An item about the Little Angel Puppet Theatre in Islington.
M/S of children running to the entrance of the Little Angel Theatre.
M/S of a man and a woman working in the puppet making workshop. Various C/Us of the woman painting features onto a wooden marionette. Various shots of the man (possibly founder John Wright) chiselling the wooden puppet limbs, part of an African puppet. C/U of a genie marionette. The man and woman walk past a row of marionettes.
C/U of an Eastern warrior marionette, pan to children streaming into the theatre. M/S of the man and woman taking their puppeteering positions on a gallery above the stage. The curtain rises, various shots of an exotic Eastern dancer puppet. Various shots of children in the audience. M/S of the curtain rising, taken from the stage. We see the back of a puppet sitting on the bed and children in the audience. The puppet gets up and pulls the blind on a window. Low angle shot of the puppeteers at work. The puppet sits on a collapsing bed. More shots of the puppeteers. Various shots of black and white puppets with faces on both sides of their heads. More shots of children in the audience.
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