Mascot – The Robot Dog

The robot dogs are the unique part of the Diamond Dust show.
Children's Entertainer Tenby and Aberystwyth

Children’s Entertainer Tenby and Aberystwyth

   Mascot 11 has been on the show around 1984. He usually appears at the end of the show. The children sit in a circle. Mascot will glide across the floor and into the circle. The dog’s lights flash, and the alarms blast. The children are absolutely mesmerised as he interacts with them.
Mascot the Robot Dog in a Children's Show in Neath

Mascot the Robot Dog in a Children’s Show in Neath

 
8 Foot Robot Cat and Mascot the Robot Dog at National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

8 Foot Robot Cat and Mascot the Robot Dog at National Waterfront Museum, Swansea

 
Ollie Edwards at the National Waterfront Museum with Mascot the Robot Dog

Ollie Edwards at the National Waterfront Museum with Mascot the Robot Dog

Mascot I was the original robot dog, who appeared on the show from 1979 to 1984 and was even seen on national television.
Mascot the Robot Dog original

Mascot the Robot Dog original

In 2013, the original has had a total rebuild. Once tests have been completed, he should be returning to the show. He has been on the show from time to time, however another rebuild will be done shortly. Martin’s interests’ science fiction and pets – can be seen by the addition of the robots to the show. His household includes two cats and the original robot dog, which is over 30 years old that appeared on national television. Martin Thompson has appeared on television with Mascot on Noel Edmonds’ Multi-coloured Swap Shop. He is a member of Equity. Mascot I was the original robot dog, who appeared on the show from 1979 to 1984 and was even seen on national television. “Entertainers are advised to avoid children and animals – Martin Thompson revels in both, even though Mascot is not quite canine.”