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Tarrare the Freak Research Programme - 'History of Medicine and The Depraved Appetite of Tarrare the Freak'

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posted on 25.03.2021, 15:06 by Laura Purcell-GatesLaura Purcell-Gates

Tarrare the Freak is a project which negotiates a model of puppetry as a practice-based analytic to deepen understanding of ethical and historical issues within the medical humanities. The piece showcased at the Bristol Festival of Puppetry (Tobacco Factory Theatres, September 2015) and Suspense Festival, London (New Diorama Theatre, November 2015), and toured the UK in 2017 including a 3-week run at Wilton’s Music Hall, London.

This item contains the Research Programme given to audience members at performances of The Depraved Appetite of Tarrare the Freak at the Bristol Festival of Puppetry (Tobacco Factory Theatres), 2-3 Sep 2015, and at Suspense Festival, London (New Diorama Theatre), 2-3 Nov 2015.

Content provided courtesy of Laura Purcell-Gates and Wattle & Daub Theatre. All images used with permission.

Funding

Arts Council England

Wellcome Trust

History