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Melvyn Rawlinson
2009

 

the year ahead

 

 

Melvyn Rawlinson - Professor Popups Puppet Theatre

The schedule below is a rough guide but if you would like further information please contact us

Theatre and festival venues we have visited so far can be viewed here.

'Amazing, Mr. Noah!'

PUPPET SHOW: an imaginative story for 3 - 8 year olds. Set at the sea-side, it's raining cats and dogs. Trapped indoors, Professor Popup uses puppets, toys and things left behind from holidays now long forgotten to re-build the Ark and tell the story of a Man, his Wife... and a lot of animals.

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The Pied Piper of Hamelin

PUPPET SHOW: The Pied Piper of Hamelin - designed as an introduction to theatre for 4 - 8 year olds. After over 600 performances in theatres and festivals across Britain and Europe, this highly acclaimed show has established itself as a true favourite!

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Jack & the Beanstalk
PUPPET SHOW: Jack & the Beanstalk - an old man is surprise to find himself once again in his childhood nursery with many much-loved toys.  He remembrs his favourite story but ........ where's JACK?

Is it a dream? Or is it real? Better ask the Giant?


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Festival of the Dragon Moon
PUPPET SHOW: Festival of the Dragon Moon.  Using principally Chinese Palm Puppets (forerunner of the glove puppet) and an ornately decorated travelling Pagoda Theatre with music and atmospheric lighting, this Live 55 minute performance will enthrall and entertain all 4 - 11 year olds - and their families.

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Greek Mask Theatre Project

Greek Mask Theatre Project - performance (160 ) and workshops (70ea.) Greek Theatre is brought to life using Masks of Tragedy and Comedy. A rare treat to see masks in performance. Often repeated yearly by the same schools!

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Limited Availability. Please contact us for more information

WORKSHOPS

A full range of 16 K.S.1 & 2 Puppet and Mask Making Workshops are always available throughout the year.

Topics include- EGYPTIAN, GREEKS, ROMANS, TUDORS etc. DRAGONS, MONSTERS, ANIMALS etc. Plus Shadow Puppets - FISH or MINI-BEASTS, and Puppet Characters.

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Previous theatre and festival engagements
Abergavenny, The Brough Theatre Aldershot, West End Centre
Arundel Festival Banbury, The Mill
Battersea Arts Centre Barnet, The Bull
Bexhill on Sea, De La War Pavilion Birmingham, Repertory Theatre
Brackwell, South Hill Park Arts Centre Brentford, Watermans Arts Centre
Brighton, Komedia Brighton, Visions Festival
Bridgewater Arts Centre Bury, The Met
Buxton Opera House Camberley Arts Link
Canterbury, The Marlowe Theatrer Cardiff, The Sherman Theatre
Cherwell Rural Touring Chepstowe, Drill Hall Theatre
Cirencester, Brewery Arts Craven Puppet Festival
Cranleigh Arts Centre Crawley, The Hawth
Croyden Warehouse Deptford, The Albany Theatre
Gainsborough, The Trinity Arts Centre Goole Arts Centre
Grantham, The Guildhall Arts Centre Guildford, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre
Hampshire Rural Touring Harlech, Theatr Ardudwy
Harrow Arts Centre Havent Arts Activer
Hazlitt Theatre, Maidstone Hemel Hempstead, The Old Town Hall Arts Centre
Isle Of Wight Rural Touring Islington, Little Angel
Kristiansand, Norway, Agder Teater Leicester Haymarket
Leighton Buzzard Theatre Ludlow Assembley Rooms
Luton Library Theatre Nottingham, City Arts
Nottinghamshire Next Stage Melton Rural Touring
Paisley Arts Centre Poole Arts Centre
Rotherham Arts Centre St Albans, The Maltings
Salisbury Playhouse South Staffordshire Rural Touring
Stockton on Tees, The Arc Trowbridge, The Arc
Tricycle Theatre Watford, St James Theatre
Warrington, Padgate Recreaction Centre West Norwood, Nettleforld Hall
Winchester, Tower Arts Centre Windsor Arts Centre

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