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One day only, a puppetry course with Oli Smart

We asked Oliver Smart, professional Puppeteer, Director of Folded Feather Theatre Company and Little Angel Theatre tutor extraordinaire, to tell us a bit about his forthcoming one day Introduction to Puppetry Performance course (Sunday 19th March, 10am – 5pm, Little … Continue reading

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Breathing new life into a fairy tale

Words by Jon Barton, writer of ‘Red Riding Hood and the Wolf’ a new production for ages 5+ at Little Angel Theatre this spring. It is a cautionary tale for all time. A little girl in a red cloak, hoodwinked … Continue reading

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LATat55: Lori Hopkins

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvnIbEgfcuY?rel=0&w=560&h=315] Lori Hopkins is a puppeteer and performer. Lori recently performed in our Christmas production ‘Me…’. See Lori in her own brand new show ‘The Explorer’ 1 & 2 April. Find out more HERE. Do you have a  favourite memory of … Continue reading

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How Dogs Don’t Do Ballet danced onto stage

In Christmas 2010 my then one year old daughter Olive got a book for Christmas, Dogs Don’t Do Ballet. For a while it sat in a pile with other bedtime story books. After reading it the first it began working … Continue reading

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A staff outing to the British Museum

We recently enjoyed a staff adventure to the British Museum to see their Southeast Asian Shadow puppetry exhibition. Curator Dr Alexandra Green gave a fascinating tour of their puppet collection from Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand. The intricate patterning and curvilinear … Continue reading

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