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As well as making puppets for his own use, Simon has made a variety of puppets for television and live events, from Marionettes and Shadow Puppets for BBC programmes, through to adapting the book and animation characters Charlie and Lola for the stage.

Credits include:

Buba lip synch character (with Olly Taylor) for Ukranian TV (2010)
Papo the Parrot for Libra TV / BBC (2010)
Nana life size dog puppet for in-the-round production of Peter Pan
Charlie and Lola flat table-top puppets for BBC Worldwide and Polka Theatre
Raja with big ears shadow puppets for Okey Cokey Karaoke (Channel 4/SFTV, 2001)
Marionettes and lip synch puppets for Words and Pictures (BBC/SFTV, 1994-2000)
Puppets for Punch Drunk short film (2009: dir Ben Kent)
Picasso puppet for Unilever event at Tate Modern (2007)

Simon is no longer accepting commissions as a puppet maker.