Category: World Puppetry Videos

Watch: Shakespeare’s King Lear with puppets (short clip)

Independent Eye uses puppets to bring life to Shakespeare’s “King Lear.” The Independent Eye is a professional theatre founded by Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller in 1974, now based in Sebastopol, CA

Ding and Dong perform live
Ding & Dong

Dong & Ding still goin strong!

This clip was recorded by an audience member at the GAA Museum 2008. These two popular characters are always a huge hit at kid’s birthday parties 

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Watch a sneak-peek of a Custard Pie Puppets rehearsal (for a limited time only)

This is a short clip of Custard Pie’s Badger’s Birthday with Eddie the Teddy and Hedgie the Hedgehog it was recorded for rehearsal reference purposes thus the lower picture quality. Let us know if you’d like to book this show for your child’s birthday party

Classic Spitting Image. British Royal family get evicted

Queen Elizabeth’s nightmare that her family lose all their money and move into a high-rise council block, where they have to resort to crime to survive. Prince Charles later becomes a cabbie. Also stars Princes Philip, Edward & Andrew, Sarah Ferguson & late Queen Mother. Cameo from EastEnders’ Dot Cotton. (Series 10, 1991).

Watch: Lejo -Pure hand puppetry

Under stage name “Lejo”, Leo Petersen has been performing live and filming his puppets since 1995. It started as a school project, and grew to be an act with which he has traveled around the world. His short films are shown on the Dutch version of Sesame Street and many other venues.

Watch this with the kids, Rod Burnett’s Legendary Punch & Judy

Sadly Rod died last year, he was renowned as one of the best Punch & Judy puppeteers in the world.

Rod Burnett of STORYBOX THEATRE – performing his international Punch and Judy Show at Mr Punch’s 350th Birthday Celebration in Lincoln July 2012

Amazing Classic Marionette Puppetry from Philippe Genty

Philippe Genty

Beautiful performance from Paul Daniels magic show.A puppet casts off his own strings not realising its all that makes him real. French puppeteer Philippe Genty ” In “Pierrot” a marionette determines to liberate himself from the strings that control him. With freedom comes collapse”