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[[Image:Furchester-Group.png|thumb|300px|''The Furchester Hotel'' cast]]
 
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'''''The Furchester Hotel''''' is a ''[[Sesame Street]]'' co-production for CBeebies ([[BBC]]'s preschool network), first shown September 26, [[2014]].
 
'''''The Furchester Hotel''''' is a ''[[Sesame Street]]'' co-production for CBeebies ([[BBC]]'s preschool network), first shown September 26, [[2014]].
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Set in the titular hotel, the series stars a monster family that runs the hotel: father Furgus Fuzz, mother Funella Furchester and daughter Phoebe Furchester-Fuzz. [[Elmo]] appears in the series as Phoebe's cousin, who is taking an extended stay at the hotel due to his fascination with it. [[Cookie Monster]] appears as the room-service and dining room waiter. Also appearing is [[Isabell (The Furchester Hotel)|Isabell]], a character with a bell in her head for the guests to ring.
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Set in [[The Furchester Hotel (location)|the titular hotel]], the series stars a monster family that runs the hotel: father [[Furgus Fuzz]], mother [[Funella Furchester]] and daughter [[Phoebe Furchester-Fuzz]]. [[Elmo]] appears in the series as Phoebe's cousin, who is taking an extended stay at the hotel due to his fascination with it. [[Cookie Monster]] appears as the room-service and dining room waiter. Other characters include [[Isabel]], a character with a bell in her head for the guests to ring, [[Gonger]], the hotel chef and [[Harvey P. Dull]], a long-term guest of the hotel.
   
 
The series promotes problem solving, as the monsters try to figure out issues developed by their unique Muppet guests. Fifty-two, 11-minute episodes were produced beginning in February 2014 MediaCityUK in Salford.
 
The series promotes problem solving, as the monsters try to figure out issues developed by their unique Muppet guests. Fifty-two, 11-minute episodes were produced beginning in February 2014 MediaCityUK in Salford.
   
Beginning in November 2014, full episodes began being posted weekly to [[SesameStreet's YouTube Channel]] and [[Sesame Go]]. In January 2015, episodes were made available for purchase in [[the iTunes Store]]. Beginning in fall 2016, the series made its US television debut on [[Sprout]]. In February [[2017]], the first 52 episodes were made availible for streaming on [[Netflix]].
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Beginning in November 2014, full episodes began being posted weekly to [[SesameStreet's YouTube Channel]] and [[Sesame Go]]. In January 2015, episodes were made available for purchase in [[the iTunes Store]]. Beginning in fall 2016, the series made its US television debut on [[Sprout]]. It was later removed from the block in March 2, 2019. In February [[2017]], the first 52 episodes were made available for streaming on [[Netflix]].
   
 
In [[2015]], the show began airing in other countries, often with localized dubs. See [[:Category:International Furchester Hotel|International Furchester Hotel]] for more.
 
In [[2015]], the show began airing in other countries, often with localized dubs. See [[:Category:International Furchester Hotel|International Furchester Hotel]] for more.
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==Credits==
 
==Credits==
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[[File:Furchester_BTS.jpg|thumb|300px]]
 
*Developed By and Lead Writer: [[Belinda Ward]]
 
*Developed By and Lead Writer: [[Belinda Ward]]
*Educational Consultants: [[Rosemarie Truglio|Rosemarie T. Truglio]], Autumn Zitani, Professor Anna Craft, Jessica DeSalvo
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*Educational Consultants: [[Rosemarie Truglio|Rosemarie T. Truglio]], [[Autumn Zitani]], Professor Anna Craft, Jessica DeSalvo
*Composers and Musical Directors: Andrew Blythe and Marten Joustra
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*Composers and Musical Directors: [[Andy Blythe and Marten Joustra|Andrew Blythe and Marten Joustra]]
*Directors: Jack Jameson and Helen Scott
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*Directors: [[Jack Jameson]] and Helen Scott
*Writers: [[Molly Boylan]], Steve Cannon, Ian Carney, Chris Chantler, Simon Davies, [[Christine Ferraro]], Michael Goldberg, Katherine Jakeways, Andrew Jones, Stuart Kenworthy, Emma Millions, Davey Moore, Ciaran Murtagh, George Poles, Howard Read, [[Luis Santeiro]], Kathy Waugh
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*Writers: [[Molly Boylan]], Steve Cannon, Ian Carney, Chris Chantler, Simon Davies, [[Christine Ferraro]], [[Michael J. Goldberg|Michael Goldberg]], Katherine Jakeways, Andrew Jones, Stuart Kenworthy, Emma Millions, Davey Moore, Ciaran Murtagh, George Poles, Howard Read, [[Luis Santeiro]], Kathy Waugh
 
*Puppet Captain: [[Mak Wilson]] (Season 1), [[Andy Heath]] (Season 2)
 
*Puppet Captain: [[Mak Wilson]] (Season 1), [[Andy Heath]] (Season 2)
 
*Puppeteers:
 
*Puppeteers:
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**[[Julie Westwood]]
 
**[[Julie Westwood]]
 
**[[Paul Currie]] (Season 1)
 
**[[Paul Currie]] (Season 1)
**Damian Farrell (Season 1)
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**[[Damian Farrell]] (Season 1)
 
**Michael Winsor (Season 1)
 
**Michael Winsor (Season 1)
 
*Assistant Puppeteers:
 
*Assistant Puppeteers:
 
**Mikey Brett (Season 2)
 
**Mikey Brett (Season 2)
 
**[[Sheila Clark]]
 
**[[Sheila Clark]]
**Iestyn Evans (Season 2)
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**[[Iestyn Evans]] (Season 2)
 
**Julia Frost (Season 2)
 
**Julia Frost (Season 2)
 
**[[Lesa Gillespie]] (Season 1)
 
**[[Lesa Gillespie]] (Season 1)
 
**[[Colin Purves]] (Season 1)
 
**[[Colin Purves]] (Season 1)
**[[Toby Wilson]] (Season 1)
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**Toby Wilson (Season 1)
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*Production Designer: Jane Cecchi
 
*Family Puppet Designer: [[Ed Christie]]
 
*Family Puppet Designer: [[Ed Christie]]
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*Head of Puppets, Costumes and Props: [[Janet Knechtel]]
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*Puppet Costumes and Props: Lucy Sturley, Robert Skidmore (Season 1), Catriona Rings and Charlotte Blyth
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*[[The Muppet Workshop|The Jim Henson Creature Shop]]: [[Jason Weber]], [[Melissa Creighton]], [[Joseph Roddy]], Jonathan Ehrich, [[Rollie Krewson]], [[Connie Peterson]], [[Joe Kovacs]], [[Anney McKilligan Ozar|Anney Ozar]], [[Victoria Ellis]], [[Andrea Detwiler]], [[Sierra Schoening]], [[Lara MacLean]], [[Jane Pien]], [[David Valentine]], Casey Miller, [[Kate Rusek]], Ben Durocher, Matt Witham, Brian Haimes, [[Liz Hara]]
 
*Executive Producers: [[Carol-Lynn Parente]] and Tony Reed
 
*Executive Producers: [[Carol-Lynn Parente]] and Tony Reed
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==Trivia==
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Each episode of The Furchester Hotel begins with an overhead shot of the city, with a series of waterways and buildings placed in the shape of the face of one of the show's characters.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
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*[http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/furchester-hotel BBC]
 
*[http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/furchester-hotel BBC]
   
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Revision as of 02:04, December 28, 2019

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Premiere September 26, 2014
Network UK: BBC
US: Sprout
Episodes 103
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The Furchester Hotel is a Sesame Street co-production for CBeebies (BBC's preschool network), first shown September 26, 2014.

Set in the titular hotel, the series stars a monster family that runs the hotel: father Furgus Fuzz, mother Funella Furchester and daughter Phoebe Furchester-Fuzz. Elmo appears in the series as Phoebe's cousin, who is taking an extended stay at the hotel due to his fascination with it. Cookie Monster appears as the room-service and dining room waiter. Other characters include Isabel, a character with a bell in her head for the guests to ring, Gonger, the hotel chef and Harvey P. Dull, a long-term guest of the hotel.

The series promotes problem solving, as the monsters try to figure out issues developed by their unique Muppet guests. Fifty-two, 11-minute episodes were produced beginning in February 2014 MediaCityUK in Salford.

Beginning in November 2014, full episodes began being posted weekly to SesameStreet's YouTube Channel and Sesame Go. In January 2015, episodes were made available for purchase in the iTunes Store. Beginning in fall 2016, the series made its US television debut on Sprout. It was later removed from the block in March 2, 2019. In February 2017, the first 52 episodes were made available for streaming on Netflix.

In 2015, the show began airing in other countries, often with localized dubs. See International Furchester Hotel for more.

In February 2016, it was announced that a second season of the series was commissioned to start taping in May. The season consists of 50 episodes (as well as a double-length Christmas special) and features guest appearances by Big Bird, Count von Count and the Martians.[1] The season premiered on October 31.

Episodes

See Furchester Hotel Episodes

Credits

Furchester BTS

Trivia

Each episode of The Furchester Hotel begins with an overhead shot of the city, with a series of waterways and buildings placed in the shape of the face of one of the show's characters.

See also

Sources

  1. Sesame Workshop press release

External links

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