Bristol Old Vic Theatre officially opens its new production of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream tonight. But it's a play with a difference. It will be performed by actors and puppets.
The play has been produced by the same creative team behind War Horse, the hit stage production in London. Caron Bell reports.
A production of 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' using puppets to tell the story opens at the Bristol Old Vic tonight.
Puppet designer Adrian Kohler tells us about the how he went about creating such a variety of puppets.
Actor David Ricardo Pearce talks about the challenges of acting through a puppet in the Old Vic's new production of Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
Bristol Old Vic's artistic director, Tom Morris, tells us what he hopes to achieve with his new puppet production of Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'.
A new production of Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' officially opens in Bristol tonight, but there's a twist - this version is told through puppets.
It comes from the Hand Spring Puppet Company and is their first collaboration with director Tom Morris since the hugely successful 'War Horse'