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Christopher Leith is a master puppeteer. Recently diagnosed with MND, his new show ‘3 Stages for Lazarus’ combines live puppetry, acting and music to explore issues of life, death, illness, transformation and investigates notions of creativity. Currently a work-in-progress the play is being developed with a 10-15 minute film to be be completed by the end of August with performances at the Suspense Festival in London in November 2015.

Who does the life of the puppet belong to?

28 July 2015


photo of the head of male puppet with its arm apparently holding it up off the floor

It’s great to be working again with the puppets. Seeing them move again makes me aware of what a great art form it is and why I love it. Having a great time! Not feeling tired. I am amazed at how well my body is coping. It’s much easier rehearsing from a wheelchair than I thought, but I miss not be able to get up and join in the warm up.  We had our first work-in-progress for '3 Stages For Lazarus' at Hastings White Rock Theatre in early July. I'm aware I'm...

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