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‘Sensacional’ by Imaginart, sold out at the Unicorn Theatre in London

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The show company Imaginart, from Sabadell, near to Barcelona, has brought one of his unique productions to London, where they are knowing success. ‘Sensacional’ is an audiovisual show for children from 18 months to 3 years, and they participate actively in the choreography of images projected on the stage. Properly dressed in white clothes, children are taken to the squared place where the drawn figures of animals, flowers and shapes pass. This calls their attention … Read entire article »

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Little Angel Theatre’s Garcia Marquez at the Battersea Arts Center

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Among the countless innovative theatre events anyone can see daily in different London venues, there are some also attentive on contemporary puppets and object theatre. The Battersea Arts Center (BAC) is one of this places where te staff is open to any proposal that can attract young or ingenious audiences to get involved with the Center. So a play like ‘A very Old Man with Enormous Wings’, by the half-centuried company Little Angel Theatre, in … Read entire article »

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Happy Birthday, Mr. Punch!

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The Big Grin Birthday 2012 celebrated 350 years of Mr Punch in London, right where it all began. International performances and a parade of the largest ever gathering of ‘Professors’ took place at St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden on Sunday 13 May. This evocative spot has been the geographical heart of Pulcinelia in Britain ever since 9th May 1662 when Samuel Pepys, the diarist, was strolling past and caught the performance of a new … Read entire article »

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The Big Grin – a national celebration of Mr. Punch’s 350th Birthday

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With this headline, the grand celebration of Mr. Punch’s anniversary has been announced. It will take place on Saturday 12th May in London’s Covent Garden Piazza, right where Samuel Pepys said he saw the character back in 1662. This is the first written record of Punch, as one can read on the commemorative plaque that was set up in 1962. The event looks promisingly bright, colourful and festive. There will be Professors from all over the … Read entire article »

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Punch’s 350th Anniversary coming soon, and War Horse still a hit in London

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Very soon, in the merry month of May, one of the events that puppeteers all around the world are most looking forward to will take place: Mr. Punch’s 350th anniversary. Preparations for a party are underway, and the celebrations will, furthermore, host the highest concentration of Professors ever known. Although there are other characters equally long-lived as our London friend, few have survived with such tenacity and incredible energy as Punch, who has ever more adepts … Read entire article »

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