The hole in the wall
A little boy looks into a dry stone wall and imagines who might inhabit it. Poem with illustrations. A6 softback (postcard size) 24 pages.
Words and illustrations by Ann Perrin
Produced by The Dry Stone Walling Education Project
The Puppeteers Daughter
The poems explore the complexity of life as the daughter of marionette makers and performers. There are poems concerned with life, love and loss, also the seaside, artists, allotments and the eccentricities of life.
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Don’t Throw Away the Daisies (illustrated)
- On World Puppetry Day, thinking about the part of my life spent treading the boards.
- Strange times – celebrations – love – loss and poetry
- More life and times of ageing puppeteer, writer and poet.
- My poem translated into Italian – Bluebells – Garden – Memoir.
- March – another month is flying by…
- Emerging from the chaos of 2020 inevitably older but wiser?
- Telegoons – based on The Goon show – their role in my downfall!
- Creativity – lockdown – but everything is the garden is lovely!
- Talking to myself – pictures – poems
- Early summer in the garden. Pictures -puppet – poems
- Memories – VE day in Balmore Street London N.19 and poetry.
- Happy Easter
- The way the brain may cope with self isolation –
- A magical mother – pictures – poems – stories.
- Hands upon hands and so expressive.
- Signs of spring in Saltdean despite wild weather…
- A garden poem and love the marionettes!
- Lace making – poem and pictures
- Pure escapism painting, photography, singing and puppets.
- Sorting essays, stories and photos of our marionettes at last.
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Invited to give a talk about the Telegoons for The Goon Show Preservation Society many moons ago, naturally it developed into a performance! Here is the transcript of the talk I have also transferred a film of the event to … Continue reading
Pictures from the event are sprinkled throughout this post. The big day arrived, people gathered including some the younger relatives … Continue reading
The unveiling and celebration is on 28th of February in Marlborough, where Bob Pelham created Wonky Toys and later Pelham Puppets. The plaque is a big achievement for David Leech who instigated the idea and the council for their generous support … Continue reading
If you were a child in the 50s and one of your parents worked for a big company chances are you would be invited to the company’s annual party. Some of our early performances with our marionettes included works parties. … Continue reading
A tiny bit of footage from entertainment of the late 50s and 60s- a more innocent age? My mother and I were trying to re- create some of our cabaret act all of 20 years ago! A violinist played and an … Continue reading
Honestly when it comes to Alice in Wonderland I still prefer the original story! The following film ‘Scenes from Alice in Wonderland’ was the first and hardest film I made, puppets never do as they are told and the editing was … Continue reading
Now they are finally on display at The Grange Art Gallery and Museum in ‘Cinema By The Sea’ after several delays I thought I’d blog a resume of the details of our involvement for anyone who missed them first time round. … Continue reading
Last night the Lady Mayor of Brighton and Hove Linda Hythe found time in her busy schedule to launch the Exhibition, ‘Cinema By the Sea’ at The Grange Art Gallery and Museam in Rottingdean. Marcus Bagshaw has created this exhibition … Continue reading
Here is Frosty the Snowman, this number that was in our Christmas Shows in the 50s. He has also starred in other films. He is the snowman who nearly came to a sticky end earlier in the year, when I … Continue reading