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 …

What's Your News Returns!

Brian has just started shooting on the second season of ‘What’s Your News?’ The CGI motion-capture show produced by TT Animation and the CBC.  The show will again be directed by Rob Tygner and is produced and written by Jocelyn Stevenson.  Filming is taking place at the Pinewood-based motion capture facility Centroid 3D. Brian will reprise his roles as Anthony …

What's Cooking?

Brian has recently finished shooting ‘Annabel’s Kitchen’.  A new cookery show for CITV starring celebrity children’s chef Annabel Karmel.  Brian plays Jimmy the Penguin, Annabel’s enthusiastic but hapless assitant.  Also featured is Rebecca Negan as Annabel’s right-hand penguin Pearl. The 30 11min episodes will air on CITV from 30th April twice daily at 12pm and 3pm and simulcast on ITV1.

A Story A Day…

The second series of the multi-award winning pre-school series ‘Bookaboo’ is currently airing on this year as Paws (left), the music obsessed keyboard player.  For more information and showtimes 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 …

How odd!

Brian has just finished shooting an edition of ITV1’s new Saturday night game show ‘Odd One In’. Hosted by Bradley Walsh, the new show features celebrity guests who have to pick a member of a line-up who has a special skill or ability. Brian ‘lent a hand’ in a game where one of the contestants didn’t have the use of their own …

'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 …

'What's your News?' wins animation festival!

TT Animation’s pre-school show ‘What’s Your News?’ was entered for the “Japan Prize”, which is an international competition for educational shows, organised by NHK (Japan’s equivalent of the BBC) in Tokyo. With over 360 shows entered from 65 countries and ‘What’s Your News?’ not only won “Best Pre-School Show” but also the overall “Grand Prix Prize”. The last time a …

CBBC!

Brian joined Iain and Hacker live on CBBC this week as a talking box from another dimension! This was his fourth outing on the live broadcast having appeared several time with Ed and Oucho as recurring cactus character Grandpa Archemedies (right)!  For footage click here