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Puppet Theatre Barge, London

3.8
#686 of 1,211 in Nightlife in London
"...One of London's more elusive treasures." THE INDEPENDENT "...the scale of puppetry forces you to surrender your imagination in a way that flesh and blood actors never could." THE GUARDIAN
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  • I came here with my mum and adult brother as something a bit different to do on a day trip. The boat is surprisingly big and you can see where ever you are sitting. As lots of families with young chil...  more »
  • Enjoyed an excellent performance at the Puppet Barge. Beautiful puppets - the puppeteers are very skillful making them have emotions and come to "life" with a few pulls of strings. Highly recommended.  more »
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  • A great surprise, all fitted into the neat space of an old river barge. We saw the shadow puppet show which had the kids captivated and amused throughout. Very clever work with pianist like fingers by the performer using hands, arms, shoulders and head to produce an incredible array of lifelike shadows.
  • Is this the most charming place in London? Everything about this theatre seems to have been crafted with love. A truly magical experience.
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