- The Grogs
The Grogs is a Canadian puppet company troupe best known for their work in the
CBC Televisionchildren's television show " Nanalan'".
The Grogs or Grogs Inc. were founded by Jamie Shannon and Jason Hopley in 1994 in
Toronto, Ontario. As a puppet troupe they are unique as they design and mould their puppets and sets as part of the creative process for writing, directing and performing in their television shows. They are present in the process from pre-production to post-production with the help of their partner Jack Lenzfrom Lenz Entertainment.
In addition to "Nanalan
'", their other work has included "Swami Jeff's Temple of Wisdom" ( Zed TV), "The Grogs", "Warren, Filth, Gidian, Iffer, Sorbet, Jasper and Cupcake", "Al's Tales of the Tank" and "It's Alive!" for YTV, and most recently " Mr. Meaty" for Nickelodeon and the CBC.
* [http://www.cbc.ca/parents/nanalan.html Nanalan' webpage] at CBC.ca
* [http://www.nanalan.com/ Nanalan' official website]
* [http://forum.muppetcentral.com/showthread.php?t=12288/ Globe and Mail article about the Grogs]
* [http://zed.cbc.ca/go?POS=3&CONTENT_ID=2541&c=contentPage&FILTER_KEY=_categoryContent__7876] Swami Jeff episode
* [http://www.mrmeaty.ca/] official Mr. Meaty page
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