Puppet Notebook Issue 20
Issue 20 of the magazine of British UNIMA focussing on the field of "applied puppetry" or puppetry in education and museums. News features include The Big Grin Punch's 350th Birthday, advanced notice of the 17th World Festival of Puppets in Charleville, A Dalang in Search of Wayang, and Sandglass Theater Puppet Arts Training for Summer 2012. This edition is guest edited by Matt Smith and Fay Tsitou. The Features section has articles on Bamboozle Theatre Company by Sue Pyecroft; Marionette Puppetry in The Classroom by Caroline Astell-Burt & Kay Yasugi; Material Worlds - An Irresistable Invitation to Play by Alison McGowan; Applied Puppetry in Museums by Fay Tsitou; A Map of The Fifth Kingdom - The Journey Continues by Ewa Tomaszewska; Talking With OPuppets-The Puppet's Communicative Potential by Mirella Forsberg Ahicrona; My Hands Want To Tell Stories-Puppetry as Applied Theatre by Matt Smith; and Leaps of Imagination - Playing With Objects in Early years by Rachel Riggs. This issue is minus the usual diary section and forthcoming events but well worth a careful read. 4 colour photos, 23 b/w photos. p.28.