10th Feb – 29 April 2018, Wolverhampton Art Gallery
From the earliest TV puppets such as Soko and Muffin the Mule to familiar characters that have entertained recent generations, this exhibition features a delightful array of original creations. Exhibits range from simple hand puppets such as Iver from The Hoobs to elaborate marionettes such as Lady Penelope and Parker fromThunderbirds. Audience favourites such as Basil Brush and caricatures from ITV’sSpitting Image are also on show.
On the 10th of February Ronnie Le Drew is giving a talk at 2pm on his career in TV and film puppetry.
This exhibition has been curated in partnership with the National Puppetry Archive.