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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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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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Applied Puppetry Symposium & Cloud Child at the Little Angel Theatre, Islington, London

Earlier this month, DNA  had a wonderful weekend in London, with artistic director Rachel Riggs presenting a practical workshop and presentation about the early years Imaginary Leaps programme development in Western Australia at the Little Angel Theatre and Royal Central … Continue reading

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Imaginary Leaps into Hatfield

Liz travelled down to Hatfield to run two Imaginary Leaps sessions in the beautiful grounds of Great Nast Hyde House: A Walk In The Woods & Caterpillars and Butterflies were delivered to delighted children and adults alike. We tried to … Continue reading

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The origins of the Frog Prince Fairy Tale

This Sunday the frog prince plays in London at the arts depot, 5th June Arts Depot North Finchley  London N12 0GA  www.artsdepot.co.uk/event For lots more on the history of the Frog Prince see http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/frogking/history.html      

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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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Talking, texting, tweeting and the new interactivity

Thurtinke Garnetgetter, Preston’s oldest gnome and touring puppet storyteller, recounts the challenges of taking to an internet stage – “The opportunity to go on the plinth in Trafalgar Square came my way quite unexpectedly. I’d heard about the ‘One and … Continue reading

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Thurtinkle telling stories from the plinth

Thurtinkle telling stories from the plinth Originally uploaded by dnapuppetry Thurtinkle had a great time on the Antony Gormley’s 4th plinth project in Trafalgar Square, London between 11pm and 12 midnight on Sunday September 6th 2009. The ‘One and Other’ … Continue reading

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DNA puppet chosen for ‘One and Other’

Our puppet Thurtinkle is one of the lucky ones to be chosen for Anthony Gormley’s ‘One and Other‘ project for the 4th plinth in Trafalgar Square. He’ll be an exhibit on Sunday September 6th at 11pm. Thurtinkle is already calling … Continue reading

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