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Marcus Clarke
Professional Puppeteer CV-Resume
Film - TV - Industrial - Commercial - Educational
  Equity listing can be found here CV
SAG-AFTRA resume at iActor
mbl 07909 824630
marcus@handsuppuppets.com

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Professional Puppeteer
Marcus Clarke



Credits
2015-2016 Bookaboo Series 4
Amazon/CBC - Puppeteer and Voice of Bookaboo. Nominated for 5 Emmy's 2017
2015 Bookaboo at TIFF 2015
with Being Human Actress Sarah Allen Puppeteer/Voice Bookaboo.
2015 Juror on the 2015 International Academy of Web Television Awards. IAWTV

2014 Short Films created and R&D experimental work undertaken for Industry Advertising Campaign NBC/Universal.
2014 Various parts in Shakespeare's The Tempest.

Shore to Shore, Arts Festival, REEP Entertaining Morocco Essaouira.
2013 Bookaboo CBC Kids Day Canada tour launch CBC Toronto.
2013 Bookaboo website Happy films/Les Affranchis Montreal Canada.
2013 The Muppets Again.
Muppet Movie, Disney.
2013 The Gardener in Shakespeare's Othello and Richard II
Shore to Shore, Arts Festival, Entertaining REEP Morocco Essaouira. 
2012 Bookaboo Series 3 The Canadian Tour'. Filmed in Montreal Canada Summer of 2012. Happy Films CiTV/CBC. Puppeteer and Voice of Bookaboo and Billy Bob Beaver.
2011 The Milkshake Show Series 3 Puppeteer to Milky Cat.
2011 London Metropolitan University
Puppetry Consultant.
2011 Nestle Commercial Director Ian Emes. Puppetry Consultant.
2011 Ways of Talking Gamelab London Metropolitan University Enterprises/BBC. Ways of Talking. Judge Jenny CGI animation series. Puppetry Consultant. BAFTA Nominated 2011 Learning-Primary.
2010 Bookaboo
Series II Happy Films CITV Puppeteer and Voice of Bookaboo. BAFTA winner 2011Children's Pre-School Live Action.

2009 An Audience with Marcus Clarke Adult Stand Up Comedy with Puppets at the Buxton Festival 2009
2009 Milkshake Monkey Actor as Salty Ticketmaster Five TV

2009 Bookaboo Live on This Morning Show ITV Daytime Puppeteer and Voice of Bookaboo also, The Minder.
2009
Bookaboo
Series I Happy Films CiTV. Puppeteer and Voice of Bookaboo. BAFTA Winner Children's Pre-School Live Action 2009
2008 The Christmas Milkshake Show
Puppeteer to Milky Cat BAFTA Nominated Children's Live Action 2009
2008 The Milky and Shake Show 3D Animation Five TV Voice of Milky
2008 The Milkshake Show Series 2 Puppeteer to Milky Cat BAFTA Nominated Children's Live Action Production Company: Milkshake Productions Broadcaster: Five

2007 Marcus Clarke is The Puppet Maker Adult Stand up Comedy Show with Puppets at 2007 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
2007 The Worms Barny the Worm for Nickelodeon UK
2007 Tickle Patch & Friends Series 11 Milkshake Links puppeteer to Patch.
2007 The Milkshake Show Series 1 Puppet Milky Five TV
2006 Jim Henson's Puppet Up Improv Show  Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2006. Performer/Puppeteer.
2006 Sandy and Mr. Flapper Puppeteer to Mr. Flapper Five TV

2006 Ant and Dec's Saturday night takeaway Puppeteer.

2006 A Milkshake Summer performed Mr. Flapper BAFTA Nominated Children's Live Action 2006 Production Company: Five Broadcaster: Five: Nominee The Production Team.
2005 A Christmas Milkshake  2005 8 x 30 min Christmas Specials, Channel Five. Puppeteer to Puppet character Patch

2004 PJ's Storytime 6 x 5 min, Disney Playhouse. Puppeteer to PJ Mole. BAFTA Nominated 2004. BAFTA Certificated for Script Editing work as Marcus Clarke.
2004 PJ's Bedtime 20 x 60 min programmes, Disney Playhouse, Puppeteer to PJ Mole
2004 A House just like yours  35x30min Children's Series for Five TV. Puppeteer to Dusty Mouse. 2002
2003 The Softies 80x5min Series for Five TV Co-Created programme idea. Co-Produced Series. Puppeteer to Cosy 2002
2002 Before I die
BBC Entertainment Comedy, Myfanwy Moore Comedy Sitcom tryout.
Puppeteer and provided 2 puppet characters.
2002 Smarteenies Children's BBC/ CBBC Production 65x15 mins. Puppeteer Doogy Dog
2001 The Tenth Kingdom
TV film. Carnival Films/Halmark Entertainment Pinewood Studio's.
2001 The Big Bag  Children's Television Workshop NYC/ Yorkshire Television for CITV Puppeteered Bag. 26 x 10 min.
2001 Legoland
Puppetry Consultant and Designer.

1999 Dotty & Buzz  Religious Education 6 x 10 min. Channel 4 Schools 2000. RTS Award nominee.
Tickle Patch and Friends  
Series 1 to10 2001-2007
1987-1999

Hotdog Thames  TV
Tricky Business  BBC/CBBC 
The Great Bong
Ultimate Animates  HTV
The Children's Channel On air presentation, interstition's and continuity with various of our comedy puppet character creations, robots, androids, aliens, penguins, gherkins and chimpanzees all having great fun with human presenters like Mark Speight, Konnie Huq, Tommy Boyd and Gaz Top.
Ratkan Zoo Live Saturday morning 2hr Show
Ratkan on the road  a Live Roadshow featuring various puppet characters and presenters from Alton Towers, Blackpool etc.
Ike & Webbers Camcorder Cities   more comedy sketches and TV Station interstition's for TCC.
Havakazoo Series 2 and 3 78 X 30 min. TV Series, Meridian TV Production for C5. Puppeteered Watchdog.
Top Banana TVAM
It's Droibee Time 165x30 min. for TCC.
Treasure Box Thames TV
Playbox
  Ragdoll production for Central T.V. 26x10min
Dappledown Farm 166 x 30 min. Puppeteer to Dapple the Horse and Millie the Moorhen.

 

Film credits
Monster Maker
TVS/Jim Henson's Production
Storyteller  TVS/Jim Henson's Production
The Tenth Kingdom
  Carnival/Hallmark
Little Shop of Horrors WB Feature Film
Who Framed Roger Rabbit WB Feature Film
Muppets Treasure Island
Disney Feature Film
Muppets Christmas Carol
Disney Feature Film

 

Awards

2017 Bookaboo 4 nominated for 5 Emmy Awards ref
Record

Over the past 12 years Marcus has been involved with eight BAFTA winning or nominated Kids TV Series.
From gaining an individual nomination for his Script editing work for
Pj's Storytime in 2004
ref 2
To being Bookaboo in the best Kids BAFTA winning TV Series, Bookaboo.
Kids BAFTA 2011 Best Pre-School  Live Action Award Winner Bookaboo.
Kids BAFTA 2009 Best Pre-School  Live Action Award Winner Bookaboo.
Bookaboo also wins.
2012 Bookaboo wins best mixed media at British Animation Awards. http://www.britishanimationawards.com/

Best Children's Programme Award Broadcast 2010
http://www.broadcastawards.co.uk/
2010 Prix Jeunesse International Festival Bookaboo Won its category. 
http://www.prixjeunesse.de/
Bookaboo also nominated.
2014 Children and youth TV festival Prix Jeunesse International honors the most outstanding, influential and daring TV programs of the last 50 years.
Among the finalists are CiTVís Kids TV Series Bookaboo. 
2013 Bookaboo Series 3 is a finalist in the 2013 Canadian Shaw Rocket Prize
2009 Bookaboo also nominated in 2009 for an RTS Award


Other BAFTA Award Nominations include.
Ways Of Talking 2011
Milkshake Show 2008 

Milkshake Summer 2006

The Christmas Milkshake Show 2009

Milkshake Channel 2010


'Clayfields House' is Marcus's Short Puppet based Film. The Cast won a Koestler Award. ref (Off-the-cuff speaking Clayfields House Film 1906 U16 Writers in Prison Network Under 18s Special Award)

 

West End Musicals

 



Song & Dance


Marilyn the Musical


Little Shop of Horrors

Follies the Musical

Working in Stage and Production Management.

Computer Animation Facial Puppeteering.


Venus on the Hard Drive. Performance Animator, Face, of Venus in the Sitcom Pilot 20th Century Fox TV LA. Medialab C.G.PA System. NBC TV  Performance Animator Face  NBC's Johnny Chimes Peacock logo character Burbank LA Demonstrating the Medialab performance animation system at; The Medialab Studio L.A. (5 months) The IBC Amsterdam, the Pasadena Animation Festival, CG Osaka and for Sony Japan in Tokyo. Training performance animators in USA & Japan.     

Memberships

Fellow of the Royal Society of Artists. Member of Society of Education and Training. British Equity SAG-AFTRA and a member of the Labour Party.

 

Other

Marcus Clarke is an Exhibiting Fine Artist and has had four Solo one man Shows over the past six years. He has also achieved the CTLLS Teaching Qualification from Warwick University.


Training

Jim Hensons Television Workshop 1985 and thru private and personal tuition from the ever generous Brian Henson.