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Posts Tagged ‘London International Mime Festival’

Review: The Devil and Mister Punch by Improbable at the Barbican

A delightful Vaudeville inspired piece of theatre: featuring a host of fabulous characters surrounding the well known tale of Punch and Judy, including Messrs Harvey and Hovey.

Written by Amelia Gregory

The Devil and Mister Punch by Jane Mcguinness
The Devil and Mister Punch by Jane Mcguinness.

Following hot on the heels of some great puppetry at the London International Mime Festival, the Barbican is hosting the new show, The Devil and Mister Punch, from the renowned Improbable theatre company.

The Devil and Mister Punch
Founded in 1996 by four artistic directors, this production was put together by Julian Crouch and is based on an ongoing obsession with the tradition of Punch and Judy.… read more

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London International Mime Festival Review: Plucked… a true fairy tale by Invisible Thread

My 2012 Mime Festival experience kicked off with some innovative and thought-provoking puppetry from new theatre company Invisible Thread, directed by Liz Walker.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Invisible Thread by Janneke de Jong. The London International Mime Festival has quickly become one of my January highlights – c’mon, what else is there to get excited about during […]

Du Goudron et des Plumes: Barbican London International Mime Festival 2011 Review

Du Goudron et des Plumes is produced by Lyon based Companie MPTA in collaboration with circus maestro Mathurin Bolze. It runs from 26th - 29th January 2011 at the Barbican as part of the Bite programme and the Mime Festival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Du Goudron et des Plumes by Gemma Smith. Du Goudron et des Plumes by Compagnie MPTA with Mathurin Bolze started with a swinging platform lowered slowly over the heads of […]

Hilum by Les Antliaclastes: ICA London International Mime Festival Review

This puppetry performance was conceived by Patrick Sims and is performed at the ICA as part of the London International Mime Festival 2011. It is the first production from Les Antliaclastes, and features a nightmarish tale of scullery dwelling gremlins.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Les Antliaclastes by Stephanie Thieullent. Hilum opens with the ominous popping of corn, stealthily reaching a crescendo before the pan jerks off stage to reveal an oversized scullery into which […]

Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl: a review of the Mime Festival 2011 show at the Barbican

Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl features immaculate clowning from Geoff Sobelle and Charlotte Ford. It's one of the funniest shows I've ever seen, but there's a darker meaning behind the absurdities.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Flesh and Blood by Stacie Swift. Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl was inspired by photographs of the Ukrainian town of Pripyat near Chernobyl, taken many years after the […]

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London International Mime Festival: Where Performance Art meets Circus and Narrative

Wherein I attend three mime performances by Blackskywhite, Ockham's Razor and Kitt Johnson X-Act. With illustrations by Rosalie Hoskins.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Ockham’s Razor by Rosalie Hoskins I’ll admit it. I’ve never been to much performance art or modern dance before. But let’s just say that my circumstances have somewhat changed of […]