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***** 5 STARS “this enthralling epic reaches wonderful denouement.”

from The Stage Newspaper

Land of the Dragon 'Gwlad y Ddraig'

Land of the Dragon – ‘Gwlad y Ddraig’


A visually and emotionally arresting piece of 5* theatre suitable for young and old alike.

**** 5 STARS from The Stage   “this enthralling epic reaches wonderful denouement.”


Land of the Dragon – ‘Gwlad y Ddraig’

Lose yourself on an enchanting puppetry adventure through time, landscapes and legends into the world of the Welsh Dragon!

Encounter magical creatures, mythical stories and spellbinding tales from Wales in this exciting piece of puppet theatre inspired by folklore, legends and ancient stories from the Welsh book of fairy tales, The Mabinogion.

Award winning PuppetSoup, take you to the edge of your seat and the brink of your imagination, where wise men are grown from witch’s cauldrons and dragons really do exist.

For children, families and kids of all ages!

( Suggested 5yrs+ – Suitable for all languages )

  • ***** 5 STARS from the Edinburgh Reporter EdFringe 2015 “Drawn in to a menagerie of fantastical creatures we are immersed totally in a fantasia of dance, mime and bilingual narrative.”

  • ***** 5 STARS from Mumble Theatre EdFringe 2015 “I had become completely riveted, as was the rest of the audience.”

  • ***** 5 STARS from Broadway Baby “the audience loved it. It was a privilege to be there.”

  • ***** 5 STARS from The Stage “this enthralling epic reaches wonderful denouement.”

  • **** 4 STARS from Edinburgh News 2015 “chock full of imagination, wonderful puppets and wistful charm.”

  • **** 4 STARS from ScotsGay “The puppetry was excellent and the tale well told.”

  • **** 4 STARS from One4Review “a truly magical show which is a privilege to be part of”

  • **** 4 STARS from Three Weeks “a beautifully put together production”

  • **** 4 STARS from The List “PuppetSoup’s strapline is ‘Puppetry. For everyone.’ Land of the Dragon is just that.”

  • Review from Total Theatre “evocative and striking”

  • Review from Primary Times 2015 “The puppeteers were very skilful and took us through a range of emotions – happiness, sadness, fear, humour, anticipation and uncertainty. Excellent family entertainment.”—childrens-shows-at-the-edinburgh-festival-fringe/the-land-of-the-dragon-review

  • Review from Primary Times 2014 “A beautifully crafted production”—childrens-shows-at-the-edinburgh-festival-fringe/land-of-the-dragon

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