Jabba's Left Hand Man reveals all

Making-of videos

The Jabba section of the "making of" video / DVD online

"From Star Wars to Jedi"

- in which Dave B, Mike and Toby talk about working inside Jabba


Jambe Davdar has made extraordinary compilations of SW outtakes, deleted footage, etc.

Returning to Jedi

has been removed from YouTube (where it was in parts) but can now be found complete on Vimeo here



Classic Creatures: Return of The Jedi

contains some backstage footage of Team Jabba (some repetition from "From Star Wars to Jedi").

It has sadly been deleted from YouTube.


Brandon Phillips

at RebelTradingPost

interviewed Toby

for a podcast for

The Sarlacc Pit (Episode 6.5)


Interview with Mighty Jabba's Collection

(probably the most extensive and complete collection of Jabba related material on the web).


Toby answered a few questions in the magazine PSW

(Play Station World)

in the March 07 (#92) edition


YouTube Interview at Heroes & Legends Con, 2011 with LittleMissGoggles.


Starmania 2010 with Mark Newbold for Jedi News


Podcast #11 with The Voice of The Republic


Jabba the Splott 2005

Wales Online (Wales on Sunday newspaper)

Wales online
In the library

Blue Harvest interview 1999

my first online interview about Jabba the Hutt

Habidabad interview (currently offline? - in Internet Archive) mostly about The Dark Crystal (it was the definitive site), but also touchs on my other films, including Return of The Jedi.

T'Bone's Star Wars Universe

Toby and T'Bone met briefly at C3

The LightSabre Interview 7th August 2005

now to be found on Jedi News

The Tosche Station Interview (July 2007 -originally published in Dutch - now on StarWarsInterviews)

The Bothan Spy interview

The Turkish Star Wars Community interview

Interviewed by Cap & Hex from The Nerdy Show at Orlando 2010

(John C & Toby can be heard between

1:42 to 1:56)

Also at Orlando, interviewed by Chip Carter for Moviefone (this migrated to AOL)

Clube Portugal
Echo Base News

Part 1

Part 2

An interview with the Polish SW fan base (I have added an

English version here, as the Google translation seems odd!)

Dale-Con 2: Exclusive interview with puppeteer Toby Philpott


For an enjoyable read about some of the adventures we have as performers attending fan conventions, I recommend Tim Dry's book

"CONTINUUM: The Star Wars Phenomenon As Experienced From The Inside"

Dave Barclay did an interview with Cap and Hex from The Nerdy Show, which you can find here

Natsukashi podcast: a great 30 minutes -‘The Dark Crystal’ with puppeteer Dave Barclay


(see central column for link to later interview with John C and Toby)


John Coppinger's website

John Coppinger interviewed

at The Force

and here

A Sluggish Project in 2010, at SWBookZone

and by

Thin Whte Duke


who also interviewed

Mike Quinn


Dark Empire Radioposted an interview with Toby on Episode 30 (you'll find Toby between 22:20 and 28:20)

Dark Empire Radio also talked to Dave Barclay in Episode 9


Toby and john C were interviewed at CV by


D.J.Wilson from

(not yet available)


This amusing video interview with Toby comes from Derek Lyons at a convention - about the day they worked together on Who Framed Roger Rabbit - on the PuppetVision blog


Mike Edmonds on Muppet Wiki

Mike interviewed in 2004, more about Logray than Jabba

This imaginary interview made me laugh - a spoof chat with a down-and-out, has-been Jabba.

Other film work

Recently Toby has done Q&A sessions about his work with Jim Henson

The wonderful Jim Henson

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