features latex puppets based on drawings by cartoonist Trace Hodgson and built by a team headed by future Weta FX maestro, Richard Taylor.
The production has sets and costumes by Tony Award winner Rob Howell, with choreography by Peter Darling, orchestrations, additional music and musical supervision by Christopher Nightingale, lighting by Tony Award winner Hugh Vanstone, and sound by Simon Baker.
With jokes a plenty, often about Bobby’s insatiable appetite, the show keeps things friendly and accessible.
Bryan and Bobby have toured schools to promote the SNAP programme, which allows details of assets to be stored online.
Children's TV veteran Suzy Cato produces.: "it looked very funny and we knew it and set to work on the choreography immediately." The song is called 'Where Would You Be Without Me'.
The ventriloquist idea, which would be repeated again on rare "special occasions", was the brainchild of broadcaster Cherry Raymond. Thingee, alongside hosts Jason Gunn and Annie Roache, engages in much loopy fun factual madness: he gets into the Christmas spirit with carol singing, discusses his ambitions to be a jet pilot so he can time travel to meet his Mum (courtesy of trans-Atlantic time difference); plans to take over ", in the intro to this children's TV classic.