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Hand Stories

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

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Interweaving traditional puppetry skills with modern multimedia effects, Yeung Fai stages his personal story in a show that is both poignant and funny. Read More >

Interweaving traditional puppetry skills with modern multimedia effects, Yeung Fai stages his personal story in a show that is both poignant and funny.

Set against the vast changes that swept China during the 20th century, Hand Stories charts his journey from persecution to freedom in the West, told through a series of wordless sketches, visual poems and living sounds.

In this compelling spectacle, skilled artists manipulate dazzling figures, from tigers to dragons, concubines to clashing warriors, with extraordinary virtuosity.

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Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 15/01/2013

Closing Night: 19/01/2013

Running time: 1h

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Cast & Creative

Creative

Producer - Théâtre Vidy-Lausanne

Lighting Designer - Christophe Kehrli

Author - Yeung Fai

Music By - Colin Offord

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