Keyword: paper

'Black Hoods' – Old Watty Theatre Company

2014-02-10 Alexander Winfield

A series of skits created from the flimsiest of materials, this short puppet play lacks a strict narrative but delivers lots of laughs.

'Satyagraha' – English National Opera

2013-11-20 Helen Babbs

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

'The Girl With No Heart' – Sparkle and Dark

2013-04-20 Kristin Fredricksson

A powerful piece inspired by child victims’ accounts of the atomic bombings in Japan at the end of the Second World War, using shadows, masks on hands, half-body puppets with human legs and paper cranes of all sizes.

'The Making of Longbird' – Will Anderson | Manipuate Festival

2013-02-09 Helen Babbs

A carefully crafted, creatively shot and great fun 15 minute film, which is presented in a documentary style and blends live action and frame-by-frame paper cut out animation.

‘The Little Match Girl Passion’ – I Fagiolini and Matthew Robins

2012-12-14 Helen Babbs

Part of the Spitalfields Music Winter Festival, this unusual concert produced by Opera North Projects features a combination of classical singing and live animation in the candlelit surrounds of Shoreditch Church.

Edinburgh Voices I

2012-08-08 Jeremy Bidgood

Voices is a series of interviews with puppeteers performing at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe.Here Jeremy Bidgood tells us about taking the Great Puppet Horn to the festival. "We will be living by our wits, gathering by day and hunting by night."