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Tom Thumb ends Spring UK tour with a truimphant run at Little Angel Theatre

Following research and development in 2015, DNA created Tom Thumb in January 2016 and for six months has been touring the UK to variious venues, festivals and events Written and designed by Adam Bennett from an ancient Celtic folk tale, … Continue reading

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Touring Chicken Licken

Performer puppeteer Adam Bennett is currently touring Chicken Licken all over the UK. Here he reflects upon taking a classic performance out on the road again, and his efforts at negotiating a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015 As … Continue reading

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Making Michael

  DNA co-founder Adam Bennett shares his thoughts on developing the puppetry on ‘The Caucasian Chalk Circle’ for Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh Adam Bennett, the puppeteer, is genuinely brilliant- truly, he makes some white rags and a polystyrene head into … Continue reading

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On leaving Little Angel

DNA co-founder Adam Bennett has spent a large part 2014 at Little Angel Theatre in the role of Artistic Director and Chief Executive. In September he stepped down and is now working on projects with his own company DNA Puppetry … Continue reading

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The Great Puppet Party

The Puppet Centre Trust celebrated 40 years of promoting, supporting and servicing puppetry this week. DNA co-founders Adam Bennett and Rachel Riggs have benefited from Puppet Centre and Penny Francis for the last 20 years in a host of ways. … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps at REmida,Perth WA

Last month, Rachel was artist in residence at REmida, a recycled resources centre in Perth. as part of her research, she invited her friend’s 3 year old to explore the building and all its contents. He was interested in all … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes at the UNIMA congress China 2012

This time last year DNA accompanied Foley Bergere at the UNIMA World Congress of Puppet Theatre in Chengdu, China. Here’s a quirky film made by Rachel Riggs of her experience with Joanne Foley. The film was originally made as a … Continue reading

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