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  • locations outside the UK where some of my animatronic work can be seen
  • locations of work in in partnership with Gems Display Figures

    
    Animatronics, Robotics and Props - latest at top
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    13 refurbishment of my human sized Shadow Biped robot for the Science Museum London.
    13 Special effect flying shoes for a Berlin show.
    11 Creation of a breathing torso for The War Tunnels museum, Jersey.
    11 Creation of a special effect table for Svein Flygari Johansen, a Nowegian artist.
    11 Creation of an animatronic Nutcracker Doll for the English National Ballet's forthcoming production of 'The Nutcracker'.
    11 creation of a pair of human sized animatronic legs using Mckibben type pneumatic muscles.
    10 work on a Jim Whiting installation at the Shaubuden Festival in Dresden.
    10 Flickering electronic Oil-Lamp head for a Yinka Shonibare figure exhibited in Jerusalem.
    09 Control electronics and software for Jim Whiting's Boxer Shorts Bingo at the BAC and Royal Festival Hall, London
    09 Puppeting system and show control of Jim Whiting's Deus ex Machina, West Fluegel Theatre, Leipzig
    09 Gaze-Controls - animatronic neck posts for Gems articulated figures
    09 Animatronic figure with moving head and writing hand for - The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust - Gems Studio.
    09 Control electronics for Lulu Guinness's Cuckoo Bag, via Adam Wright
    09 Animatronic Dinosaur with moving head, for a Newcastle upon Tyne museum
    08 Two animatronic Dinosaurs with moving eyes, for a Newcastle upon Tyne museum
    08 Facially expressive Animatronic head with silicone skin, with mouth and eyebrow movements, Nottingham Trent University
    08 Shadow Electric Dextrous Hand - development work on Electrics and Electronics  and Mechanical design of forearm
    07 Animatronic Colonel Stephens, locomotive designer, for Kent & East Sussex Railway Museum, Tenterden - Gems Studio
    06 Animatronic head with Gaze-Eyes for a Swedish museum - Gems Studio
    05 Robotic human sized leg for research into powered prosthetics - Shadow Robot Co. for North Carolina A & T University
    05 Sleeping Sailor for SS Great Britain - Gems Studio
    04 Inhaler Girl with billowing cloth - Gems Studio
    04 Animatronic Sir William Stanier - The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust - Gems Studio
    04 Silicone skin talking and gesturing Dr Mirakel - Spirit of Salzburg, Salzburg - Gems Studio
    04 Silicone skin talking and writing Butler - Spirit of Salzburg, Salzburg - Gems Studio
    04 Animatronic Prisoner - REME - Gems Display Figures
    04 Animatronic Sergeant writing - REME - Gems Display Figures
    03 Animatronic Policeman  - Police Federation - Gems Display Figures
    03 Animatronic Crofter - the Hootananny Celtic Heritage Centre, Inverness - Gems Display Figures
    03 Animatronic Grasshopper caught in a web - Anthony Bennet - Inatura, Museum of Natural History, Dornbirn, Austria
    03 2 Animatronic Larvae with flickering lights inside - Anthony Bennet - Inatura, Museum of Natural History, Dornbirn, Austria
    02 3 Cycler Presentation Robots for Waste Watch
    02 Ambler - Biped Robot - mech-ai - Milford Instruments
    02 Animatronic talking Celt - 'Setantii Tales of Thameside' museum Ashton-under-Lyne - Gems Display Figures
    01 Hextor - Hexapod Robot - mech-ai - Milford Instruments
    01 Alfred type Animatronic Head - Hugo refurbished as a Bishop - Wales - Gems Display Figures
    01 Alfred Animatronic Head version 2, English Civil War figure - demonstration - Gems Display Figures
    01 Cyclist - a Cycle-shop, Ireland - Gems Display Figures
    00 TecFoot - Biped Robot - mech-ai - Milford Instruments
    00 Snake Head - Speckled Band - Sherlock Holmes Museum, Baker St, London - Gems Display Figures
    00 Breathing Statue with moving eyes - Vienna, Austria - Gems Display Figures
    00 Flag Man - Hugo - to go with the Golfer, raised flag from out of the putting hole - Gems Display Figures
    00 Golfer - Bob Hope, later Bill Cosby, playing golf - holes 15 foot putts with ease - demonstration - Gems Display Figures
    00 3 Men with moving head and arm - German Buses - A touring information show for schools - Gems Display Figures
    00 3 Ladies with moving heads- German Buses - A touring information show for schools - Gems Display Figures
    00 2 Alfred type Animatronic Heads - Paris touring information show about diabetes - Gems Display Figures
    00 2 Alfred type Animatronic Heads + animated apothecary - National Pharmacy Museum, Portugal - Gems Display Figures
    00 Alfred - Animatronic Head - demonstration - Gems Display Figures
    00 Animatronic Head - Horse World museum - Gems Display Figures
    99 Gaze-Control Heads - Bodmin, Court Museum - Gems Display Figures
    99 Hugo type Animatronic Heads - Bodmin, Court Museum - Gems Display Figures
    99 TecArm - Robot Arm - mech-ai - Milford Instruments
    99 Dickens - Silicone skin Hugo type Animatronic Head - demonstration - Gems Display Figures
    98 New Invention - rebuild - Beauty and the Beast - British
    98 New Invention - repair - Beauty and the Beast - Canadian
    98 Hugo - Animatronic Head - Gems Display Figures
    98 Large Scales - display
    98 BigFoot - Biped Robot - mech-ai - Milford Instruments
    98 Alex - Animatronic Head - mech-ai - Milford Instruments
    98 Railway train for Oklahoma at the Royal National Theatre
    98 Postman Pat Van - Postman Pat touring show
    98 Cardboard Hugo - Animatronic Head -> Alex #43, - workshop on animatronics to The Royal National Theatre, London
    97 Electronics for the Stumbling Machine - Simon Lewandowski
    97 Barrel Man - London Pageant Dark-Ride - Gems Display Figures
    97 Barrel Man - Dungeons of Windsor - Gems Display Figures
    97 Breathing Sailors - for SS Great Britain - Gems Display Figures
    97 Dead Lady on Coffin for Grusil(?) Cabinet Berlin (Grisly Show) - Gems Display Figures
    96 7 heads with Moving Eyes - Berlin museum - Gems Display Figures
    96 Gaze-Control Heads - Gems Display Figures
    94 Target and Pig pantomime prop
    94 Victoria - mobile robot
    94? Camel-4	new base for #3 for British  touring production of 'Joseph'
    93 Elizabeth - mobile robot
    93 Camel-3	electric for British  touring production of 'Joseph'
    92 Greenhill Flash Boxes
    92 Shadow Digit interface
    92 Pulser Boxes for a Jim Whiting show
    92 Railway Engine for Pygmalion stage show
    92 A Flying Magpie - The Thieving Magpie - Leeds Opera North
    92 Camel-2	electric for American touring production of 'Joseph'
       Nutcracker Doll - The Birmingham Royal Ballet's production of the Nutcracker
    92 Pneumatics for the EuroDisney Paris, Sleeping-Beauty Pop-up Book
    91 Flower - Chanel-4 opera 'Camera'
    91 Petshop Boys' world tour 1991 stage props - water tank lighting
    91 Petshop Boys' world tour 1991 stage props - torture box lighting
    91 Petshop Boys' world tour 1991 stage props - clock lighting
    91 special effect magic-bottles and cake for a Rohl Dahl play
    91 Camel-1	mechanical for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, London Palladium
    91 Large Electronic Components - display
    91 Flickering Fire stage prop
    91 Sparking lamp-post for Mr Bean stage show
    91 Shadow Liberator mobile robot
    91 Flight Simulator concept working model
    90 Seed Birds - radio controlled animatronic birds, 'Into the Woods', the Phoenix Theatre, Charing Cross Rd London.
    90 Control system for Lion and Unicorn sculpture - Thomas Scholtz
    89/90 Control systems for Jim Whiting's shows, Cologne, Berlin, Warwick, London, Glasgow
    88 Shadow Biped Walker
    88 Robot Arm RX-500 prototype for Concorde Robotic
    84 Zero-2 desktop mobile robot, IGR Ltd
    82 Zeaker desktop mobile robot, Colne Robotics Ltd
    
    
    
    Items above for countries and places outside Gt Britain
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    Austria   - Silicone skin talking and gesturing Dr Mirakel - Spirit of Salzburg, Salzburg
    	    Silicone skin talking and writing Butler - Spirit of Salzburg, Salzburg
                Larvae and Prey - Inatura, Museum of Natural History, Dornbirn.
                Breathing Statue with moving eyes - Vienna, Austria
    Belgium   - Gaze Controls for animated heads on figures in museums
    Canada    - Gaze Controls for animated heads on figures in museums
    France    - 2 Alfred type animatronic heads - Paris touring information show about diabetes 
    	  - Pneumatics for the EuroDisney Paris, Sleeping-Beauty Pop-up Book
    Germany   - Special effect flying shoes for a dance show.
                a pair of pneumatic powered animatronic legs
    	    3 Ladies with moving heads - German Buses - touring information show for schools
    	    3 Men with moving head and arm - German Buses - touring information show for schools
    	    Dead Lady on Coffin for GruselKabinett Berlin (Grisly Show)
                7 heads with moving eyes - Berlin museum
    Ireland   - Cyclist - a Cycle-shop, Ireland
    Jersey    - Gaze Control Heads and beathing torso, War Tunnels museum
    Portugal  - 2 Alfred type animatronic heads + animated apothecary 
    	    National Pharmacy Museum, Portugal
    Singapore - Gaze Control Head - Lord Mountbatten, animated wax head in a museum
    Sweden    - Gaze Control Head for animated head on a figure in a museum
    USA       - Gaze Controls for animated heads on figures in museums
    	    Camel-2	electric, for American touring production of 'Joseph'
    
    
    
    Work in partnership with Gems Studio / Gems Display Figures
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    Our animatronic figures can be seen in numerous locations including 
    
    Beachey Head Visitors Centre; 
    Bodmin Assize Court Museum; 
    Brecknock Museum; 
    Gruselkabinett, Berlin; 
    Hootananny Kolibh, Scotland; 
    Images of Singapore Museum, Singapore; 
    Jersey War Tunnels museum;
    Josephine Tussaud Wax Works, USA; 
    National Pharmacy Museum, Lisbon; 
    Pioneers Museum, Singapore; 
    Police Federation Exhibition;
    REME Museum of Technology, Arborfield garrison, Wokingham; 
    The Princess Royal Class Locomotive Trust, nr Ripley;
    Sandwell Park Farm; 
    The Setanti Museum, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire;
    Spirit of Salzburg Museum, Salzburg;
    Wax Museum, Austria;
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