Little Angel Theatre

Little Angel Theatre is a puppet theatre for children and their families based in the London Borough of Islington.

Little Angel Theatre
London, N1
Coordinates51.5387°N 0.1016°W / 51.5387; -0.1016
Public transit Angel
Essex Road
TypePuppet theatre
Capacity100 seats
ProductionOwn and touring
Opened24 November 1961 (1961-11-24)

The 100-seat theatre, a former Temperance hall, was opened on 24 November 1961, by founders John and Lyndie Wright with a performance of The Wild Night Of The Witches.

As well as an internationally recognised theatre with productions touring throughout the UK and across the globe, Little Angel Theatre works with its local community to tackle barriers to arts engagement so all can benefit and enjoy the art form of puppetry.

The theatre’s creative learning department work with schools and youth and community groups, running a wide variety of participation activities.

Little Angel Theatre is a registered charity.


    Further reading

    • John Wright Rod, Shadow and Glove: Puppets from the Little Angel Theatre (Harper Collins 1986) ISBN 0-7090-2628-5

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