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The Elephantom trailer

Having originally opened at the National Theatre last year, The Elephantom will be transferring to London's West End for a 10 week season this summer. 

Behind the scenes of The Elephantom

Toby and fellow co-director Finn Caldwell discuss the process of bringing Ross Collins's book The Elephantom to the stage at the National Theatre.

Below is a film about the shows creation, from the development workshops, through the puppet making and into rehearsals for the opening run at The Shed.

Puppeteering for Greenpeace

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.

Cheshire Cat at the Royal Ballet

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 animated.

War Horse showreel

Starting out as Joey's hind and ending as Joey's head this video features Toby in both the original National Theatre and West End productions of War Horse.

Making of War Horse video diary

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

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