Wilf Lunn

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Wilf Lunn
Wilf Lunn, Lincoln 2011.jpg
Wilf in 2011
Born (1942-03-20) 20 March 1942 (age 75)
Rastrick, West Yorkshire
Years active 1965–1995

Wilfred Makepeace Lunn (born 1942 in Rastrick, West Yorkshire, England) is an English inventor, prop maker and TV presenter. He is probably best known for his regular appearances on the 1960s and 1970s British children's television show Vision On demonstrating his latest inventions with Tony Hart and Sylvester McCoy.

He later appeared in Jigsaw and the 1985 BBC TV series Eureka amongst other television series.

Lunn is a prolific constructor of bicycles and an inventor of strange devices, amongst which was a collection formerly to be found in the Inventions Bar, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

In an interview with the b3ta website he stated that he was an atheist and a teetotaller.[1]


  • Mad Things to Make from 'Vision on' (1976)
  • Cheap, Cheerful and Sometimes Grotty Gifts to Make (1984)
  • My Best Cellar: An Autobiography Up to the Age of Eleven...and Other Stuff , (2008), Shaffron Publishing Ltd ISBN 0955615518, ISBN 978-0955615511
  • No Animals Were Harmed Making These Christmas Cards (2012)


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