Illustration, Puppetry And Other Art

Escape was on Everyone’s Mind; The Tale of Jack Sheppard

I was part of the Otherstory puppetry collective for several years. We co-made/directed and performed ‘Escape was on Everyone’s Mind the Tale of Jack Sheppard’; a paper theatre show about Power and Rebellion, for adults and older children. We performed around Bristol and the Southwest and then with Arts Council funding the following year we took the show to the East End of London (where the story is set) and to the Beverley Puppet Festival and two other performance in the north of England.

Below is our promotional video, a full performance and below that some photos of our making, rehearsals and experimenting…

Escape was on Everyone’s Mind: The Tale of Jack Sheppard

Below is an entire performance to watch on Vimeo, see ( To watch online ) . It was filmed at Puppet Place, Bristol in autumn 2015 with an invited audience. Devised and performed by Sarah Green, Trevor Houghton and Emma Byron; live music and sound by Paul Walker. Recorded music by Jimmy Aldridge, Sid Goldsmith, Jack Humphreys, Jane Millo, Anna Riggs and Heather Summers. Film by Owen Benson. 75mins. Below that are a few photos of set building, puppet making, a rehearsal and some stills from the show.

To watch online

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