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Venus and Adonis – Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon

A puppet Venus tempts a puppet Adonis with puppeteers faintly visible behind

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Gregory Doran Reviewer:  John Kennedy You are the apotheosis of male perfection – Adonis (the clue’s in the name). The Goddess of Love, Venus (ditto) is desperate to get you in the sack and at your sacs in a leafy glade down among the blue-veined violets – best not to dwell on that image. But, Lydian ...

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Tom Thumb – The Lowry, Salford

Creator: Adam Bennett Director: Steve Tiplady Reviewer: Jay Nuttall   “Tough as tree; sharp as leaves; slick as water; rough as bark; small as crumb – Tom Thumb”. The references to nature in DNA Puppetry and Visual Theatre’s retelling of the minute mythical figure of Tom Thumb is no coincidence. Performed using foraged pieces of wood from beaches and forestry, ...

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