Sonesta Resort Characters

These are the Sonesta Resort Characters. It’s very exciting to finally see the launch video of Sonesta Resort part of the Maho Group. The resort is in St Maartens and has been rebuilt after the devastating hurricane Irma. With the grand reopening and new shows they are also introducing an entirely new family and children program. I am both honored …

Frog Puppet – Legoland

The Frog puppet I designed and built for Legoland. They are used in the Duplo Play area story theatre, in Legoland Windsor.  These puppets get used in the puppet theatre in the Duplo land and every summer the staff at the park, put on a range of fairytale stories all with puppets. The Toad puppet will be the villain of their …

Mini Frog Puppet – Legoland

The mini frog puppets I designed and built for the Duplo Play area story theatre, in Legoland Windsor.  These puppets get used in the puppet theatre in the Duplo land and every summer the staff at the park, put on a range of fairy tale stories all with puppets. The Toad puppet will be the villain of their new story …

Oi Frog Live – Character Pieces

Oi Frog Live Character Pieces. I built a number of Character costume / puppet pieces for Oi Frog Live , a new musical touring theatre show. Here, you can see examples of some of these characters, including the huge Gnu’s sit in Canoes wig, Larks sit on Sharks, Cheetah Fajita Headdress and chef hat, and the Kangaroo ears and tail. …

BBC feeling btter cbeebies puppets by chris barlow

Feeling Better Puppets – BBC / Cbeebies

BBC /Cbeebies: feeling better. I was the puppet designer and maker for a major new Cbeebies TV series Feeling Better. The show, presented by Dr Radha, features two puppet creatures, Ben and Breagh. They explore the complex world of emotions. Series 1 started airing March 19th 2017, and is featured on BBC 1, the Cbeebies channel, youtube and cbeebies radio. …

Character Head Sculpt

culpt The character head sculpts for the beach house crew character iggy the iguana for the Maho Group resorts new family project. I am a professional puppet maker and creature creator. Also I design, illustrate, sculpt and fabricate. I have a performance background as both an actor and puppeteer. So when I develop characters and build puppets I always approach …

yonderland sketch

Yonderland Sketch

A yonderland sketch i did for the yonderland series 3 puppet team, featuring many of the creatures we built for the new series. I am a professional puppet maker and creature creator. Also I design, illustrate, sculpt and fabricate. I have a performance background as both an actor and puppeteer. So when I develop characters and build puppets I always …

Rumculls and Ragwater

I designed and made the set and shadow puppets for The River Peoples production of Rumculls and Ragwater.

stephen fry as cuddley dick

Yonderland Bad Wig for Stephen Fry

This is the Bad Wig puppet and mech, I designed and built for Yonderland 3 for sky 1 as worn by the amazing Stephen Fry. The puppet team was headed by Fiona Cazaly. With puppet builders Natalie Ellnor, Andy Heath, myself and puppet costume maker David Brown, puppet props maker Lisa coles, and Department assistant Christiana Kafaridou. I am a …

The Twits Illyria

I designed and built the Production and puppets for Illyrias outdoor national tour of The Twits.