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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
, 14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 2DN
 
 
Dates:
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OPENING TIMES
Mar 20 & 21, 8pm
 
PRICES
£5
 

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Dotted Line Theatre presents a production inspired by a short story by Arthur Conan Doyle which uses rod puppetry, light, shadow and object manipulation to create memories coming to life and a terrifying coach ride along a dark country lane. Suitable for adults and young people age 8+.

 

About Little Angel Theatre

The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, styles and stories are drawn from a wide range of cultural traditions. The company tours throughout the UK and abroad and The Little Angel also has an extensive Education Programme, which works with schools and youth groups. More about Little Angel Theatre


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Emily RisingEmily RisingEmily RisingA story about a young girl who wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can't touch the ground. In this brand new play, Emily Rising, adapted from a radio play by acclaimed playwright Dan Rebellato we follow ten-year-old Emily who sleeps upside-down on her ceiling and flies above her school playground, soaring over a starry-skied Lo2016-09-10T11:00:00+01002016-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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event > Theatre > Kids shows
PRICING  £12, child/concs £10
DATES  10th September to 20th November 2016
VENUE  Little Angel Theatre 
A story about a young girl who wakes up one bright autumn morning to find that her feet can't touch the ground. In this brand new play, Emily Rising, adapted from a radio play by acclaimed playwright Dan Rebellato we follow ten-year-old Emily who sleeps upside-down on her ceiling and flies above her school playground, soaring over a starry-skied Lo... More about this event
 
Let's FlyLet's FlyA magical tale imagining what it would be like if one was able to fly.2016-09-16T10:00:00+01002016-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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A Very Old Man With Enormous WingsA Very Old Man With Enormous WingsA Very Old Man With Enormous WingsGabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and storytelling masters, Kneehigh. This "rewarding, mature show" is "quietly charming and visually ravishing" (The Guardian), a treat for both children and adults. The beautifully crafted puppets and wondrous design stan2016-11-26T00:00:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
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event > Kids Events > Theatre Productions - Puppets
PRICING  £14 (Adults), £12 (Children and Concessions)
DATES  26th November 2016 to 29th January 2017
VENUE  Little Angel Theatre 
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and storytelling masters, Kneehigh. This "rewarding, mature show" is "quietly charming and visually ravishing" (The Guardian), a treat for both children and adults. The beautifully crafted puppets and wondrous design stan... More about this event
 
 

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