Norman Barrett, MBE (born in England, UK, 1936) is regarded as "The World's Greatest Ringmaster" or sometimes "Lord of the Ring". He is famous for tricks using budgies. He appeared in the 2011 Sooty episode, Who's a Clever Bird? where he performed his budgie tricks at Sooty's circus. He, along with his budgies still currently performs with "Zippo's Circus" and he has also taken part in a Sooty Christmas Show at The Garrick Theatre, London in 2011.