Little Matter (4 stars)

Charming, dark puppetry

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This article is from 2011.

Little Matter

Photography | Oliva Gillman

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).

This article is from 2011.

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…


1. Little Matter26 Aug 2011, 9:39pm Report

Lovely philosphical story! The happiness is within yourself, it does not come from outside as itself. It's about your choice and your heart's light you should follow.

Beautifully told and presented tale with amazing atmoshere of a gypsy wagon theatres. Worth seeing! Witty and touching ...

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