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    Animations Online is a web-based magazine for contemporary puppetry and object theatre. We explore the full spectrum of practice, ranging from traditional puppetry to experimental visual theatre, art and film.

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    Writers – Cariad Astles, Jeremy Bidgood, Beth Crane, Darren East, Penny Francis, Helen Jauregui, Katharine Kavanagh, Nigel Luck, Celia Mendizabal, Isobel Smith, Jungmin Song, EJ Stedman, Alexander Winfield

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  • 'Death Puppet Klezma Jam' – Mirth & Misery | Manipulate 2015

    6. February 2015 - Reviews

    Klezmer gig meets puppet show in this joyful and stylish short festival performance.

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    'Animated Nightmares' – Robert Morgan | Manipulate 2015

    3. February 2015 - Reviews

    An award winning film maker presents an evening of animation designed to make you shiver.

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    'Red Riding Hood, and the Wolf who tried to eat her' – Movingstage

    31. January 2015 - Reviews

    A new version of the classic tale, this marionette production has atmosphere and depth.

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    ‘That’s It’ – Sandman | Manipulate 2015

    31. January 2015 - Reviews

    Comic yet haunting, this solo performance blends physical and object theatre to great effect.

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    'Dogugaeshi' – Basil Twist | London International Mime Festival

    29. January 2015 - Reviews

    A New York-based puppeteer recreates and reimagines a now nearly extinct Japanese theatrical form.

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    'Noodles' – NoFit State Circus | London International Mime Festival

    27. January 2015 - Reviews

    A fast paced and feel good performance where strings of pasta take centre stage.

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    'Plexus' – Compagnie 111 | London International Mime Festival

    22. January 2015 - Reviews

    A muscular portrait of an artist, featuring stunning set, light and sound design.

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    'Light' – Theatre Ad Infinitum | London International Mime Festival

    20. January 2015 - Reviews

    Incredible lighting and sound design combine with brilliant mime in this dystopian cautionary tale.

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    'Tatterdemalion' – Flabbergast Theatre

    17. January 2015 - Reviews

    A one man, wordless comedy sketch show from the makers of Boris & Sergey.

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    'Beauty and the Beast' – Norwich Puppet Theatre

    17. January 2015 - Reviews

    A classic tale is given a new lease of life in this magical puppet production.

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