No shows are currently touring…but here is a peep at past shows
Inspired by the Chinese classic story Journey to the West.
Brilliant poet Michael Rosen (Children’s Laureate 2007–2009) wrote a wonderful script specially for us.
The Tin Forest
A puppet show written for PuppetCraft by Michael Rosen and workshop.
For family audiences… aged 3 and up.
Nobody Rides The Unicorn
A puppet show for everyone 4 years and up.
Based on the book – a classic of modern fiction – by Adrian Mitchell.
The Mousehole Cat
Based on the popular children’s book
A puppet show for everyone over 4 years.
Circle of Tales
An African Myth
The Selfish Giant
by Oscar Wilde
A puppet show for all ages 4+
Perseus and the Gorgon’s Head
by Adrian Mitchell
Music by Andrew Dickson
A show for everyone 7 years and over… including adults!
The Greek myth retold.
The Pied Piper
A puppet show for everyone over 5 years old
The Amazing Adventures of Sinbad
A puppet fantasy
Tristan and Isolde
A puppet show for everyone over 8 including adults.
Sir Fool’s Quest
A large scale production with live music and song, written by Adrian Mitchell for PuppetCraft. Five performers used hand puppets, water puppets, marionettes and giant dragons and 28 musical instruments. For family audiences.
103 performances in 75 venues, nation-wide, and toured to Ireland and a puppet festival in Germany.
Funded by South West Arts and Arts Council.
Short studies exploring a variety of traditional and modern puppet forms. A two performer show for small scale venues and schools. Often linked to workshop sessions. For audiences ranging from primary school children to adults. 210 performances.
The Bewitched Baobab Tree
Large rod puppets re-tell an African legend, accompanied by a narrator/musician playing authentic African instruments. A medium scale production for Theatres, Arts Centers and Schools up to 400 seats.
Performed by 4 puppeteers and a musician. 55 performances.