"Puppets and Performing Objects" reveals a world where a suitcase can comment on politics and a marionette can play Faust. It is a practical exploration of the use of puppets and objects, and how they are used with light, shadows and sound in performance today.
Tina Bicat's work with theatre, film, television and carnival includes productions with casts of hundreds, one-man shows, puppets, transformations, tricks and special effects, as well as more traditional costume designing and making. She combines design, making and inventing for professional theatre with her work with drama students at St Mary's University College, Twickenham. She is the author of several books on theatre practice published by The Crowood Press.