Shows for Adults / Elders

Applied Puppetry talk at SOUP night Feb 25th

Meg has been invited to give a talk on applied puppetry at the Curious School of Puppetry SOUP night on Feb 25th. 6.30 – 9pm in Bethnal Green, London. Tickets ¬£6 min. towards their development fund, with added soup and chat! See their website for further details and booking http://curiouspuppetry.com/group-soup/ Meg will talk about her …read more…

Spooky Folk

Spooky Folk¬† – for adults and brave children. A collection of short shadow-puppet pieces with filmed atmospheric backgrounds and soundtracks; based on macabre English, Scottish and Irish folk songs about women, and sung by unusual singers: Nos. 1 – 3 available as a live puppet shows, or on film – for festivals, theatres, and cabaret …read more…

Intangible Cities of Margherita Monticiano

Intangible Cities of Margherita Monticiano

A sly confection of shadows and projected images – a series of elusive, decadent, shadowy, reflections of La Serenissima – the seductive, rapacious city of Venice, that carries the seeds of its own downfall – as personified by Margherita Monticiano, an ageing beauty who sees the world from her own voracious viewpoint. By Meg Amsden, …read more…

KNOWLITTLE

Knowlittle

“All my endeavour is to make people believe in and love Nature as I love her.” The extraordinary life and times of Arthur Patterson (writer, cartoonist, zookeeper, warehouseman, showman, pupil-teacher, puppeteer, truancy officer, but above all recorder of the natural history of his beloved Breydon Water ), as seen through the eyes of his wife …read more…

A Butterfly Rover

A Butterfly Rover

Adapted from a true story of the long life and many loves of Margaret Fountaine, an extraordinary Norfolk woman with an adventurous spirit. Born in 1862, she saw the ending of the Victorian mania for collecting things, and was part of the modern era of conservation. A great traveller and avid collector of butterflies (and …read more…

Whose Little Girl Are You?

Whose Little Girl Are You?

Nutmeg’s first show designed for older people, told with a unique blend of rod puppetry, projected shadows, actors, a musical collage and contemporary songs and artifacts to recreate the spirit of the age. How well do we really know our closest relatives, and do the illusions we hold about them sustain or ultimately destroy us? …read more…