The Engineer's Thumb

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST MARCH 2013

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Dates:
20th March 2013 and 21st March 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Mar 20 & 21, 8pm
 
PRICES
£5
 

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The Engineer's Thumb at The Little Angel Theatre. 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 The 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 The Little Angel Theatre

LondonTown.com - The Engineer's Thumb Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Calendar 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £81  38% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The Engineer's Thumb
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £74  25% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Engineer's Thumb
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Citadines St Mark's London London
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London > Apartment > Apartment  from £64  33% off
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Olivier Dubois Company: Tragedie London
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Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite, a former dancer with William Forsythe's Ballett Frankfurt and Sadler's Wells newest associate artist, presents the UK premiere The Tempest Replica, her ...More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre London
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The Little Angel Theatre events

 
Skitterbang Island: Polka Theatre & Little Angel Theatre (Ages 3-6)Skitterbang Island: Polka Theatre & Little Angel Theatre (Ages 3-6)The story of a small girl who meets a strange creature.26th April 2014Sunday 15th June 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
On Soon
Skitterbang Island: Polka Theatre & Little Angel Theatre (Ages 3-6)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  26th April to 15th June 2014
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
The story of a small girl who meets a strange creature.
The Jungle Book: Indigo Moon Theatre (Over 4s)The Jungle Book: Indigo Moon Theatre (Over 4s)Mowgli's wild adventures in the dangerous world he inhabits are brought to life with inventive shadow theatre, powerful original music and colourful digital projections.18th June 2014Sunday 22nd June 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
 
The Jungle Book: Indigo Moon Theatre (Over 4s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  18th to 22nd Jun 2014
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
Mowgli's wild adventures in the dangerous world he inhabits are brought to life with inventive shadow theatre, powerful original music and colourful digital projections.
AliceAliceAlice takes refuge in a dusty cellar, as the bombs are dropped outside. She takes refuge in rediscovering her childhood and the objects that surround her come to life, taking her to a world of talking rabbits and savage queens. Poppy Burton-Morgan's adaptation, based on the Lewis Carroll tale, has a mixture of theatre, puppetry and object manipulat25th June 2014Saturday 28th June 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
 
Alice
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  25th to 28th Jun 2014
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
Alice takes refuge in a dusty cellar, as the bombs are dropped outside. She takes refuge in rediscovering her childhood and the objects that surround her come to life, taking her to a world of talking rabbits and savage queens. Poppy Burton-Morgan's adaptation, based on the Lewis Carroll tale, has a mixture of theatre, puppetry and object manipulat
Fireside Tales With Granddad: Pickled Image (Over 5s)Fireside Tales With Granddad: Pickled Image (Over 5s)Ingeniously staged children's puppet show.2nd July 2014Sunday 6th July 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
 
Fireside Tales With Granddad: Pickled Image (Over 5s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  2nd to 6th Jul 2014
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
Ingeniously staged children's puppet show.
 

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The Adrian Cox Quartet
Concerts | On 20th April 2014 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

The saxophonist and clarinet-player performs lively and retro-influenced jazz-swing with the band....More

Hedda Gabler
Theatre | Until 27th April 2014 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

FiasCo Theatre presents an abridged, modern adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's masterpiece in which a woman's boredom, frustration and indifference set ...More

For The Trumpets Shall Sound
Theatre | Until 27th April 2014 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

Gaelle Stark-Ordish's drama about the discovery of a mysterious First World War diary, which transports the reader into life on ...More

The Sunday Social
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th June 2014 

The Old Queen's Head 3 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

Resident DJs play a mix of indie, pop, house and electro....More

The Great British Fair
Exhibitions | On 20th April 2014 

The Old Queen's Head 3 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

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Easter Sunday
Leisure | On 20th April 2014 

The Living Room 3 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

Easter themed activities including an egg hunt and more....More

Angel Comedy: RAW
Comedy | On 20th April 2014 

Camden Head 5 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

Henlow New Comedian of the Year 2012 winner and 2012 Laughing Horse New Act Of The Year finalist, Barry Ferns. ...More

Miss Mad Hatter - Fancy Dress
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th April 2014 

Albert & Pearl 5 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

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WolfRoast
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th June 2014 

Albert & Pearl 5 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

Enjoy this feast followed by live music and a DJ....More

The Hoax
Concerts | On 20th April 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

The Devizes-based band performs blues. With support from Well Hung Heart and Federal Charm....More

 
 
 
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