Little Angel Theatre


Little Angel Theatre

Infobox Theatre
name = Little Angel Theatre


caption = Fill image
address = 14 Dagmar Passage
city = Islington, London
country =
designation =
latitude = 51.5387
longitude = -0.1016
architect =
owner =
capacity = 100 seated
type = Puppet theatre
opened = 24 November 1961
yearsactive =
rebuilt =
closed =
othernames =
production = Own and touring
currentuse =
website = www.littleangeltheatre.com
The Little Angel Theatre is a puppet theatre catering for children, families and adults, off Upper Street in the London Borough of Islington.

The 100 seat theatre, in a former Temperance hall, was opened on 24 November 1961, by founder John Wright. In January 2006, Peter Glanville took over as artistic director. [ [http://www.littleangeltheatre.com/history.htm "The History of The Little Angel"] accessed 29 Jan 2008]

The theatre is both a producing and receiving house, showing work throughout the year other than for a short time in the summer. The theatre also runs participation activities for adults, teenagers and children on a termly basis. Professional development of puppeteers and the development of new work is supported by a continuing programme of work. In 2007, the company participated with the RSC in a production of "Venus and Adonis" using Japanese Bunraku puppets. [ [http://www.thecnj.myzen.co.uk/review/032907/feat032907_01.html "Raunchy puppet tale of Venus and Adonis" Camden New Journal 29 March 2007] accessed 29 Jan 2008]

References

Further reading

*John Wright "Rod, Shadow and Glove: Puppets from the Little Angel Theatre" (Harper Collins 1986) ISBN 0709026285

External links

* [http://www.littleangeltheatre.com/ Theatre website]


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