The Triplod is an 8ft tall, green three legged space alien who travels with scenery and props in the Sooty Tour Lorry. Security guards at Brean Leisure Park Somerset noticed the Lorry had been broken into in the early hours of Saturday morning. Thieves ignored valuable stage equipment and instead made off with the giant alien.
Sooty has asked the public to be on the lookout for the Triplod. He is not dangerous and is only likely to want to engage onlookers in a dance known as The Triplod Stomp.
Police are investigating the alien abduction and are appealing for anyone with information to get in contact.
Sooty, who celebrated his 65th birthday last week, was being comforted by Sweep and Soo – They all declined to comment.
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Notes to editors:
The Sooty Show transmits weekdays on Citv at 9.10 am
The new series starts in September on itv 1 Sunday morning
Sooty returns to TV at the age of 65 in bid to attract new generation of fans with Sunday morning show.
- Glove puppet has been entertaining children since 1952
- Harry Corbett bought him from a novelty shop in Blackpool
- Richard Cadell, 44, took over the show in 1999
- Says Sooty works because it is ‘old-fashioned slapstick humour’
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