Tag Archives: Lancashire

“One of the best performances for their age”

Assistant Director, Shakera, collects thoughts from herself and the audience before and after the much anticipated Cloud Child preview, at Horse & Bamboo Theatre’s performance space, The Boo. Sunday 27th January arrives and myself and the Company are, like any … Continue reading

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Cloud Child

Cloud Child, a set on Flickr. Here is a selection of images garnered from our recent 2 weeks of R&D at the Lowry, Salford Quays. The project will be developed in the UK in a series of Imaginary Leaps http://www.imaginaryleaps.comContinue 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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Sarah attends Earlyarts session at the Harris Museum and Gallery, Preston.

On Monday I was fortunate enough to attend a 2 hour session at the beautiful Harris, organised by Earlyarts. (www.earlyarts.co.uk). The session was an opportunity to experience and discuss a beautiful piece of theatre for the very young, by M6 … Continue reading

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DNA does Glastonbury 2011

Sarah and the 2011 crew were delighted to have the opportunity again to run workshops on the Kidz Field at Glastonbury Festival at the end of June. We were hopeful that the weather would be as blissful as the previous … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince Preview Show – wonderful childrens theatre in Preston

Our  first try out performance of ‘The Frog Prince and Other Peculiar Tales’ took place at 1pm on Saturday January 22nd 2011 at The New Continental Pub in Preston to a full house and friendly audience. After an opening speech … Continue reading

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The Frog Prince

Under the direction of Rachel Riggs, performer and early years educator Liz Fitzgerald-Taylor has been hard at work in rehearsals for our new touring production for 5-11 year olds ‘The Frog Prince & Other Peculiar Tales‘ Here are some wonderful … Continue reading

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Frog Prince rehearsals

In a small hayloft in Leyland, preparations are underway for our latest touring production, ‘The Frog Prince and Other Peculiar Tales’ Thrashing out the staging of a one-woman show starring Liz Fitgerald-Taylor, mixing three stories together – The Frog Prince, … 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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DNA exhibition now on flickr

We’ve uploaded images of the exhibition we mounted in October 2007 in Preston. These amazing images are an amalgam of some of the iconic set pieces, puppets and props used in recent productions, as well as never before seen artworks … Continue reading

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