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

Car Parks

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

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The Little Angel Theatre events

 
Three Little PigsThree Little PigsAn innovative re-telling of the classic Three Little Pigs - Danny has been delivered a story telling kit in a crate. All the props for the story are contained within ... or are they?11th July 2014Sunday 13th July 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
Now On
Three Little Pigs
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  10th July 2014 at 10.30am-12noon and 1pm-2.30pm, 11th July 2014 at 1pm-2.30pm and 5pm-6.30pm & 13th July 2014 at 11am-12.30pm and 2pm-3.30pm
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
An innovative re-telling of the classic Three Little Pigs - Danny has been delivered a story telling kit in a crate. All the props for the story are contained within ... or are they?
Pinocchio: Indefinite Articles (Over 4s)Pinocchio: Indefinite Articles (Over 4s)Extraordinary puppeteer Steve Tiplady presents this innovative show that has delighted audiences across the globe.18th July 2014Sunday 20th July 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
On Soon
Pinocchio: Indefinite Articles (Over 4s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  18th July 2014 at 1pm and 5pm & 19th and 20th July 2014 at 11am and 2pm
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
Extraordinary puppeteer Steve Tiplady presents this innovative show that has delighted audiences across the globe.
Nina Conti: Work In ProgressNina Conti: Work In ProgressVentriloquism and character comedy from the acclaimed comic.21st July 2014Saturday 26th July 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
On Soon
Nina Conti: Work In Progress
event > Comedy > Variety
DATES  Monday 21st and Saturday 26th July 2014 - 8pm-9pm
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
Ventriloquism and character comedy from the acclaimed comic.
A Real Fairy StoryA Real Fairy StoryMiss Amelia Buttersnap is an expert on fairies but she has never even seen one!23rd July 2014Sunday 27th July 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
On Soon
A Real Fairy Story
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  23rd to 27th Jul 2014
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
Miss Amelia Buttersnap is an expert on fairies but she has never even seen one!
One-Day Summer Holiday Puppet Making: Workshop (Ages 5-11)One-Day Summer Holiday Puppet Making: Workshop (Ages 5-11)A dog puppet making workshop for children.7th August 2014Thursday 28th August 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
On Soon
One-Day Summer Holiday Puppet Making: Workshop (Ages 5-11)
event > Kids Events
DATES  Thursday 7th and Thursday 28th August 2014 - 10am-4pm
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
A dog puppet making workshop for children.
Fantastic Mr FoxFantastic Mr FoxAn adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic tale of wit and determination in which a fox must try to outsmart three greedy farmers who all want nothing more than to end him.13th September 2014Sunday 9th November 2014 Where:
The Little Angel Theatre, 14  Dagmar Passage      N1 2DN
Category: event
 
Fantastic Mr Fox
event > Theatre > Puppet shows
DATES  13th September to 9th November 2014
VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
An adaptation of Roald Dahl's classic tale of wit and determination in which a fox must try to outsmart three greedy farmers who all want nothing more than to end him.
 

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Three Little Pigs
Theatre | Until 13th July 2014 

The Little Angel Theatre

An innovative re-telling of the classic Three Little Pigs - Danny has been delivered a story telling kit in a ...More

About Miss Julie
Theatre | Until 26th July 2014 

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

A production set in London 1923. The Great War is over. The men have returned from the front, the women ...More

Mr Burns
Mr Burns
Theatre | Until 19th July 2014 

Almeida Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

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Shut The Front Door
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 11th July 2014 

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

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Snakecharmer
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

Islington Town Hall 3 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

Rock classics from the six-piece with lead vocals courtesy of Chris Ousey....More

Dirty Den
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2014 

Albert & Pearl 5 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

Resident DJs spin hip hop, garage, funk and house....More

Gerardo Dottori: The Futurist View
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 7 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

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Caitlin Rose
Concerts | On 11th July 2014 

Union Chapel 7 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

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Propaganda
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th August 2014 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from The Little Angel Theatre

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