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Toby Philpott, Jabba The Hutt Puppeteer,

Joins The 40 Years Of Star Wars Celebration

At Stoke CON Trent

Puppeteer Toby Philpott  Joins The 40 Years Of Star Wars Celebration At Stoke CON Trent #6.

Toby’s most famous role is that of part of the team that bought “Jabba The Hutt” to life in Return of the Jedi. He worked alongside chief puppeteer David Barclay with  Mike Edmonds and John Coppinger.

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Jabba’s Palace scenes took approximately three weeks to film with an additional week to film the Sail Barge scenes, all this time Toby was inside the body alongside Dave Barclay for nine hours a day.

Toby also worked on projects including:-

  • The Dark Crystal
  • The Company of Wolves
  • Labyrinth
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • The Tall Guy

Come to Stoke CON Trent #6 on April 9th 2017 at Staffordshire University in Stoke and Meet Toby

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