Derek Bond and the team behind Dinosaur World Live have brought a touch of magic to Regent’s Park this summer. Dragons and Mythical Beasts, written and co-directed by Bond and with set and costume by James Perkins, thrusts audiences into a magical world of myths and legends with the use of incredible puppetry creating a spellbinding experience for all the family.
The show runs at Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre until September 5th before heading on a national tour. You can find more info, including how to book, at the Regent’s Park Open Air website.
The creative team is comprised of:
Derek Bond – Writer & Co-Director; Laura Cubitt – Co-Director; Max Humphries – Puppet Designer; Cheryl Brown – Chief Puppet Fabricator; James Perkins – Set & Costume Designer; John Maddox – Lighting Designer; Max Pappenheim – Composer & Sound Designer; Nicky Allpress – Assistant Director; Emma Brunton – Associate Director; Tom Gamble – Company Stage Manager.
“There are dazzling puppets but there’s also a childlike passion and a hopefulness that light up the show from within … The production is slick and funny” – Miriam Gillinson, The Guardian ****
“the most visually impressive London kids’ show of the summer” – Andrzej Lokowski, TimeOut ****
“a huge amount of fun that will have the little ones jumping in their seats and adults frantically snapping shots of unicorns” – Theo Bosanquet, WhatsOnStage ****