My final day on R&D for Arthur the Bear King saw us visiting Llanfoist Primary School once more. We took some puppets from the show to pass around in assembly, and asked for further feedback from the pupils following their visit yesterday. We asked them for some more detailed feedback and suggestions for the story e.g. […]

SHOW DAY!: Blog post by Tamar

The whole of Llanfoist Primary School arrived at 9.30am to see our developed piece on Tuesday 26th April. The school have been a huge part of our devising and development process, and it was a real pleasure to have them all there to see what we have created so far. Along with the pupils of […]

COUNTDOWN TO SHOWBACK!: Blog post by Tamar

Monday 25th April saw us at the Borough Theatre bright and early to begin intensive rehearsals for our open showing of the R&D process the next day. As Lukasz and Fagner have been working almost non-stop on set and puppets over the past few days, it was a really wonderful moment to see everything in […]

Exploring Arthur’s Kingdom: Blog post by Tamar

April 10th marked the start of my first full week working on Arthur ­– and it’s been an incredibly varied and exciting week. We’ve moved from plotting and storymaking (with the helpful input of local playwright Charles Way) to beginning the process of putting the work on its feet, making puppet prototypes, and concluding with […]

Devising in the magic realm. Blog post by Naomi

This week saw us up on our feet testing ideas out in the rehearsal space. We took over a room in the local Community Centre, firstly emptying it out of furniture and musical instruments, and then filling it up again with poles and cardboard, paper and material, everything we might need to mock up a […]

An invitation: Arthur Open Day 15th April

PuppetSoup Artwork Display and Drop-in Day Drop in and see the work we have been doing towards the new show! Friday 15th April, 11.30am – 4.30pm Abergavenny Community Centre, Park Street   On the 15th of April, PuppetSoup will be holding an open day for professionals and the community at Abergavenny Community Centre on Park Street.   During the […]