Darryl Worbey is a leading UK based puppet designer/performer who first worked as a free-lance contributor to the London based Jim Henson's Creature Shop in 1986, when he was 19.
With an established background in both puppet operation, design and construction skills he worked closely with Jane Gootnick on the series Mother Goose Stories, Dinosaurs and many other creature effects projects both in London and in the USA for the organization until the late nineties.
In 1993 Darryl formed his own London based studio specializing in puppets, skins and animatronics for the entertainment industries . Notable creations have included the rebranding of British puppet icon "Basil Brush",The Leprechauns - Mister Sage , Mister Onion and Shamrock from BBC TV's "Live and Kicking" which were written and performed by puppeteers Don Austen, John Eccleston and Rebecca Nagan.
- The Bear - animatronic technician
- The StoryTeller - puppet builder / fabricator
- The Ghost of Faffner Hall - puppet builder
- Mother Goose Stories - puppet supervisor/ builder
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - effects assistant costume fabrication
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze - effects fabrication designer Michaelangelo
- Dinosaurs - assistant puppet fabrication Baby Sinclair, character builder B.P. Richfield
- The StoryTeller: Greek Myths - Puppet builder
- The Flintstones - Puppet supervision/ build
- The Muppet Christmas Carol - Muppet Workshop technician
- Muppet Treasure Island - Muppet Workshop technician
- Muppet Treasure Island (CD-ROM) - Muppet Supervisior
- Muppets Most Wanted
- Whats Up Doc Animatronic Supervisor
- Wolfit! Animatronic Supervisor
Darryl Worbey Studios
Beastie -Designer/ build
Love Soup - Puppeteer / builder
The Basil Brush Show -Puppet Supervisor and build
The Ministry of Mayhem - Puppet design
Live and Kicking - designer / builder "The Leprechauns"
Emylyn the Gremlyn - Puppet builder
The Ark - Puppet Design , build and performer
Time Keepers Of The Millenium - Puppet supervisor and build
Woolworths Campaign - Wolly and Worth Puppet build and supervision
Fierce Creatures - Puppeteer