Basil Brush – Lynda Kettle’s photos

Photos by Lynda Kettle, no reproduction without permission.  Lynda Kettle was a Production Designer at BBC Pebble Mill, working on factual, entertainment and drama shows in studio and on location.  The photos were taken as records of the Sets.

Basil Brush was a weekly children’s entertainment show.  The star of the show was a fox puppet (Basil Brush) and each week he would be joined by special guests.  There were various sketches, and music included in the show.  The 1980 series of Basil Brush was recorded at Pebble Mill in Studio A.  Paul Ciani was the producer, Lynda Kettle the designer, John Abbott the lighting director and David Weir was in charge of sound.  Billy Boyle was the presenter.

Production Designer, Lynda Kettle also worked as a theatre designer and an artist, and now runs courses from her art studio  She is a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists, Birmingham Water Colour Society. Midland Pastel Society and Birmingham Art Circle . She exhibits her paintings several times a year at selected galleries.

Lynda Kettle