City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Manipulate Festival


The Table, manipulate Festival, Review

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It is a disconcerting piece of irony that a puppet made for another show and based on an anti-Semitic propaganda poster ends up representing Moses!

LoopsEnd, manipulate Festival, Review

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Paper Doll Militia’s oxymoronic name perfectly describes the paradox of control and abandon that their performances embody as they gently lift the curtain into burlesque.

Play Look Paint Shoot, manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

Two years ago, animator Ross Hogg was introduced to the manipulate Festival audience as a recent graduate from the Glasgow School of Art.

Keep the Cross High, manipulate Festival, Review

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manipulate Festival is now in its 9th year and its regular successful Snapshots sessions are designed to nurture the creation of work from both Scottish artists and from artists based in Scotland.

Traverse Theatre Announces 2016 Spring Season

The Traverse Theatre has announced its Spring season that features new work from Scotland and beyond including returning shows that you may have missed or want a c

manipulate Visual Theatre Festival Announces 9th Programme

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Now in its ninth year, manipulate Visual Theatre Festival, an innovative international festival of visual theatre and film presented by Puppet Animation Scotland, returns in January 2016 to c

Mr. Carmen at manipulate Festival, Traverse Theatre, Review

From the opening bars of Jan Komarek’s remarkable soundscape, we sense we are about to explore unusual territory.

What's Love Got to do With It?, manipulate Festival, Review

A simply sublime evening of animation shorts climaxes with a Skype call to the men of the moment and a live connection to the BAFTA party down at Kensington Palace.

Animated Nightmares, manipulate Festival, Review

Robert Morgan presented a disturbing selection of animations that were literally made of the stuff of nightmares.

Butterfly, manipulate Festival, Review

“And she was mine, she was mine, the key was in my fist, my fist was in my pocket, she was mine…You see, she had absolutely nowhere else to go.”
- Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita