Roger Woodburn c. 1960

Roger Woodburn (born August 9th, 1936) is a commercials director, special effects technician, puppeteer, and sculptor.


Shortly after the inception of A.P. Films, Woodburn joined the company, initially as a puppeteer. After several years of working for APF, he left in 1961 while Supercar was in production.

Some time following his departure, Woodburn made TV commercials in Soho, one of which involved a number of Thunderbirds puppets. For this, he liased with Christine Glanville and Mary Turner.

Woodburn later gave invaluable help with research for 21st Century Visions. Additionally he was interviewed for Filmed in Supermarionation.

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