As a puppeteer Michael was trained by distinguished Puppeter Simon Buckley in 1998 after he was given the opportunity to bring back Basil Brush as puppeteer and voice. This is a role Michael has fulfilled for 13 years drawing on his experience as an actor and singer.

  • The Pajanimals 52 Episodes playing Apollo and The Moon ┬áJim Henson Puppet Company/Sixteen South Belfast.

Live appearances on chat shows as Basil Brush include:

  • The Alan Titchmarsh Show
  • Five Live Drive
  • The One Show Dick and Dom in da bungalow
  • BBC Breakfast
  • Good Morning
  • The Big Breakfas
  • The Paul O’Grady Show
  • The Des and Mel Show

Live shows include

  • Rolf Harris 80th Birthday Albert Hall
  • The Comedy Prom Presenter Albert hall
  • The Childrens Prom Presenter Albert Hall
  • The Foxfactor Tour
  • Pantomimes at numerous venues Including B’ham Hippodrome, Notts Theatre Royal, and many more.