A wide-ranging UK puppeteer who worked briefly on
Telegoons in 1963 (see The Lost
Colony episode in the Tele-Goonography section for more information).
Puppeteers Heather Granger (L) and Joan
working on Roberta Leigh's "Space Patrol", c. 1962
Granpa (1989)(TV movie, animated with colour pencils, 35 mins,
colour) ...rendering artist
Labyrinth (1986) ...foam laboratory technician (assisted by Sean
McCormick and Sue Higgins).
cartoon series, 40 episodes, 5 mins, colour) ...animator
Dark Crystal (1982) ...latex foam
The Great Muppet Caper (1981) ...Muppet designer and
"Wonder Boy and Tiger"
(1966)(TV puppet series, Roberta Leigh dir., Wonderama Productions, 13
episodes, 15 minutes, colour) ...puppeteer
"Paul Starr" (1964)(Pilot for TV puppet series, Roberta
Leigh dir., Wonderama Productions, colour, 26 mins) ...puppeteer (alongside
Martin & Heather Granger, who also made the puppets)
"The Telegoons" (1963)(TV
puppet series, Tony Young dir., Grosvenor Films/BBC, 1:40 mins opening sequence
of revised pilot film only) ...puppeteer (credited as 'assistant')
puppet series, Roberta Leigh dir., Wonderama Productions, all 39 episodes, 25
mins) ...puppeteer (alongside Heather Granger)
...aka "Planet Patrol" (1962)(USA)
"Sarah and Hoppity"
puppet series, Roberta Leigh dir., Wonderama Productions, 13:30 mins, pilot
episode only. Based on the books by Roberta Leigh) ...puppeteer (alongside Jane
"The Adventures of Chippy"
as part of Associated-Rediffusion's Small Time, around 1960)(TV puppet
series) ...puppeteer (credited as 'animator')
"A Rubovian Legend" (1956)(TV
puppet series, Gordon Murray dir., BBC, 1st episode only: The Queen's Dragon)
Will O' The Gris
play, BBC) ...puppeteer
The Wonderful Horse
puppet play, BBC) ...puppeteer