A Monster Calls

Puppetry Consultant
The Old Vic – 2018

 

“The visual concept is based on strands of rope that are twisted and tangled to form the gnarled branches of a yew tree, out of which Stuart Goodwin’s monster appears”
The Guardian

 

“A metaphorically suggestive tangle of ropes, gathered into position by a physically symbiotic, multi-tasking company, evoke looming trunk, swaying boughs and fierce psychological tugs-of-war”
The Telegraph

 

“It’s cool to see the ropes twist into life like tendrils”
The Stage

 

“A set of ropes dangling from high above , skillfully manipulated by the ensemble into a great yew tree of which the Monster is the ruling, terrifying, remorselessly storytelling spirit”
Theatre Cat