Keyword: ventriloquism

Between the familiar and the unknown – horror and the uncanny

2013-10-31 Helen Jauregui

It's Halloween – the perfect excuse to ponder the role puppets, particularly ventriloquists' dummies, play in the horror genre.

'The Shop of Little Horrors' – Pickled Image

2013-05-29 Helen Jauregui

A ventriloquist's workshop strewn with puppet parts provides the macabre setting for this dark comic horror.

'Dolly Mixtures' – Nina Conti

2013-05-21 Helen Jauregui

If talking to yourself is the first sign of madness, then Nina Conti provides a first class ticket to her own personal bedlam with her new show, where she brings more madcap characters to the stage than ever before.