During the five years of shooting The Muppet Show in London, Jim lived in various locations, eventually buying a home in Hampstead. It was an ideal spot to call home (away from home) with its charming streets and lovely restaurants. Jim purchased the building across the street as his Creature Shop and spent leisure time recharging with long walks on the Hampstead Heath. Learn about the places Jim stayed during those years.
In June 1965, 28-year-old Jim Henson started a written log of his activities in what became known as “The Red Book.” He noted down what had happened up until that point (deemed “Ancient History”) and then recorded anything that he felt was worth recording as single line journal entries until the end of 1988.
Selected curated entries courtesy of The Jim Henson Company Archives.