Maurice Thorogood directed The Big Day Out. He also directed the links between episodes on the DVDs The Lost Episodes - Volumes 1 and 2. He has also directed a promotional video where Sooty and Sweep visit Madame Tussauds to be measured for moulds. Maurice guest starred in the second series of Sooty as a creepy-looking butler in the episode, The Haunted House.
- In 2008, Maurice Thorogood went up against Brenda Longman on the BBC's "Bargain Hunt". Brenda was on the the red team and Maurice was with the blues. Brenda's team was the winner.