The Puppet Lab
81 Great Junction Street
Tel: 0131 554 8923
Fax: 0131 554 1861
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In the Forest of Ghuillie Dhu Gerry, the Forest Ranger, looks after seven special creatures: Red Squirrel, Pine Martin, Badger, Owl, Rabbit, Wood Pecker and Capercaillie plus a few extras.
These creatures present the facts and figures of why the care of woods has always been so important to us. In eight hilarious scenarios, the gang get stuck into the themes of environment, sustainability, climate change, recycling, forest management and much else.
Now running for more than 10 years, Forest Creatures keeps adapting to changing issues and maintains a strong sense of humour as well as purpose. There isn't a more engaging way to present topical issues for Treefolk.
Sky Trumpets is a fantastical promenade that collects thoughts and voices from the public and creates a unique on-the-spot soundscape.
Utilizing electronic wizardry, delay pedals and other special effects Sky Trumpets broadcast the wishes of the general public to the heavens.Three performers in amazing costumes push a glittering sculpture over 3.5 metres high; collecting people's wishes and playing a soundscape of voices and music as they go.
Available for summer and winter bookings. Sky Trumpets sparkles in the sunshine and is lit up at night!
Adapted from the book by Janet and Allan Ahlberg, "Each Peach Pear Plum" is a game of 'I spy' for little ones and their families.
"Tom Thumb's in the cupboard, Mother Hubbard's on the stairs, Where are the Three Bears?"
The setting is a delightful green meadow with a river running through it. With songs and music the production brings to life a variety of nursery rhyme characters played by a wide range of puppets, all on their way to Mother Hubbard's for some Plum Pie.
"an enchantingly detailed show, that draws many excitable oohs and aahs", The Scotsman ****
"a charming show, a deft weave of fairy tales and an ingenious set", The Guardian
The Frog Princess combines storytelling and puppetry in a show full of warmth and humour, for audiences aged 3 -7 years old and their families and friends.
The Russian tale tells of three brothers who are ordered by their father to find a bride. Each prince must shoot an arrow into the air, and marry whoever finds it. Perfect princesses return the arrows to the eldest two brothers. Unfortunately a frog finds the third brother's arrow.
Two superb puppeteers lead the audience through the trials and tribulations of the Frog in this all new version of a Puppet Lab classic.
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