My Baby Just Cares For Me

“full of music, movement, film, dextrous puppetry and gentle laughs.” – The Guardian

My Baby Just Cares For Me is a tragi-comic tale of a father and daughter relationship with real emotional resonance. It’s about the way we laugh and play and fight together, and dance in the kitchen, and just waste time, and how we lean on each other without asking.  It’s also about the weight of responsibility, and about the truths that we choose to ignore. We use puppets and aerial movement for the strong metaphors they provide, and super-8 film and a fantastic soundtrack because memories are what bind families together. An audience member compared the show to “It’s a Wonderful Life” because it makes you want to run home through the snow and hug your loved ones…even though their daily habits drive you nuts.  In summary, it is poignant yet uplifting, and has had a fantastic response from audiences and reviewers . This show toured nationally in autumn 2008 following its sell out performance at the Bristol Festival of Puppetry, and toured again in Spring 2013. One day, it may tour again…

“Comical, elegant and thought-provoking”
Venue Magazine
“A treasure-trove of a show…taut and arresting, a winning combination of humour, poignancy and pure joy”

5 stars – Exuent Magazine

” Brilliantly handled puppetry…a very special show indeed…stays in the memory for a long time after”

5 stars – Whats On Stage

“Beautiful, funny and whimsical…a theatrical treat and highly recommended”

4 stars – The Public Reviews

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