Company / Theatre: Kenny Wax Ltd


Director: Emma Earle


Producer: Kenny Wax Ltd

Mr Popper’s Penguins

Penguin puppets and puppetry direction for Pins and Needles musical adaptation of the 1930’s book Mr Popper’s Penguins. Produced by Kenny Wax, this show began life at the Lowry in Salford and subsequently played on Broadway at the New Victory, and in the West End.

“The obvious stars may well be the delightful penguin puppets”

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Company / Theatre: Kenny Wax Ltd


Director: Emma Earle


Producer: Kenny Wax Ltd


In the press

‘Children may wish the birds were real, but Nick Barnes’s ingenious life-size puppets, manipulated by the actors Lucy Grattan and Toby Manley, may be the next-best thing.’

Laurel Graeber, The New York Times, Oct 20 2016

The puppetry is breathtaking

Kate Fielder, Manchester Evening News, Dec 2 2019

Credits

Designer
Nick Barnes

Puppet Makers
Caroline Bowman
Beth Tarbutt

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nick@nickbarnesdesign.co.uk

    I’d like to reserve a place on the One Person puppet Making Course