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puppetry

Theatre and fossils are not an obvious match, but for a venue to stage the untold story of young Charles Darwin, you can't beat...

A theatre is to be built within the Natural History Museum in London for the first time, with a 357-seat venue that will host...

Puppets are on the up – War Horse and Pinocchio being just a couple of recent examples. So now is a better time than...

With Goats playing at the Royal Court, part of me optimistically hoped to see 101 real dogs in the Birmingham Rep’s adaptation of Dodie...

Birmingham Rep is adapting Dodie Smith’s much-loved book for its seasonal show. Its director and designers tell Nick Smurthwaite how a cast of puppeteers...

Creating the star of The Lorax requires more than some fur, cord and rods. Holly Williams discovers how an ‘animal superhero’ comes to life...

Gyre and Gimble's retelling of the Hartlepool Monkey legend is highly skilful, slick and unsettling. It's a strangely pitched production. Marketed as a show...

1. Puppets are just like people* When an audience watches a puppet, we want them to suspend their disbelief in the same way they do when...

A new arts organisation has been created by the team behind Faceless Arts, the company forced to close earlier this year due to funding...
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