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Cardboard Carnival - Lempen Puppet Theatre Company

Lempen Puppet Theatre Company presents
Cardboard Carnival (The Carnival of the

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. Dissected for body part potential to create the ‘ultimate animal’, we take inspiration from the music by Camille Saint-Saëns, a little help from Darwin and a whole lot of cardboard to mash up a show full of puppet possibility. Inspiration and delight for everyone from 4 to 104.

With their own inimitable style, Lempen has taken the fantastic music by Camille Saint-Saëns, and an exploration of the material of Cardboard, movement and invention to make an accessible, visual production with no text, refreshingly focussed on the magic of puppetry, to leave audiences inspired by both the animal theatricality of the music and the creative potential of the simple cardboard box.

Story: Liz and Daniel Lempen
Puppets: Liz Lempen
Direction: Mark Whitaker
Music: ‘The Carnival of the Animals’ by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performance Duration: 50 minutes
Workshop afterwards (not included in ticket price) 

Sunday 7 October 2.30pm (workshop at 4pm)
Puppet Show Tickets £9 (£7 child) Workshop £6
Riverhouse Barn
Manor Road
KT12 2PF