That Puppet Game Show. Copyright: BBC.

That Puppet Game Show

BBC One variety / sitcom. 8 episodes (1 series), 2013 - 2014.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Jake's Dark Secret

That Puppet Game Show. Image shows from L to R: Shane Richie, Claudia Winkleman. Copyright: BBC.
One of the experts has gone missing, as celebrity guests Claudia Winkleman and Shane Richie take on sunbathing hotdogs and cheeky Essex birds in the fantastic world of the Jim Henson Company.


Shane won, 10 points to 5, in aid of the Noah's Ark Children's Hospice.

Broadcast details

Saturday 31st August 2013
40 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Guest cast
    Claudia Winkleman Guest
    Shane Richie Guest
    Writing team
    George Jeffrie Lead Writer
    Bert Tyler-Moore Lead Writer
    Toby Davies Writer
    Tom Leopold Writer (Additional Material)
    Daniel Peak Writer (Additional Material)
    Andrew Dawson (as Dawson Bros.) Writer (Additional Material)
    Steve Dawson (as Dawson Bros.) Writer (Additional Material)
    Tim Inman (as Dawson Bros.) Writer (Additional Material)
    Production team
    Richard Valentine Director
    Jamie Ormerod Series Producer
    Derek McLean Executive Producer
    Brian Henson Executive Producer
    Martin Baker (as Martin G Baker) Executive Producer
    Nick Peto Editor
    Ian Moffat Editor
    Sarah Milton Production Designer
    Paul Farrer Composer
    Brian Henson Puppeteer
    Dave Chapman Puppeteer
    Louise Gold Puppeteer
    Nigel Plaskitt Puppeteer
    Colleen Smith Puppeteer
    Victor Yerrid Puppeteer


    Winkleman's winges

    The irreplaceable Claudia helps Amber at the hairstyle podium.

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    Featuring: Claudia Winkleman, Shane Richie.

    Shane's Cockney rhyming

    Ian gets advice from Shane on how to Cockney rhyme his words.

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    Featuring: Shane Richie.

    Styling Claudia

    Dougie's recollection of Claudia in the 80s.

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    Featuring: Claudia Winkleman.


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