'4 X 4 Ephemeral Architectures' – Gandini Juggling

30. April 2015 Celia Mendizabal

Ballet, circus and object theatre combine in this witty and often mesmerising production.

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'Constellations' – Aracaladanza

4. April 2015 Alexander Winfield

A riotous and remarkable celebration of colour and wonder inspired by the work of Miró.

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'Rubbish' – Theatre Rites

17. April 2014 Song Jungmin

A visually accomplished piece of children's theatre that uses puppetry to bring some rather attractive discarded objects to life.

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'Puppets, Pawns, and Prophets' – Marcel Dzama

8. May 2013 Helen Jauregui

Object theatre, mask, dance, film and sculpture combine in this unusual show, which has the game of chess as its central theme.

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'A Midsummer Night's Dream' – Bristol Old Vic with Handspring Puppet Company

9. April 2013 Matthew Isaac Cohen

A landmark staging of an old classic, this accomplished new production from the brains behind 'War Horse' makes use of tabletop puppetry, object theatre, bunraku and much more.

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‘Drifters’ – Strange Arrangements

24. March 2013 EJ Stedman

An experimental. ambitious and wordless performance that is as much dance, mime and symphony as it is puppet theatre, and is an example of interdisciplinary theatre at its best.

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'There's a Rabbit in the Moon' – Vélo Théâtre

15. February 2013 Eleanor Margolies

The intense performance is structured by the logic of the dream. Toys, everyday objects, song lyrics, words from old stories and onomatopoeic sounds – all have equal status as things on stage.

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'Consuming Spirits' – Chris Sullivan | Manipulate Festival

8. February 2013 Helen Babbs

Spiralling alcoholism, game hunting, neglect and gardening are the themes that flow through this feature-length animation shot frame by frame on 16mm, which brings 2D paper puppets, toy cars, old photos and pencil drawings to life.

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