Television Appearances

All my main TV work as Arbie is included here as well as 
some other character work too.
You can find details of all my TV appearances at IMDB.

That Mitchell And Webb Look

(2010) BBC
This comedy sketch is set in the canteen of a space ship.

I play 'Colin' - a heavily disguised robot with evil intent.

Never Mind the Buzzcocks

(2005) BBC
Arbie was the 'Mystery Guest' in this episode of the popular comedy music quiz.

Barney The Dinosaur 
on  'This Morning' (1 of 2)

This is me as 'Barney The Dinosaur' at Christmas on the ITV magazine show
'This Morning' with Richard Madeley & Judy Finnigan  
I played him for 5 years for live appearances mainly in Europe but also South Africa

Barney The Dinosaur
on 'This Morning' (2 of 2)

This is me as 'Barney The Dinosaur' on
'This Morning' again, this time promoting 'Kids Sing '97' 

The Movie Game

Two series for BBC TV
Hosted by Jonathon Morris (1993), then John Barrowman (1994)
Three teams of two children play a series of movie-related games in order to win movie-related prizes.
I appear as 'Lectrix' - the robot

Tricks 'n' Tracks

Two series for BBC TV
The series of magic, music, tricks and tips.
With Paul Zenon, Sally Gray
& resident robots Arbie, Adam and Eve

Fungus The Bogeyman
Go Wild ! 

Two series for Central Television - broadcast live from Nottingham.

A montage of clips of me as 'Fungus The Bogeyman' on Central Television's 'Go Wild!'
This was a 'live' children's environmental program hosted by Chris Packham.
Also appearing with me in this montage are Craig Charles, Pat Sharpe, Anthea Turner, and members of the Central Television Workshop.
1) The mouth was controlled by myself by wrist action. It wasn't a subtle move which looks very odd. Shame the shots weren't framed to keep it out of shot as much as possible.
2) The eyes blinked on a timer.
3) My viewing was restricted to looking out of the nostrils. If you look closely you can see my eye in this picture on IMDB.

Go Wild ! 

In this clip I'm playing both Arbie the Robot and Fungus The Bogeyman. 
Although the show was 'live' Arbie had to be pre-recorded obviously.

The Hippodrome Show

Thames TV variety show (6 episodes)
Hosted by Ventriloquist Ronn Lucas and filmed at the London Hippodrome.
This was the first TV appearance with the complete full head mask

Amstrad's Fidelity Range
TV Advert

I appear as a robot customer in a shop in a robot world.


(1986) TVAM
 Presented by Timmy Mallett which was included as part of
'Good Morning Britain' presented by Anne Diamond and Adrian Brown

Top of the Pops (1 of 2)

(1985) BBC
Clouds across the Moon : The Rah Band
I appear as the 'intergalactic operator'

Sky Trax

(1984) SKY
Arbie appears on Sky's video and interview show
An explosive performance with Pat Sharp and Linda Lusardi

Top of the Pops (2 of 2)

(1984) BBC
Automatic : The Pointer Sisters

Blue Peter

(1984) BBC
Long running live children's magazine show.
Arbie shows an early demonstration of robotics.

Omnibus - The Sound of Musak

(1984) BBC
Arts documentary series.
This episode investigates the background music that we always hear but to which we never listen.
Featuring Neil Innes (with me as one of 3 robots),.

Tomorrow's World

(1984) BBC
BBC television series on new developments in science and technology.
This episode took a light hearted look at the role of robots in the future as we approached 1984

The Rock Gospel Show

(1983) BBC
Sheila Walsh sings 'Sleepwalking'
Arbie is the backing dancer!

The Morecambe & Wise Show

(1983) Thames Television 
Sketch in their Christmas Special
I'm in the brown suit and ginger wig!

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