Our Location* The Shows* Dates & Times* The Theatre* Party Bookings* Puppets in Pictures* Site Map* Visit Backstage*

Welcome to the website of Britain's premier Marionette Theatre. The Harlequin, Britain's first and only permanent theatre designed and built for puppets, has, since 1958 entertained a vast number of adults and children and influenced the course of puppetry in Britain.


Here you can find details of current puppet shows and prices and other booking details.

There is a special backstage area of interest to puppeteers with details & pictures of productions & puppets, the story of the theatre and the puppetmasters who built it, and a rich source of information for research into the British marionette tradition. There is an area showing technical details and useful designs, ideas and scripts for puppeteers.




Our Location

The Shows

Dates &  Times

The  Theatre

Party  Bookings

Puppets in Pictures

Site Map

Visit Backstage