Harlequin Award goes to Ronnie Le Drew

Peter Charlton,Chair of BPMTG said "The Harlequin Award has become the "Oscar" for UK puppeteers. I am delighted that this year the award has gone to Ronnie Le Drew who I have long regarded as one of our finest marionettists."

Ronnie has a long list of TV Credits scroll down for a few surprises

Zippy Zippy and Georg'es Puppet Legends - Ch.4 Raydar TV
Rod Puppets The Mighty Boosh - BBC 3 Babycow Productions Ltd
Zippy This Morning Rainbows 40th Birthday
Lip sink / eye blink puppet Mimi the Living Fashion Doll AT Productions Ltd
Zippy Dan and Dusty - ITV 3 A Dare to Believe Production
Marionette Extreme Puppets - Ch 4 Diverse TV
Zippy Top of the Pops BBC 1
Zippy Night Fever Ch 5
Zippy The Greatist 100 Kids TV Shows Ch 4
Zippy The Generation Game BBC 1
Computer puppet Write Away Ch 4
Glove puppets The Puppet Man Ch 4
Frock marionette Bill's New Frock Ch 4
Various Roger and the rotten Trolls ITV 3
Various Jay's World Meridian TV
Various Utterly Brilliant Yorkshire TV
Mayor / Mr coughtrack / Ghost Mortimer and Arabel - 2 Series BBC 1
Lizzie Playdays BBC 1
Sweep / sooty / and others The Sooty Show - 4 Series Thames TV
Zippy Rainbow - Rainbow Days ThamesTV / Fremantle / Tetra Films
Black Theatre / Marionettes All Faith and Fox'es Ch 4
Magic floating ball Tommmy Cooper Show Thames TV
Rod puppets Potty Time Thames TV
Actor puppeteer / shadow puppets Zig Zag BBC 1
Marionettes Mak the Sheep Stealer ATV Birmingham
Black Theatre / Soldier Late Night Line up BBC 2
Mermaid / marionette The Little Mermaid Associated Re-Diffusion
Statue / puppet A Touch of Don Juan BBC !
Muffin / marionette Muffin the Mule Maverick Video/ Photo Shoot
Zippy Ant and Dec's Game Show Marathon Granada TV
Marionettes Voices in my Head Ch 4 ( 1-330)
Muffin / Marionette Muffin the Mule Peak Entertainment. Brand Licensing 2005
Zippy Rainbow 30 Episodes Repeated Nickelodeon
Marionette Came to do this..Rap video Henry Coleman
Zippy Celebrity Extra Factor Fremantle Media
Sven / Maradona. Marionette World Cuppa Head london, ITV Sport
Muffin / Marionette BBC Breakfast programe BBC1.
Zippy X Factor Extra Fremantle /Talkback Thames.
Muffin / Marionette This Morning ITV 1
Lip Sink Rod Puppets The Parable's of Jesus Hand to Mouth Ministries
Marionette Derren Brown Trick of the Mind Channel 4.
Zippy "Ashes to Ashes" Kudos Ltd, for BBC 1.
Rod puppet Crab. Sammy. The Mighty Boosh Series 3. Baby Cow Productions
Zippy. The Weakest Link BBC 1.
Zippy. Harry Hill's TV Burp Series 7. Avalon TV Ltd
Lip Sink Puppets The Insiders Twenty Twenty Television
Lip Sink Puppets Walking Backwards - The Futureheads Pulse Films
Rod, lipsink Uncle Ronnie for Ian and Hacker CBBC
Zippy from Rainbow The One Show BBC1
Zippy and Muffin the Mule Chidren in Need BBC1
Marionettes,Glove and TableTop puppets. Primary i-D&T Puppets BBC2 / Glasshead Ltd.
Shadow Puppets. The Crimson Petal and the White BBC TV (Origin Pictures Limited)
Zippy Comic Relief 2012 Mother
Zippy Celebrity Juice /series 7. ITV 2 / Talk Back TV.
Rod puppet Xperia Bots (Smart phone) Partizan