Much loved broadcaster and children’s author Zeb Soanes has become a Patron of Norwich Puppet Theatre and will be joining the team behind our Christmas production. Photo credit Andrew Crowley  We are thrilled to announce that Zeb Soanes has joined director Michael Boyd, actor Mattie Ziegler and poet George Szirtes as a champion of our organisation. […]

We were very excited when Norwich and Norfolk Festival invited us to be part of their 250th celebrations this year. Norwich Puppet Theatre was one part of a fantastic line up of entertainment at the Festival Gardens, offering some Under the Sea puppet making fun. Participants could create their own ocean-themed puppet, from jellyfish and […]

Our collaboration with Wrongs Covert and Break Charity ‘Woodland Creatures’ After a fantastic run our collaboration with Wrongs Covert and Break Charity has come to an end! Over the course of three sessions Break young people and their carers explored art, textiles, music, object theatre and puppetry. We played games, got creative and enjoyed spending […]

You need three things to do shadow puppetry: 1. The Puppet – or something to cast the shadow: This can be a simple black silhouette or very colourful and intricate. You could also use an interesting shaped object like a doll, a sieve, or a twig. Or you could use yourself! A group of people […]

Today we say farewell to Colette Garrigan, who has decided to step down after nearly a year as Theatre Director. Our thanks and gratitude go to Colette, we wish her all the best and look forward to seeing her inspiring puppetry work in the future. We would like to welcome our new Director, Peter Beck, […]