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Bio:
Theatre credits include: Grease (UK Arena Tour), Annie (Sheffield Crucible), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and Starlight Express (Really Useful Group) Screen credits include: The London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, Song for Europe (BBC), Barrymore’s My Kind of Music (ITV), ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre credits include: Grease (UK Arena Tour), Annie (Sheffield Crucible), Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and Starlight Express (Really Useful Group) Screen credits include: The London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, Song for Europe (BBC), Barrymore’s My Kind of Music (ITV), ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Little Angel Theatre Turns 60 Today and Release A New Behind-the-Scenes Video Photo VIDEO: Little Angel Theatre Turns 60 Today and Release A New Behind-the-Scenes Video
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

Today, 24 November 2021 iconic children's venue Little Angel Theatre celebrates 60 years of entertaining and inspiring generations of families through the magical artform of puppetry.  When a troupe of enthusiastic puppeteers under the leadership of John and Lyndie Wright transformed a derelict temperance hall in Islington into a theatre specially designed for children's marionette shows in 1961, nothing like it existed anywhere in London. 

2022 UK Tour Announced For Musical Adaptation Of THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN Photo 2022 UK Tour Announced For Musical Adaptation Of THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

Following a critically acclaimed run at Little Angel Theatre over the summer, producers Fierylight and Little Angel Theatre are delighted to announce a UK tour of The Smartest Giant in Town which will commence on 9 February and continue through to May 2022.

Little Angel Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter Season Photo Little Angel Theatre Announces Autumn/Winter Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 19, 2021

60 years later, under the leadership of artistic director Samantha Lane and executive director Peta Swindall, this unique theatre continues to evolve and innovate, reaching millions across the globe through its acclaimed live and digital programme.

Little Angel Theatre Announces Summer Season Photo Little Angel Theatre Announces Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021

Alongside the shows, the theatre is also running puppetry projects with partnership organisations including Solace Women's Aid, Age UK and Islington Council, as well as working with local food banks to support their work and provide enrichment activities for their beneficiaries. 

Little Angel Theatre Announces Summer Season As The 60th Anniversary Year Continues Photo Little Angel Theatre Announces Summer Season As The 60th Anniversary Year Continues
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2021

Little Angel Theatre has announced its summer season as their 60th anniversary year continues.  

Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN Photo Photo Flash: Check Out Production Shots of THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2021

New production images are today released for the brand-new musical adaptation of  Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved story The Smartest Giant in Town, published by Macmillan Children’s Books. 

THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN Will Reopen Little Angel Theatre in May Photo THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN Will Reopen Little Angel Theatre in May
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2021

Little Angel Theatre will open its doors again to socially distanced audiences with a brand-new production based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's much-loved story The Smartest Giant in Town, published by Macmillan Children's Books. Co-produced with Fierylight, the new show is a highlight of Little Angel's 60th anniversary season and will run from 28 May - 8 August at Little Angel Studios. 

THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN Co-Production Announced from Little Angel Theatre and Fie Photo THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN Co-Production Announced from Little Angel Theatre and Fierylight 
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2021

The Smartest Giant in Town, published by Macmillan Children's Books. Co-produced  with Fierylight, the new show is a highlight of Little Angel's 60th anniversary season and will run from 28 May - 8 August at Little Angel Studios.

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by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2021

Guest Blog: Peta Swindall on Seeing Little Angel Theatre Through Lockdown and Beyond Photo Guest Blog: Peta Swindall on Seeing Little Angel Theatre Through Lockdown and Beyond
by Matt Wolf - Apr 15, 2021

The Little Angel Theatre, tucked away in a charming corner of north London, celebrates 60 years this autumn, during which time it has achieved international prominence. Far from being defeated by the pandemic, Little Angel found a renewed footing across live and digital work and is looking forward to a festive birthday, as executive director Peta Swindall explains below.

VIDEO: Little Angel Theatre Launches 'People Behind The Puppets' Photo VIDEO: Little Angel Theatre Launches 'People Behind The Puppets'
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2021

A new interview will be released each week with Oliver Hymans, Alicia Britt and Jimmy Grimes next to be featured.

Little Angel Theatre Announces Easter Activities  For Children And Families Photo Little Angel Theatre Announces Easter Activities For Children And Families
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 19, 2021

Little Angel Theatre‚Äôs presents¬†a digital production of Where the Bugaboo Lives running throughout the Easter holidays until 2 May. Young audiences ‚Äėchoose their own adventure‚Äô while they watch, deciding which path the characters will take.¬†

Little Angel Theatre Announces 60th Anniversary Spring - Summer Season Photo Little Angel Theatre Announces 60th Anniversary Spring - Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2021

Little Angel Theatre turns 60 and announces its upcoming spring-summer season.

Little Angel Theatre To Stream Popular Productions As Part Of YouTube's 12 Days Of Cu Photo Little Angel Theatre To Stream Popular Productions As Part Of YouTube's 12 Days Of Culture
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2020

Little Angel Theatre will take part in YouTube UK’s 12 Days of Culture programme, and will be broadcasting two of their most successful theatre productions for free on their YouTube channel over the festive period. 

Little Angel Theatre Announces Digital Christmas Season Photo Little Angel Theatre Announces Digital Christmas Season
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 20, 2020

Christmas might be looking a little different this year, but Little Angel Theatre has revealed their plans for bringing the magic of puppetry into people's homes this festive season.

Little Angel Partners With Michael Rosen On New Digital Project Photo Little Angel Partners With Michael Rosen On New Digital Project
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2020

Little Angel Theatre will collaborate with Michael Rosen to produce an online, puppetry adaptation of Clever Cakes.

Little Angel Theatre Announces Next Digital Production Photo Little Angel Theatre Announces Next Digital Production
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2020

Little Angel Theatre are proud to announce the next instalment in their digital Puppetry Sofa Series, Mr Gobble's Garden, written by Jon Barton.

Little Angel Theatre Launch 'Reach For The Stars' Project Photo Little Angel Theatre Launch 'Reach For The Stars' Project
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 9, 2020

LiFle Angel Theatre are partnering with The Albany and Arts Bridge Charity to create a new show, Reach for the Stars, inspired by the life of Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to go into space. 

Little Angel Theatre Announces Puppet Picnic Festival Photo Little Angel Theatre Announces Puppet Picnic Festival
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2020

As Little Angel Theatre's doors are still closed, they're heading out across Upper Street to Islington Square for a two-week festival of outdoor performances and workshops, from 24 August - 3 September.

Little Angel Theatre To Broadcast Two New Productions This August Photo Little Angel Theatre To Broadcast Two New Productions This August
by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2020

Little Angel Theatre have announced the next two productions in their digital Puppetry Sofa Series: Flyboy and the Robot by Matthew Robins, and an adaptation of Ross Collinsa??s Therea??s A Bear On My Chair by Toby Olié.

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