JRR Tolkien’s “Leaf by Niggle” – Edinburgh Fringe 2017

Niggle the struggling artist is back at the Storytelling Centre after last year's successful Fringe run.

This year we will be on at 5pm on even number days from 4th to 28th August, alternating with Mairi Campbell's beautiful show Pulse.

Leaf by Niggle dates and times.

Mairi Campbell's Pulse dates and times.


 
 

Puppet State Tweets

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- Tuesday Jun 27 - 4:27pm

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- Tuesday Jun 27 - 4:19pm

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- Tuesday Jun 27 - 4:10pm

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- Friday Jun 23 - 1:16pm

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- Friday Jun 23 - 1:14pm

Arrived today in St Albert for the final leg of our three month North American odyssey (a continuation of the one... https://t.co/UR9zc3i8Qn
- Monday May 29 - 4:27am

 
 

Blog Posts


Leaf by Niggle Reflections

While we have more to tell you (in a future post) about The Man Who Planted Trees, the bulk of 2016 was spent getting ready for and performing our new show (the one it took us more than 20 years to get around to) JRR Tolkien’s Leaf by Niggle. The tour of Scotland and Northern England

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JRR Tolkien’s ‘Leaf by Niggle’

Our new show is reaching completion and we are excited to be sharing it with you. Here’s a quick primer on the main what, when, who and why of it. Leaf by what? Yes we often have to repeat the name of the show. Leaf by Niggle is the same title as the short story we

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Twitter

Lovely visit to @ScotStoryCentre y’day re lights, music & flyers for https://t.co/iMXa7i8MCT #LeafByNiggle #Tolkien https://t.co/MVJVcM6IW0
- Tuesday Jun 27 - 4:27pm

A #livesketch for @SharpV50 from #TheManWhoPlantedTrees. The acorn sorting scene with Canarios by Orphenica Lyra.… https://t.co/rZKoEAooH1
- Tuesday Jun 27 - 4:19pm

Yay! @SharpV50 & #TheManWhoPlantedTrees on #AGoodRead @BBCRadio4. Elzéard Bouffier's tune was #LateJunction inspired https://t.co/Atud3f9IEj
- Tuesday Jun 27 - 4:10pm

Amazing job opportunity at the puppetry powerhouse that is @PuppetAnimaScot #Jobs #Arts #Management #Puppetry https://t.co/u8JjmCimyq
- Friday Jun 23 - 1:16pm

Great opportunity for NON-puppetry artists to work some puppets in to your stuff or stuff some puppets into your wo… https://t.co/UBoSQTqu6r
- Friday Jun 23 - 1:14pm

Arrived today in St Albert for the final leg of our three month North American odyssey (a continuation of the one... https://t.co/UR9zc3i8Qn
- Monday May 29 - 4:27am

 
 

From Flickr

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Awards

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