'Satyagraha' – English National Opera

20. November 2013 Helen Babbs

An entrancing opera about Gandhi's early years, featuring huge puppets made from humble materials.

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'The Light Princess' – National Theatre

10. November 2013 Helen Jauregui

A grown-up panto boasting aerial effects, fantasy puppets and memorable songs.

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'Bastard!' – DudaPaiva Company | Suspense 2013

2. November 2013 Nigel Luck

Great puppet theatre meets great physical theatre, and existentialism, in this solo piece featuring large foam puppets.

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'For Their Own Good' – Untied Artists | Suspense 2013

2. November 2013 Helen Jauregui

A bold and brave production using a life size horse puppet, this show provides intelligent comment on the euthanasia debate.

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'Immigrants!' – The Great Puppet Horn | Suspense 2013

2. November 2013 Helen Babbs

Shadow puppetry is used to riff off contemporary concerns like climate change, economics and, of course, immigration.

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'The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean' – Shona Reppe Puppets

2. November 2013 Beccy Smith

Multi sensory and masterfully designed, this is an original and captivating show executed with wit and style.

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'All He Fears' | Movingstage Marionette Company | Suspense 2013

27. October 2013 Celia Mendizabal

Long string marionettes are used to tell Howard Barker's story of a wretched philosopher who conjures up all his nightmares in one day.

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'Boris & Sergey's Astonishing Freakatorium' – Flabbergast Theatre | Suspense 2013

26. October 2013 Helen Jauregui

A fast-paced comedy showcase with a vaudevillian aesthetic, our Balkan bunraku hosts succeed in making pain and death funny.

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