Little Matter (4 stars)

This article is from 2011.

Little Matter

Photography | Oliva Gillman

Charming, dark puppetry

In their delightful purpose-built gypsy caravan/tent venue the River People weave a story of hope and despair using puppetry and song. The performers overflow with wit and charm, interacting with each other and the puppets comfortably. While the storyline doesn’t knit together as much as it could – certain narrative threads feel under-explored – it’s a beautiful show that’s unafraid of a little darkness.

Bedlam Chambers, 225 9893, until 28 Aug, 1pm & 7pm, £9 (£8).

Little Matter

  • 4 stars

You are invited to join The River People in a unique wagon theatre for the tale of Little Matter. Fast gaining a reputation for stunning folk storytelling, The River People use puppetry and live music to tell the tale of a particular man who is trapped in an ancient battle between light and dark, where he must come to…


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