Puppetry

Following its completely sold run of 31 performances in January 2014, the National Theatre’s award-winning sensational production of Michael Morpurgo’s WW1 story War Horse returns to the

Celebrated puppet company Smoking Apples returns to this year’s Fringe with a story based on the success of a real Cornish fisherman called Stefan Glinski who used innovative methods to catch sardines

Lack of money should be no obstacle to partaking of the cultural feeding frenzy in Edinburgh in August. Each year there is an array of events and free shows on the Fringe or at other Edinburgh Festivals.

‘Did we steal to Rio or fly to Mars?’ sings the exquisite voice of Patsy Seddon at the end of this utterly delightful show from Jabuti Theatre.

The idea of the poor man with a pocket full of dreams in his shabby, baggy pants is not new but is one that continues to appeal.

Theatre Incline of Quebec brought ‘Threads’ to this year’s Manipulate Festival, describing it as ‘a mythological tale that is on the side of life’, which it certainly is.

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!

Celebrated annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, 25 January, Burns Night gathers Scots around the world to pay tribute to the great poet’s life and works, and to Scottish culture.

Three dogs mean furrowed fur aplenty as the trio battle for scratches behind the ears amongst enchanted visitors at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.

The ancient tales of the Arabian Nights are brought to vibrant comic life by the brilliant trio that is Story Pocket Theatre.