Welcome to Norwich Puppet Theatre. We are a professional company, community outreach organisation and a venue based in Norwich. And you guessed it – we’re all about puppetry! We are dedicated to championing the special art form of puppetry through magical theatrical experiences and creative skills sessions for everyone.
Come and join us for our magical winter market full of unique gifts and tasty treats from local artists.
ReWork presents a night festive bangers to fill your proverbial stockings with.
Snow White and the Seven Inches
18 - 20 January
Mirror, Mirror on the wall… adult pantomime comes to Norwich Puppet Theatre! Join Snow White and a hilarious cast for a night of filthy fairy tale fun!
The Electro Impro Show
Dogface Improv bring us a night of improvised comedy with a twist
Snapdragon Cabaret presents ‘Hot and Bothered Cabaret’
An alluring burlesque, drag and comedy show too firey to resist!
Old McDonald and the Three Pigs Plus
Join the kind farmer and all of their animal friends in helping the little pigs build homes of their own, but beware, the big bad Wolf is on the prowl…
Little Red Riding Hood and Friends
Little Red Riding Hood’s friend arrives to tell us the story but has a problem, there are no pages in the book! Leave tradition behind in this fast, funny show that uses lots of slapstick and child participation.
Mischief and Mystery In Moominvalley
20 & 21 February
Magical puppetry, an ingenious pop up book set, original music and interactive play will delight young audiences. Expect snow, surprises and plenty of Moomin mischief.
Dogs Don't Do Ballet
Biff is no ordinary dog. Biff likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. You see, Biff doesn’t think he’s a dog, Biff thinks he’s a ballerina, which is all very well… But dogs don’t do ballet – do they?
The Little Prince
Using mesmerising puppetry and beautiful songs, the boy who fell to earth teaches his friend the Aviator about love, life and real happiness in this adaptation of one of the best-selling children’s books of all time.
The Three Billy Goats Gruff
The simple story of three hungry goats and a grumpy old troll, told with a gentle ecological message. Watch out for the dance of the goats, the flying troll and loads and loads of rubbish. Garlic Theatre create a magical world, with puppets, live music, storytelling and singing.
Little Bo Peep
Watch your favourite nursery rhymes come to life before your eyes in Sea Legs Puppet Theatre’s fabulous show, especially created for little peeps and their families. Featuring magnificent puppets, fantastic scenery and of course lots of music and singing.
Trunk, Tail, Ears or Wings? – Carnival creates itself from all sorts of things! This is “Carnival of the Animals” but not as we know it.
Every bit as magical as it sounds, Moonsmile combines movement, music and puppetry to prove that friendships can be anywhere!