Keyword: marionette

An Eighteenth Century Puppet Hamlet

2014-04-23 Tiffany Stern

To mark the Bard's 450th birthday, theatre historian Tiffany Stern describes why director Beth Burns and her Hidden Room Theatre Company mounted an eighteenth century puppet version of 'Hamlet'.

Wael Shawky – Serpentine Gallery

2014-01-02 Helen Jauregui

This unusual exhibition of artwork and films explores religious fundamentalism, and features hundreds of intricate marionettes.

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

2013-10-27 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.

‘Kind’ – Nominal Theatre | Edinburgh 2013

2013-08-15 Katharine Kavanagh

Marionettes and household objects combine to tell a troubling story set on a remote Scottish island.

'Platero – Travels with a Donkey' – Mike Maran Productions and Marjanishvili Theatre

2013-04-27 Helen Jauregui

A charming production for adults based on the stories by the late Nobel prize winning poet Juan Ramón Jiménez, this production charts the travels of a little marionette donkey and his narrator owner.

'My Life with Puppets' – Ronnie Le Drew

2013-04-26 EJ Stedman

If you've watched television at any point during the last forty years or so, you'll know Ronnie Le Drew. From his infamous turn as Zippy from Rainbow, to various characters from Roger and the Rottentrolls, he has quite literally done it all.

Postcard from Palermo

2012-07-20 Isabel Lyster

As you walk through the city, people spill from cafes in true Mediterranean style as dust kicks up from crumbling streets. And, hidden within Palermo’s small alleys, are the cavernous puppet theatres of the Opera Dei Pupi.