Robin Stevens is the actor who plays Grandpappa in Boohbah. He was born January 30th, 1960 in London. He did lots of other Ragdoll shows, including one show, Blips, where he was Mr. Perfect. He is a British puppeteer, actor, director and writer for children's TV for nearly 30 years, and has done many successful programs. These include Pob's Programme, Teletubbies, Rosie & Jim and Tots T.V. He worked for Ragdoll Productions for about 20 years, at times co-writing scripts and originating content with Alan Dapre (One of the wirters for Boohbah), before that working for the BBC. He trained with John Blundall, the world famous puppet master. He puppeteered Pob in Pob's Programme, Jim in Rosie and Jim, Tom in Tots TV (he also wrote the scripts with Tiny's puppeteer Andrew Davenport) and The Man in the Magic House in Teletubbies (he voiced the man in all foreign dubs except for the USA version where American actress Dena Davis redubbed the voice).