Tag Archives: Preston

Shadow puppets yr 3 Preston

Working with 60 students in 2 classrooms to create and perform short performances in a day can be a challenge, but with the DNA shadow puppet show/demo using our OHP & pop up screen we gave these children a fun … Continue reading

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Last shows of Cloud Child Tour – April/May 2013

Cloud Child has had a fantastic run this Spring with sell out audiences around the country and fabulous feedback. The last shows at the New Continental, Preston , the Lowry, Manchester and Oakengates Theatre , Telford were very well received … 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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Mrs Teapot Celebrates her birthday at The Harris Museum, Preston

Mrs Teapot celebrated an unexpected birthday this week at The Harris Museum, Preston.  20 children with parents, grandparents and carers sang HAPPY BIRTHDAY at the end of an hour long creative play session to the BIRTHDAY GIRL! On a wet, … Continue reading

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Shadow puppetry at Preston Mela

Hello all, Sarah here. 🙂 Ok- so the Mela has finally been and gone. 24 hours of workshops with 3 groups of fantastic kids culminating in 3 incredible shadow puppet productions written, created, produced and performed at the festival of … Continue reading

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Listen to originally composed music from our shows

We’ve been tweaking our extensive DNA website recently, with a cleaner button layout and easier navigation. It is amazing the amount of content available – most of our work since 1994 is on there somewhere. Now there is something entirely … Continue reading

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