Pants on Fire's unique take on Carlo Collodi's orignal tale about a wooden fibber.

Setting the adventures in a 1950's sci-fi horror B-movie, with a barbershop dubstep mash-up soundtrack, man-size puppets, original live songs and flamboyantly lo-tech extravagant storytelling, all traces of Disney are obliterated in this gloriously dark account of the marionette with behavioural issues.

Adapted and Directed by Peter Bramley
Original Songs by Lucy Egger
Dubstep by Daniel Foxsmith
With puppets by Helen Foan & Peter Bramley
Produced by Sarah Stribley

The Scotsman      British Theatre Guide      Three Weeks      Broadway Baby

The Scotsman
British Theatre Guide
Three Weeks
Broadway Baby

"A confident ensemble take on a variety of roles with relish and each turn is so deliciously detailed it's a pleasure to watch." - The Stage

" intoxicating confection of theatrical styles that continually experiments and challenges...easily a cut above the Edinburgh norm."" - British Theatre Guide

"hugely entertaining" - Broadway Baby

"The whole thing is crammed full of ideas." - Three Weeks


Cast/Devised by:
Pinocchio - Ben Chamberlain
Gepetto - Daniel Foxsmith
Cricket - Oliver Izod
Fairy/Cat - Jess Mabel Jones
Mrs. Cherry/Snail - Hannah Pierce
Mrs. Brewster/Fox - Samantha Sutherland 

Director - Peter Bramley
Producer - Sarah Stribley
Composer - Lucy Egger
Dubstep - Daniel Foxsmith
Lighting Design - Ralph Stokeld
Puppets - Helen Foan & Peter Bramley
Technical Manager (London) - Gregory Goodridge
Technical Manager (Edinburgh) - Tom Lewer
Poster Design - Jimmy Grimes
Collaborators - Jo Dockery, Jonathan Davenport, Helen Foan, Alex Packer & Lloyd Gorman
Creative Consultants - Giles King-Ashong, Samantha Murphy, Joe Roberts & Roberta Zuric

Supported by:
The Arts Council England, The Tolmen Centre, Rose Bruford College & Finger in the Pie Mimetic Festival