New Shadow Screen complete and introducing “Officer Buckle”

Officer Buckle & Gloria - "a good team".

Officer Buckle & Gloria – “a good team”.

As time is getting shorter and shorter I am keeping my comments brief, but hopefully the pictures give a clue to what what we’ve been up to.  I have made the new shadow screen for the show and Officer Buckle’s costume is complete bar a few little extras.

I found the transformation of fellow performer Tim Austin into Officer Buckle somewhat bizarre.  Tim looks nothing like “Officer Buckle” in real life and I did wonder how convincing he would look in the role.  The addition of moustache, glasses, wig, costume and some instant weight gain in the form of a cushion transformed him into a surprisingly accurate looking “Officer Buckle”.  We were also amused by “Officer Buckle’s Instant Weight Loss Programme” which simply involves removing the cushion.

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OFFICER BUCKLE AND GLORIA ©1995 by Peggy Rathmann.

First published in the United States by G. P. Putnam’s Sons. All rights

reserved. Used with permission


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