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It’s A Puppet Life [published on sardinesmagazine.co.uk]

BY JOHN MASLEN Puppetry can be a magnetically fascinating media of artistic communication – or a novelty which quickly palls and is found wanting in interest and appreciation. On a hot and humid night in Camden, forming part of the Camden Fringe, in a packed upstairs theatre with little air circulating, Stickyback Theatre delivered just … Continue reading

Directing/Producing / It's A Puppet Life [2012] / Reviews

It’s A Puppet Life (****) [published on broadwaybaby.com]

BY TOM KING On its face, ‘It’s a Puppet Life’ seems like a fairly straightforward concept. People like Avenue Q, people like sketch shows; what happens if we smoosh the two together? Actually, what happens is more than the sum of these parts. Getting the obvious out of the way – the puppets are superbly … Continue reading

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It’s A Puppet Life (***) [published on onestoparts.com]

BY BECKY BREWIS Seeing people interact with puppets – flirting with them; fighting them – is always entertaining, and it’s something the latest eccentric sketch show from Stickyback Theatre, does well. It’s a Puppet Life plays at the Etcetera Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe. The pub theatre’s tiny stage has been roughly divided into puppet … Continue reading

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Review: It’s a Puppet Life with Stickyback Theatre. And fart noises [published on camdenvoyeur.wordpress.com]

BY CARMEL SHORTALL It’s a Puppet Life is sketch comedy with puppets, people, puppets interacting with people. Or is it the other way around? There are blue, red, brown, purple, white, orange and multi-coloured puppets, big and small puppets, shadow puppets, puppets who sell the big issue and The Predator. Yes, the one who gave Arnold … Continue reading