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Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

Scamp Theatre bring Julia Donaldson’s popular picture book to life in this engaging family show.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 19 Dec

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sat 20 Dec

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 21 Dec

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 9 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Lowry, Salford

Thu 28 May 2015

Quays

£13.50 / 0844 545 8252

Sat 30 May 2015

Quays

£13.50 / 0844 545 8252

Sun 31 May 2015

Quays

£13.50 / 0844 545 8252

Pinocchio

  • Directed by: Owen Calvert-Lyons
  • Written by: Toby Hulse (adaptation)

Carlo Collodi's family tale of the wooden puppet who wanted to be a real boy.

The Castle, Wellingborough

Fri 19 Dec

£15 ( £13; £13) / 01933 270007

Autumn Portraits

A rod puppet show which consists of five interlocking vignettes.

Norwich Puppet Theatre

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£12 (£10) / 01603 629921

Beauty And The Beast

Enjoy a fun packed festive caper which is part adventure, part extraordinary love story inspired by the iconic era of 1920s and 30s cinema. Featuring a skillful mix of string puppets, film projections and original music.

Norwich Puppet Theatre

Tue 23 Dec

£9 (£7.50; Children £7; £27) / 01603 629921

Wed 24 Dec

£9 (£7.50; Children £7; £27) / 01603 629921

Sat 27 Dec

£9 (£7.50; Children £7; £27) / 01603 629921

…and 4 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Bodies and Objects: Explorations and Experiments

A workshop for professional puppeteers, students of acting and those with an interest in exploring a new approach to puppetry.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£125 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Manipulate.

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£125 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Manipulate.

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£125 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Manipulate.

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Fireside Tales with Granddad

Cuddle up around the campfire for this children's puppet show, as Granddad regales you with tales of greedy goblins, grumpy trolls, sneaky princes, a giant pair of underpants and a daring escape from a hungry shark.

Brewery Theatre, Bristol

Fri 19 Dec

£8; £9 ( £25; £28) / 0117 902 0344

Sat 20 Dec

£8; £9 ( £25; £28) / 0117 902 0344

Sun 21 Dec

£8; £9 ( £25; £28) / 0117 902 0344

…and 6 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Lyric Hammersmith, London W6

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£8 / 020 8741 6850

Jack (Over 4s)

  • Directed by: Owen Calvert-Lyons
  • Written by: Mike Kenny

Giving this classic tale a contemporary twist, this enchanting family show serves up a dose of cheekiness, enchanting puppetry, silly songs and an angry chicken.

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Mon 22 Dec

£11 (Children £9; £9; £9) / 01489 799499

Tue 23 Dec

£11 (Children £9; £9; £9) / 01489 799499

Wed 24 Dec

£11 (Children £9; £9; £9) / 01489 799499

Keith Harris Matinee

On sale - Keith Harris, Orville & Cuddles Matinees, Sunday 7th, 14th & 21st December.

The Sands Venue, Blackpool

Sun 21 Dec

£12.50; £20 Inc meal (Children £5; Children £7 Inc meal) / 01253 625262

Mister MacNeep Has Lost His Sheep

Join Farmer MacNeep, his poor lost sheep and a whole host of exciting farmyard friends in this theatre performance featuring live music and puppets for 3–5 year olds. Created by Scottish Opera Composer in Residence Gareth Williams and writer Ross Stenhouse (Artistic Director, Hopscotch Theatre Company).

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Sat 20 Dec

£8 (Children £5; Family £22) / 01721 725777

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Fri 19 Dec

£13.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Sat 20 Dec

£13.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Sun 21 Dec

£13.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

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Peter Pan

  • Directed by: Peter Glanville
  • Written by: Peter Glanville (adaptation)

The Lost Boys battle the villainous Captain Hook in an adaptation of JM Barrie's story about the boy who never grew up.

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Tue 23 Dec

£14.50; £17.50 (£11.50) / 020 8543 4888

Wed 31 Dec

£14.50; £17.50 (£11.50) / 020 8543 4888

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£14.50; £17.50 (£11.50) / 020 8543 4888

…and 7 more dates until 14 Feb 2015

A Real Fairy Story

A story set in an enchanted fairytale world, told with shadow puppets, animations and projections.

Lyric Hammersmith, London W6

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£8 / 020 8741 6850

Red Riding Hood and the wolf who tried to eat her

Follow Little Red on her fateful journey through the forest to visit her granny. Featuring an eclectic cast of characters, including the heroine’s daft twin brothers, her larger than life mother, her forgetful granny and a cunning wolf.

The Puppet Theatre Barge: Little Venice, London W9

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£12 / 020 7249 6876

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£12 / 020 7249 6876

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£12 / 020 7249 6876

…and 6 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

Stuff And Nonsensense Presents Goldilocks And The 3 Bears

Everyone's favourite beary-tale is coming to The Berry Theatre, Hedge End this October.

Waterside Arts Centre, Sale

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£8 (£6) / 0161 912 5616

Sun 15 Feb 2015

£8 (£6) / 0161 912 5616

Mon 16 Feb 2015

£8 (£6) / 0161 912 5616

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£8 (£6) / 0161 912 5616

We're Going On A Bear Hunt

Children's Laureate Michael Rosen's ever popular children's book is brought vividly and noisily to life on stage. All together now: 'We're not scared …' Ages 2–6.

The Albany, London SE8

Fri 19 Dec

£10 (£8; £32) / 020 8692 4446

Sat 20 Dec

£10 (£8; £32) / 020 8692 4446

Sun 21 Dec

£10 (£8; £32) / 020 8692 4446

…and 11 more dates until 4 Jan 2015