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Ted Beresford

phone / fax : 01902 372850

41 Albert Road · Albrighton · Wolverhampton · WV7 3QN

Professional Puppeteer and Educationalist.

Phone and discuss your requirements.

e-mail : ted@beresfordspuppets.co.uk

website : www.beresfordspuppets.co.uk


Clive Chandler

phone : 0121 441 5694

117 Haunch Lane · Kings Heath · Birmingham · B13 0PA

A well-established performer with 15 years experience offering a wide range of shows for

primary schools, libraries, private functions and outdoor events -

including Pinocchio, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Snow Queen

and his world famous Punch and Judy Show.

Phone and discuss your requirements.


Drew Colby

phone : 07898 840 053

Finger and Thumb Theatre

Friendship · Engine Arm · Rabone Lane · Smethwick · Birmingham · B66 3JH

We are a puppet theatre company specialising in the use of hand shadow puppets to create

beautiful visual theatre for all ages.

We perform at parties, in schools, and in theatres - as long as the space is reasonably dark!

In addition to small and large scale productions,

we provide workshops around the skills of hand shadow puppetry.

e-mail : admin@fingerandthumbtheatre.com

website : www.fingerandthumbtheatre.com


Jim Duncombe

phone : 07799 372 090

14 Rye Croft · Hollywood · Birmingham · B47 5HU

Midlands-based film-maker, mask-maker and puppeteer.

e-mail : jamiedunc@yahoo.co.uk

website : www.vividartfx.co.uk


Roger Garnett

phone : 0116 264 0717

mobile : 07930 433 735

55 Ploughmans Lea · East Goscote · Leicester · LE7 3ZR

Punch & Judy performer, and puppeteer. Festivals, fetes, parties and schools catered for, inside or out.

Also provides demonstrations and workshops for Primary schools.

e-mail : roger@r-garnett.co.uk


Jim Morris

phone : 0121 778 5695


69 Petersfield Road · Hall Green · Birmingham · B28 0AU

I help all sorts of people to make all sorts of things.

I use puppet-making in my work with children, young people and adults - including those with special needs.

e-mail : puppets@artgames.co.uk

website : www.artgames.co.uk

(includes puppet plans to download)


Chris & Gary Nicholls

phone : 01922 685755

Ollies Dollies

The Firs · 2a Coronation Road · Pelsall · Walsall · WS4 1BG

Puppets created over a period of 20 years for original and traditional stories.

Specialising in shows for Nursery and Primary children and including Punch and Judy.


Melvyn Rawlinson

phone : 0115 973 3220

34 Cleve Avenue · Toton · Nottingham · NG9 6JH

Shows for children and their families.

Puppet and Mask making workshops for children of all ages and abilities - and Adults.

Touring schools, theatres and festivals with The Pied Piper of Hamelin, and Amazing, Mr Noah!

e-mail : melvyn.rawlinson@btinternet.com

website : www.professor-popup-puppets.co.uk


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