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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
, 14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 2DN
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mar 20 & 21, 8pm
 
PRICES
£5
 

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Dotted Line Theatre presents a production inspired by a short story by Arthur Conan Doyle which uses rod puppetry, light, shadow and object manipulation to create memories coming to life and a terrifying coach ride along a dark country lane. Suitable for adults and young people age 8+.

 

About Little Angel Theatre

The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, styles and stories are drawn from a wide range of cultural traditions. The company tours throughout the UK and abroad and The Little Angel also has an extensive Education Programme, which works with schools and youth groups. More about Little Angel Theatre


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A Very Old Man With Enormous WingsA Very Old Man With Enormous WingsA Very Old Man With Enormous WingsGabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and storytelling masters, Kneehigh. This "rewarding, mature show" is "quietly charming and visually ravishing" (The Guardian), a treat for both children and adults. The beautifully crafted puppets and wondrous design stan2017-01-18T00:00:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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Ongoing

event > Kids Events > Theatre Productions - Puppets
PRICING  £14 (Adults), £12 (Children and Concessions)
DATES  26th November 2016 to 29th January 2017
VENUE  Little Angel Theatre 
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and storytelling masters, Kneehigh. This "rewarding, mature show" is "quietly charming and visually ravishing" (The Guardian), a treat for both children and adults. The beautifully crafted puppets and wondrous design stan... More about this event
 
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Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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On Soon
Me...
The Enormous TurnipThe Enormous TurnipA puppet show.2017-02-01T00:00:00+00002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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The Enormous Turnip
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Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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3 Bears
Dinosaur DetectivesDinosaur DetectivesDinosaur Detectives follow a fascinating journey of discovery, fun and conflict surrounding the first fossil finds of Mary Anning, William Buckland and Gideon Mantel2017-02-09T10:00:00+00002017-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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The Story Of Mr BThe Story Of Mr BShake Shake Theatre presents a heart warming puppet show set in a giant pop-up book.2017-02-18T11:00:00+00002017-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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The Story Of Mr B
Jack And The Beans TalkJack And The Beans TalkGarlic Theatre presents a puppet version of the lovable children's tale following Jack, who reluctantly trades his beloved cow for some magic beans.2017-02-22T10:30:00+00002017-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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Jack And The Beans Talk
Meet FredMeet FredHijinx Theatre's endearing comedy about an outsider trying to make his way in the world, which combines music, film, live theatre and puppetry.2017-03-01T13:00:00+00002017-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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Meet Fred
 

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