We try and put our more recent work here, stuff that may have slipped through the net elsewhere or just stuff we like. Its hard for us to put up to date pictures up as protocol prevents us from publishing our work until it has been broadcast…and then we’ve moved on and forgotten about it, but we’ll try .
‘Das Boot’ Railings, ladders, New York news stand.
The ‘Clone-a-Tron 3000’
Collapsing Z bed.
A Selfie flat for Blenhiem Palace and a modified shopping trolly for ‘Cats does countdown’
This was a full size boat ,made lightweight so that the crewcould easily lift it onto the beach.
We made and installed this piece of art for the coop headquarters in Manchester.
This is a Men in Black style neuralizer made for a tv commercial.
Swords, sheilds and axes , all made from mdf and foamex. The helmets were bought childrens toys that were painted and distressed .
This is a gear wall made for The Manchester Museum of Science and Industry for their educational events.
Craft Knives with a variety of safer blades, one is blunted and others are made out of plasticard and soft craft foam
This is a tree made for a show at The Bradford Film and TV Museum. Fairy shadows are cast on the rear wall when differnt spotlights are shone on to the tree
Made from MDF and painted
We made this for a tv commercial with Bradley Wiggins. It was used on a set for a school play.
A brain swap machine, one of a number of props we made for Eight Out of Ten Cats.
An exhibition prop we made for MOSI , when the wheel is spun fast all the colours merge to make white.
A prop we made for the Dreams commercial. When string were pulled off camera the arms were released and it threw a volley of snowballs
We made this as patrt of a touring exhibition of Tim Peakes space voyage, this fits inside the Vostock rocket that we also made for the exhibition.
Federico was one of a series of talking cakes we made as idents for The Great British Bake Off
We were asked to make this replica and a British tv camera of a similar period .
A collapsing table we made for a tv ad. When string were pulled on cue off camera the table collapses. Can you see a bit of a ‘string theme’ to our props?.
Made for Eight Out of Ten Cats
One soft crowbar and one real one
One soft bobbin and one real one.
One real hammer and one soft one
Made for Mrs Browns Boys The Movie
Made for a touring exhibition about astronaut Tim Peake
Made for ‘Happy Valley’. WE’ve made quite a bit for them over the years, mainly soft pprops for fight scenes.
A futuristic neuroscanner made for a film.
One soft anchor and one real one.
Blenhiem Palace Cinderella themed work for Christmas.
Selfie Flats for Beaulieu Motor Museum
Model of the CO-OP stand for the County shows.
Gravestones are not allowed to be filmed so these where made for TV drama ‘Cold Feet’
A fast food store in a microwave. The puppets were operated form underneath the worktop.
Set for the Library Theatre’s production of ‘Gates of Gold’.
Carved prop for TV drama and various explosive devices for videos.
Props for Chester Zoo educational service, and a truckload of Dosh.
Refurbing and remodelling of puppet head for ‘World on Fire’. (mammoth screen)
40 replica shells for HMS Exeter gunnery set. ‘World on Fire’.
Replica period radios. 2 softs & 3 breakables for Sean Bean to throw around.
(World on Fire).
Two fortune telling booths race around the countdown studios
Rotating Owl Head for ‘Inside No. 9’
Prop for ‘Waterloo Road’
Space is sometimes at a premium in the workshop
Snack Machine for ‘Cats’
Another thing for Jimmy Carr to drive around the studio on.
Recycling Awards for Chester Zoo
Rick sometimes ‘playfully’ sets a trap for me when I open the worshop in the morning.