Toby was one of the puppeteers who performed the incredibly life-like polar bear for this short film by Greenpeace as part of their Save the Arctic campaign.
Click on the link below to watch production footage of the larger than life Cheshire Cat Toby designed for the Royal Ballet's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland at the Royal Opera House.
Then watch the video below to see how it was created and operated!
Starting out as Joey's hind and ending as Joey's head, check out this video featuring Toby in both the original National Theatre and West End productions of War Horse.
Toby's video diary of the West End transfer of War Horse is now online. Highlights include a very early morning's work at The King's Troop, the final night in the Olivier theatre with a cameo appearence by Michael Morpurgo and the horse puppets walking the streets of Covent Garden.
Go to https://vimeo.com/tobyolie to watch all six episodes!
Today's New York Times features an article about the creation and development of the puppetry in War Horse. Toby and fellow puppeteers Finn Caldwell and Laura Cubitt were photographed demonstrating Topthorn and interviewed about their involvement.