|DESIGN||Ed Christie designer|
Funella is the main proprietor of the Furchester Hotel, welcoming guests and making sure their stay is wonderful in any way she can. Her traditional greeting to guests checking in is "We welcome you with furry arms!" followed by an affectionate hug. She is married to Furgus Fuzz, with whom she has a daughter, Phoebe Furchester-Fuzz. Assisting her at the hotel is her nephew Elmo; press statements say she is the sister of Elmo's father, Louie.
- "Get ready for a new monster hit: A vast set and 70 new puppets, it's Sesame Street meets Fawlty Towers and the BBC's gambled a fortune on it". Graffe, Vince. Dailymail.co.uk. September 12, 2014.