was born in Bombay (Mumbai).  She went to school there and in England.
She studied at the Sorbonne and l’Union Centrale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and Theatre Design at the Central School in London
Apprenticed with the late great Barry Smith’s Theatre of Puppets

Her company is Suspended Animation

She lives in Peckham with her French writer husband, Michel Robic

Gillie is a Puppeteer with wide experience of all types of puppetry in Theatre, Film and Television.  She designs, writes and directs, and works as a voice-over artist.


Figures from the Ramayana



Gillie is a Poet widely published in magazines and anthologies in UK and USA.  Her work has won prizes and been placed in competitions.  She has four books published by Live Canon


I think i could be wrong – latest collection


Open Skies – Pamphlet in aid of Ukraine, published 2022


Lightfalls– her 2nd collection, published 2019


Swimming Through Marble – her 1st collection, published 2016