Nigel Plaskitt is a British puppeteer who has performed on various Muppet and Creature Shop projects, notably as Mew on The Secret Life of Toys. He has also served as consultant or workshop leader on variousinternational Sesame Street programs, and on the French Muppets TV series.
Plaskitt learned his puppeteering craft on the TV series Pipkins. In his early performing days, he also appeared as an actor, most notably as Malcolm in the Vicks Sinex advertisements and in such series asDoctor Who. As a major puppeteer, Plaskitt was hired for the second series of Spitting Image, and worked all the subsequent series. He is also a television and theatre director, directing Louise Gold's cabaret act amongst others, and recently served as puppeteering consultant for the London production of Avenue Q.