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Geordie Monster Man

Former bus driver turned turned-fine arts teacher Ray Phillips works as a neighbourhood learning development worker at Boldon Lane Learning Centre in South Shields, near Newcastle – and is involved with the Hyde Fundraisers who use characters from Doctor Who and other shows to assist in fundraising efforts.

South Shields' Mopnster Maker Ray PhillipsHe’s a monster maker, and has built Cybermen, Daleks, Clockwork Men and even Davros, not to mention become well-regarded in certain circles and workd with Neill Gorton of Millenium FX. His passion for the subject is so deep that Ray is in the planning stages of developing a course in art and sculpture, one of the key talents of any monster maker.

Having appeared on Children in Need as a Clockwork Man (The Girl in the Fireplace), Ray’s work has had most exposure via BBC soap Eastenders in 2008.

“They asked for 1960s Cybermen, which I didn’t have. But I was making a 1970s version of one, and when they saw photos, they said ‘can we have four for an episode of the show to do with Brad and Stacey at a Dr Who convention?'”

Best of luck to Ray with running the course!


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