Category Archives: film and video

Tom Thumb, Cloud Child

Adam Bennett of DNA writes about adventures in European touring in the Spring of 2017 “I’ve been having fun touring Tom Thumb after a break living and working in Australia, starting with a couple of shows at the Albany in … Continue reading

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UNIMA Congress and World Puppetry Festival Journal Link

For more images and journal of Rachel Riggs experiences at the UNIMA festival 2012, follow the link below – http://yardworks.wordpress.com/2012/06/25/lost-in-chengdu-21st-unima-congress-and-world-puppetry-festival-china/

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Cloud Child films

We’ve added some clips to our youtube channel from our research and development at The Lowry, Salford in England’s North West earlier this year. This R&D process looked at performing not only for children, but also with them, helping to … Continue reading

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R&D Day 7 Jan 17th 2012 – Projections

Today we jury-rigged the small digital camera to the old digital projector in advance of finally managing to get the small hand-held projector connected to the camera. While the children were playing with the overhead projector and the big white … Continue reading

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Thurtinkle’s Christmas Cracker!

While busily preparing for an exciting 2011 with a new touring performance – ‘The Frog Prince and Other Peculiar Tales‘ – as well as developing our education program for the UK and Australia, we’re going to be giving a special … Continue reading

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FUN AT NOTTINGHAM CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL WITH IMAGINARY LEAPS

Oodles of fun this week at the Children’s Arts Festival in Nottingham with an exciting offering from Imaginary Leaps. An adaptation of Hansel and Gretel was launched with children and adults having a ball at Nottingham Playhouse.  Families packed the … Continue reading

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DNAs Cooliris Wall

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Thurtinkle at Fairbridge Festival, Pinjarra, Australia

Our travelling gnome Thurtinkle has been getting about in Perth, Western Australia. Recently he roamed about on the shoulders of Rebecca at the Fairbridge Festival where Eddi Reader (formerly lead singer of Fairground Attraction) was headlining, and the Chipolatas were … Continue reading

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The Hayloft – a peek at our storeroom

Thurtinkle takes a gander at ‘T’owd Hayloft’ – the place where we store all our gear that we use to perform and educate in puppetry and visual theatre.

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Thurtinkle on ‘Look North West’

The day after Thurtinkle’s appearance on the 4th plinth in Trafalgar Square as part of the ‘One and Other‘ project by Antony Gormley, he was met by the BBC, who wanted to interview him and film him ‘doing something ordinary’ … Continue reading

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