Fri 31 Oct 2014
A puppet show for the whole family perfect for ages 4+
The birth and comic adventures of a fantastical superhero. ?Stunning string puppets, antique shadow puppets and live music.? A full theatrical puppet show.
Monkey is the main comic character in Chinas great classic story Journey to the West, and is still one of the worlds most popular folk heroes, even after hundreds of years. Hatched from a stone egg the mischievous Monkey can fly on a cloud, turn invisible and transform into anything !? PuppetCraft tell the story of the much loved trickster and super-hero Monkey.
26 years ago PuppetCrafts director, John Roberts, trained in China for 6 months learning about a puppet tradition that goes back 3000 years. He has spent the last two decades perfecting his own puppet making and performing methods based on this ancient form.