Tomten

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH MARCH 2013

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OPENING TIMES
Mar 15 & 16, 11am
 
PRICES
£5
 

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Viktor Rydberg's well-loved Swedish poem, Tomten, is brought to life in a new puppet show for children age 3 and above and their families. The show is presented by Old Saw, a theatre company set up by Greta Clough whose theatre credits include Charlie & Lola's Best Bestest Play (Watershed/Polka Theatre), Siggi Lindal, and Jessica Beck, Artistic Associate of The Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter and an Affiliate Artist at Theatre 503.

 

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 - Tomten Location Map

 
 
 
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Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
10 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    DATES  18th April to 28th June 2015
    VENUE  The Little Angel Theatre 
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