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Colin Mapson

Colin Mapson is known for his work on Ali G Indahouse (2002), Enchanted April (1991) and Moonbase 3 (1973). See full bio »

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Known For

Ali G Indahouse
Ali G Indahouse Special Effects
(2002)
Enchanted April
Enchanted April Visual Effects
(1991)
Moonbase 3
Moonbase 3 Visual Effects
(1973)
Doctor Who
Doctor Who Visual Effects
(1973-1987)

Filmography

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  Last of the Summer Wine (TV Series) (visual effects - 47 episodes, 1995 - 2008) (visual effects designer - 25 episodes, 1991 - 1995) (video effects designer - 2 episodes, 1993)
- It's Never Ten Years (2008) ... (visual effects)
- The Phantom Number 14 Bus (1999) ... (visual effects)
- Beware the Vanilla Slice (1999) ... (visual effects)
- Optimism in the Housing Market (1999) ... (visual effects)
 2000 Victoria Wood: With All the Trimmings (TV Special) (visual effects)
 1997 Dalziel and Pascoe (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 2 episodes)
- Deadheads (1997) ... (visual effects designer)
- Ruling Passion (1997) ... (visual effects designer)
 1995 Crusades (TV Mini-Series documentary) (visual effects designer - 3 episodes)
- Destruction (1995) ... (visual effects designer)
- Jihad (1995) ... (visual effects designer)
- Pilgrims in Arms (1995) ... (visual effects designer)
 1993 Lovejoy (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 1 episode)
- Taking the Pledge (1993) ... (visual effects designer)
 1988-1991 You Rang, M'Lord? (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 6 episodes)
- A Day in the Country (1991) ... (visual effects designer)
- The Night of Reckoning (1991) ... (visual effects designer)
- Gretna Green or Bust (1991) ... (visual effects designer)
- Current Affairs (1991) ... (visual effects designer)
- Please Help the Orphans (1991) ... (visual effects designer)
 1991 Enchanted April (visual effects designer)
 1990 The Green Man (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects designer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.2 (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.1 (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
 1988-1990 French and Saunders (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 10 episodes)
- Episode #3.7 (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- Gone with the Wind (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- Dangerous Liasons (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- The Exorcist (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
 1990 One Foot in the Grave (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 6 episodes)
- The Return of the Speckled Band (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- The Eternal Quadrangle (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- I'll Retire to Bedlam (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- The Valley of Fear (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
- The Big Sleep (1990) ... (visual effects designer)
 1989 Nice Work (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... (visual effects)
 1988 Tumbledown (TV Movie) (visual effects designer)
 1982-1988 Hi-de-Hi! (TV Series) (visual effects - 8 episodes)
- Let Them Eat Cake (1988) ... (visual effects)
- The Perils of Peggy (1988) ... (visual effects)
- The Great Cat Robbery (1985) ... (visual effects)
- Raffles (1984) ... (visual effects - uncredited)
- Hey Diddle Diddle, Who's on the Fiddle (1984) ... (visual effects)
 1987 Ever Decreasing Circles (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 2 episodes)
- Half an Office (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
- Stuck in a Loft (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
 1973-1987 Doctor Who (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 30 episodes)
- Time and the Rani: Part Four (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
- Time and the Rani: Part Three (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
- Time and the Rani: Part Two (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
- Time and the Rani: Part One (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
- Nightmare of Eden: Part Four (1979) ... (visual effects designer)
 1987 A Dorothy L. Sayers Mystery (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 4 episodes)
- Have His Carcase: Episode Two (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
- Have His Carcase: Episode One (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
- Strong Poison: Episode Three (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
- Strong Poison: Episode One (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
 1985-1987 Bergerac (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 5 episodes)
- Winner Takes All (1987) ... (visual effects designer)
- Avenge O Lord (1985) ... (visual effects designer)
- Sins of the Fathers (1985) ... (visual effects designer)
- What Dreams May Come? (1985) ... (visual effects designer)
- The Last Interview (1985) ... (visual effects designer)
 1986 Naked Video (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1986) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.5 (1986) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.4 (1986) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.3 (1986) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.2 (1986) ... (visual effects designer)
 1986 Dead Head (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects designer - 4 episodes)
- The Patriot (1986) ... (visual effects designer)
- The War Room (1986) ... (visual effects designer)
- Anything for England (1986) ... (visual effects designer)
- Why Me? (1986) ... (visual effects designer)
 1985 'Allo 'Allo! (TV Series) (visual effects - 2 episodes)
- The Gateau from the Chateau (1985) ... (visual effects)
- Herr Flick's Revenge (1985) ... (visual effects)
 1985 Titus Andronicus (TV Movie) (visual effects designer)
 1985 Screen Two (TV Series) (visual effects - 1 episode)
- Contact (1985) ... (visual effects)
 1984 The Life and Death of King John (TV Movie) (visual effects designer)
 1984 Bird of Prey 2 (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 2 episodes)
- Ducks in a Row (1984) ... (visual effects designer)
- Death and Taxes (1984) ... (visual effects designer)
 1983 Don't Wait Up (TV Series) (visual effects - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.7 (1983) ... (visual effects)
 1983 Are You Being Served? (TV Series) (visual effects - 5 episodes)
- Monkey Business (1983) ... (visual effects)
- Calling All Customers (1983) ... (visual effects)
- Memories Are Made of This (1983) ... (visual effects)
- Conduct Unbecoming (1983) ... (visual effects)
- The Sweet Smell of Success (1983) ... (visual effects)
 1983 Tucker's Luck (TV Series) (visual effects - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1983) ... (visual effects)
 1983 Dombey & Son (TV Mini-Series) (visual effects designer)
 1982 Cymbeline (TV Movie) (visual effects)
 1981-1982 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 9 episodes)
- Episode #1.8 (1982) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.7 (1982) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... (visual effects designer)
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... (visual effects designer)
 1978 Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em (TV Series) (visual effects designer - 3 episodes)
- Australia House (1978) ... (visual effects designer)
- Wendy House (1978) ... (visual effects designer)
- Moving House (1978) ... (visual effects designer)
  Moonbase 3 (TV Series) (visual effects - 2 episodes, 1973) (visual effects designer - 1 episode, 1973)
- View of a Dead Planet (1973) ... (visual effects)
- Castor and Pollux (1973) ... (visual effects - uncredited)
- Achilles Heel (1973) ... (visual effects designer)
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Other Works:

Provided a commentary for the Doctor Who (1963) DVD "Nightmare of Eden". See more »

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Personal Quote:

I think the first time I really was impressed with CGI was Jurassic Park (1993), when Spielberg used it, which was the first time it was really used in earnest, which I thought was just fantastic.

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