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Scrap is a family show aimed at audiences aged 6+. Devised by the company, its roots are to be found in a Nepalese traditional fairytale, updated for audiences today. 


Scrap gently explores the eternal theme of finding new life in the most unexpected places. With a message of renewal and recycling at its heart, it’s the story of a young boy and his journey through the magical world of the Dump. The setting is the unwanted and unvalued, the rubbish dump, as new life emerge from the debris for an epic adventure.


The show seamlessly combines a human cast with puppets and is driven by a powerful, original soundtrack and new songs. It is flexibly designed to fit a range of spaces and can be accompanied by workshops on puppet making and movement.

Directed by Josh Elwell

With his puppet company, Wild Wood Theatre before becoming an Associate Director for Forest Forge Theatre Company, where he set up and ran the youth theatre and many other community projects.

He has appeared in over 200 episodes of the BBC Worldwide production of 'ZingZillas' and 'Zing Bop' as a puppeteer and voice artist. He also played Billy the badger in 26 episodes of the BAFTA award winning 'Big City Park' on CBeebies and has appeared in a variety of other children's TV shows including, The Jim Henson Company & Sixteen South's award winning show 'Pajanimals'

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