DEBUT 2014
DESIGN Ed Christie designer

Funella Furchester is one of the main characters of the Sesame Street co-production, The Furchester Hotel.

Funella is the main proprietor of the Furchester Hotel, welcoming guests and making sure their stay is wonderful in any way she can. 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.[1]


  1. "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.
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