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SHOWS

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
MEET FRED
LITTLE MATCH GIRL
CITIZEN PUPPET
LE ROSSIGNOL
THE PUPPET MONOLOGUES
THE MAGIC FLUTE
THE HEADS
THE TABLE
PAPER STORY
BE SAFE - NIGEL MOUND
OLYMPICS
MASTER & MARGARITA
KOMMILITONEN!
EL GATO CON BOTAS
A DOG'S HEART
THE OTHER SEDER
CALL OF THE WILD
TESTING PANACEA
1984
ORIGINS
ARHAT TAMING THE DRAGON
HIS DARK MATERIALS
SHUNKIN
ON EMOTION
FAERIES
MADAM BUTTERFLY
LOW LIFE
CHEREVICHKI
A PUPPET IN THE WORKS
MARTIN'S WEDDING
PIRATE PUPPETRY
THE SPACEMAN
TRAMPING THE BOARDS
MR CHINA'S SON

       

Birmingham Rep
WYP

 

5 hours of fantastic storytelling, acting, music and puppetry in this two part epic theatre version of Phillip Pullman's hugely popular trilogy. Blind Summit provided the Polar Bears, Daemons, Gallivespians...

 

"this bold piece of theatre held a packed audience enthralled"
THE INDEPENDENT

"...the puppet daemons created by Blind Summit (and) the skeletal bears with their bony spines are particularly effective."
THE GUARDIAN

"The tiny spies, the Gallivespians... are a total success"
THE TIMES

"daemon puppets roam the stage... with such realism that it is easy to forget the puppeteer operating them from behind."
MUSIC OMH

"Lyra, of course, has a daemon – Pantalaimon. This beautifully designed puppet is exquisitely animated by Gerard Carey. The puppetry as a whole is one of the top thrills of this production. From Geoffrey Lumb bringing alive the powerful bear, Iorek Byrnison, through Ben Thompson’s breathing life into the never-still-for-a-moment, Golden Monkey, to the tiny and hilarious Galivespians of Ian Conningham, Nicholas Asbury and Josie Daxter and all the others, this is total joy in magic."
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SHOWED AT
Birmingham Rep
National Tour
West Yorkshire Playhouse

 

CREATIVE TEAM
Director : Rachel Kavanaugh and Sarah Esdaile
Designer : Ruari Murchison
Puppet Design : Nick Barnes
Puppet Direction : Mark Down

 

PUPPETEERS
Golden Monkey, Stupid Bear : Ben Thompson
Salcilia, Hester, Lady Salmakia : Josie Daxter
Lord Roke, Chief Bear : Ian Conningham
Iofur Raknison, Chevalier Tialys : Nick Asbury
Iorek Byrnison: Geoffrey Lumb
Disgruntled Bear : Emma Pallant
Stelmaira : Emma Manton
Pantelaimon : Gerard Carey
Kirjava : Minnie Crowe
Kaisa : Daniel Brocklebank
Perpetua : Minie Crowe
Bears : Charlotte Asprey, Nick Barber

 

PUPPET MAKERS
Nick Barnes
Paul Vincett
Billy Achilleos

 

   
Blind Summit Theatre
Unit 10, Grenville Workshops, 2a Grenville Road, London, N19 4EH
020 7272 9020 - info@blindsummit.com