PAST AND PRESENT MACHINES
                                          (Click on a photo for more information about a machine)
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INSTANT
 ECLIPSE
Tim Hunkin & 
Sarah Angliss1999


Shut yourself inside and watch the sky darken and the stars come out  - to a brilliant soundtrack by Sarah Angliss.

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MICROBREAK
Tim Hunkin 
2002

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Sit in the chair and travel on holiday, moved by the magic carpet. After manic flight and coach ride, arrive in tropical paradise and get brief suntan from heatlamp.

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GENE FORECASTER
 Tim Hunkin &
Sarah Angliss 2000

Cut a sample of your hair, and this extracts the DNA and analyses it, displaying genetic anomolies found and forcasting personal expiry date before issuing 3D printout (a fortune cookie). 
TEST  YOUR NERVE 
Tim Hunkin
1991


Place hand in dog's cage and hold it there for as long as you dare. Dog pants, dribbles warm saliva and other disgusting things.

 

THE
 BATHYSCAPE
Tim Hunkin 
2002


Turn the dive lever and descend to the seabed. After witnessing many marvels, get swallowed by a giant fish which causes the craft to leak. Fortunately reverse thrusters are provided for escape.
AUTOFRISK
Tim Hunkin
1993


Stand in position and let the rubber gloves give you a thorough frisk. 
QUICKFIT
Tim Hunkin
2003

Watch a Jane Fonda workout  - while the bed does the exercises for you, moving all your muscles.  
INSTANT
WEIGHTLOSS
Tim Hunkin
2003


Watch weightfree nutrients prepared especially for you and then watch yourself lose weight in the mirror.  
EXPRESSIVE
PHOTOBOOTH
Tim Hunkin
2003


Sit inside and the booth activates mechanisms to provoke a wide range of expressions while taking the photos. 
RENT-A-DOG
Tim Hunkin
2004


Stand on the treadmill, 
hold the dog's lead and
go for a walk. Includes
stops at several
interesting sights.
MY-NUKE
Tim Hunkin 2010

Use the remote manipulator arm to open the fuel box and load the fuel pellets into the reactor without dropping any. Dispenses edible nuclear waste at the end of each go.


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BRAINWASH
Will Jackson 1995

Sit with head half inside processing chamber and watch through mirrors while your scalp is removed and your brain is scrubbed clean. Made by Will Jackson. Details on Will's website.
THE 
DOCTOR
Tim Hunkin 1987
Hold stethoscope again chest and let the doctor diagnose your complaint and write out an illegible prescription.

 

 

 

THE
 CHIROPODIST
Tim Hunkin 1986
Remove shoe and place foot in treatment bay. She then descends into the bowels of the machine and you feel her manipulating your foot.

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THE 
BOOTH OF TRUTH 
Sarah Angliss & 
Tim Hunkin  2002

Place hand in slot and gaze into mirror for your reading. The mystic balls read your hand and deliver an accurate assessment of your character (based on Barnum Statements). 

QUANTUM
TUNNELLING 
TELESCOPE
Tim Hunkin 2006

Focusing time and space to bring you everything you could
possibly want to see
through a pier telescope.

IS IT ART?
Tim Hunkin 2001
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Present any object to the expert and he will tell you authoratively whether it is art or not.

THE DISGUSTING
SPECTACLE
Tim Hunkin 1979

The oldest machine in the arcade

MOBILITY
MASTERCLASS
Tim Hunkin 2005

Start training for your future today!
Cross the motorway using the zimmer frame.

 

DECORATION 
DIRECT
Tim Hunkin 2007

Businessmen pay cash for their honours and now you can too!

PET OR MEAT
Tim Hunkin 2011



Spin the arrow and see where it lands. 
Then view what happens to the lamb in detail. 

ART
APOCALYPSE
Tim Hunkin 2006

A real shooting gallery. Shoot up a Banksy or a Vetriano and smash the Barbara Hepworth sculpture into a million pieces.  

FLY DRIVE
Tim Hunkin 2008

Sit on the fly's proboscis and experience a fly's eye view of the world. Stop to eat for as long as you dare, but beware of the fly swat. 

WHACK A BANKER
Tim Hunkin 2009


Can you discipline the reckless bankers?
Whack them on the head  when they pop up. How many can you whack in 30 seconds.  

LUNAR LANDER
Ian Sharp 2009

Celebrate the American's astonishing feat with this beautiful physical version of the classic arcade game. 

 

PIRATE PRACTICE
Tim Hunkin 2012
Storm the super yacht and get even with the super rich

ALIEN PROBE
Tim Hunkin2013

Investigate the captive alien and try not to make it angry 

CYCLE PONG
Ian Sharp2007

Play pong on bikes. Pedalling moves the paddles up and down 

CRANKENSTEIN
Will Jackson 1989
Generate electricity and bring the monster to life
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The Under The Pier Show started with 5 machines in 2001, when Southwold pier was being rebuilt. For more details about how it started see The Under the Pier Show archive..

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