online characters have released thier first album ‘Music Rox!’  Brian has been helping the monsters take living form as puppets.  The first character to make it into the real world is Zack Binspin.  Working with thier creators Mind Candy, Brian oversaw the design and build of the puppet and then …

Drunk!

Double Brit award winner Ed Sheeran’s new video ‘Drunk’ features the artist on a drunken night out with his pet cat! Brian was invited along to give the cat a helping hand.  To see the results click HERE.

X Marks the spotlight!

Brian was honoured to be involved in a performance with Olly Murs on X-Factor!  The Muppets paid a special visit to the show and Brian was asked to perform Fozzie Bear for the show which also featured Animal and starred Miss Piggy. Over a dozen UK puppeteers worked with Muppet performer Eric Jacobson to achieve a hugely entertaining musical treat. …

Broadcast Yourself…

Brian has just launched his own channel on Youtube.com. You can view clips of Brian’s work by clicking HERE.

The Little Shop is Open and Online…

The website for ‘Little Shop of Hires’ is now online! Little Shop of Hires offers plant puppets and props for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ as well as advice and training for puppeteers playing Audrey II. For more information click HERE

Lost In Space…

Brian has recently been filming on Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi movie ‘Prometheus’. This much anticipated return to the genre from the director of the original ‘Alien’ and the classic ‘Blade Runner’ is scheduled to be released on June 8th next year and stars Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron,  Noomi Rapace and Idris Elba. Plot details of the movie are a closely guarded …

Haven a great time!

Annabel Karmel and Jimmy the Penguin have just returned from ‘Annable’s Kitchen LIVE!’ The culinary duo took the show to several Haven Holiday parks up and down the country for fun, games and cookery. The script was written by Brian and the set was built by the Little Shop of Hires Company. Brian would like to thank all the members of th …