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Interview With Dog

Admittedly, these audience members were talking in 2008 about this being the one show you should see “this year” but we feel their enthusiasm for The Man Who Planted Trees still speaks volumes in terms of our 2013 run.


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The Man Who Planted Trees Fringe 2013 Media Release

  THE MAN WHO PLANTED TREES – MEDIA RELEASE – FRINGE 2013 Tue 30 Jul – Fri 16 Aug 3pm £10/£7.50 Scottish Storytelling Centre, Venue 30, 43-45 Royal Mile   Box office: 0131 556 9579 For adults and children 7+   Puppet State Theatre Company celebrated their 7th anniversary of touring this show in May 2013 after a 7-week, 52 date tour


5 Post-Cards from Down Under All in a Wonderful Oner

Auckland Arts Festival We performed in not one but two lovely venues, the Glen Eden Playhouse for our schools shows then at the Town Hall Concert Chamber for public performances at the weekend, including an extra show added on due to popular demand. The Auckland Arts Festival was resplendent with pink posters, fluttering poetry flags and abuzz



Puppet State Tweets

Aww @TonyReekie *dog blushes* @bellacaledonia @edfringe #preview http://t.co/oeTHrZONr1 “best puppet in a performance. Ever.” :-))
- Tuesday Jun 23 - 3:48pm

Dog herds sheep. Man plants trees. 2pm Today! http://t.co/Jf40pAX9GC #Edinburgh @PuppetAnimaScot @ScotStoryCentre http://t.co/8ZB5cBtx9R
- Saturday Apr 11 - 10:12am

Aberdeen & Edinburgh The Man Who Planted Trees shows next week: http://t.co/O90LaVN9Gj http://t.co/a3NLXJBZMC
- Tuesday Mar 31 - 9:16pm

Hebrides dates in Uist, Harris & Lewis this week! http://t.co/O90LaVN9Gj
- Monday Mar 23 - 9:52am


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The Man Who Planted Trees has won:
1. Eco Prize for Creativity, 2007
2. Total Theatre Award for Story Theatre, 2008
3. Victor Award IPAY (International Performing Arts for Youth) Showcase, Cleveland Ohio, 2009
4. Best Children’s Show at Brighton Fringe, 2009
5. Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best Studio Performance, 2009
6. Highest rated and reviewed show of the 2012 Edinburgh Festivals at Tickit.me
7. Winner of the 2012 CSPA Sustainable Production at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe