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Tag Archives: puppet
Continuing our London Theatre Guides series, we’re celebrating half-term by highlighting some of the capital’s most welcome and exciting venues for younger audiences. Read my full BroadwayWorld article here
The puppet who wants to be a real boy is all grown up in this new musical version – very much the darker side of Disney. Book writer Dennis Kelly went back to the original 19th-century Italian tale, by Collodi, and tonally, … Continue reading
Move over, Avenue Q: there’s a new puppet in town. Flame-haired, foul-mouthed Tyrone, star of Robert Askins’ semi-autobiographical farce, is a nightmarish creation, but a necessary release for cowed Texas teen Jason, struggling with the death of his father. Mother … Continue reading
Hand to God actress Jemima Rooper talks puppetry, repression and blind casting. Read my full Ham & High interview here
There will be blood. And expletives. And puppet sex that makes Avenue Q look positively monastic. But perhaps most shocking of all is that beneath the eye-wateringly explicit surface of Robert Askins’ provocative farce, which began life Off-Off-Broadway in 2011, lies … Continue reading
While seven-way debate rages, broadcaster and debuting playwright Jonathan Maitland takes us back 25 years to a radically different political landscape: a time of regents, and of regicide. It’s 1990 – Thatcher the leader claiming divine right to rule, Geoffrey … Continue reading