Rob Manley , ex A&R manager for Virgin records responsible for signing eclectic electronic pioneers 'The Future Sound Of London' and big beat specialists The Chemical Brothers has been running Playbeast Entertainment for the past 10 years with artist / illustrator Pete Fowler. Rob has worked with various artists for the Playbeast label and has worked closely with Pete developing the Monsterism Island project via the release of many mini figure series and numerous large vinyl figures. Rob and Pete have recently taken a short sabbatical from the manufacture and distribution of toy figures to concentrate on 2 new TV shows. One a new cartoon series for a major worldwide entertainment company and the other, a puppet show to be launched in Sept with online broadcaster Channel Flip. It has long been Pete and Robs plan to bring the world of Pete Fowler's characters to life, after a long time in development, their plans are finally being realised.