Hotch Potch House was an early years series for BBC Education.An all puppets set, it was produced by Julie Callanan and eleven episodes were completed in late 1995 for transmission in 1996.These sort of puppets, operated from below, mean that the set
is all raised up on out of vision legs.
BBC Schools puppet series 1996 (Designer)
The Hotch Potch garden with characters Shelley and Rags
The Hotch Potch House model showing the complex 'rat run' of puppeteer hides.
Model detail showing Kitchen and living room (with the MouseHouse - later made as a separate series)
Showing the characters Woolley,Shelley and Rags with the puppeteers in the garden set.
The model Kitchen area
The real kitchen
The snowy garden scene
The Mouse House - This was a smaller sub set that later was used as the opener for it's own storytelling series after Hotch Potch was finished.