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posted on 20.03.2021, 12:39 by Laura Purcell-GatesLaura Purcell-Gates, Emma Fisher
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 contextualising material in the form of a journal article. This is the Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis Group in Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance on 26/06/2017, and available from the publisher online at the below referenced address. Please also see covering sheet.

Purcell-Gates, L. and Fisher, E. (2017) 'Puppetry as reinforcement or rupture of cultural perceptions of the disabled body’ , Research in Drama Education: The Journal of Applied Theatre and Performance, 22 (3), pp. 363-372.

Funding

Arts Council England

Wellcome Trust

History