Paul Levy talks to Co-Artistic Directors Katie Underhay and Anthony Burbridge from Mumblecrust Theatre about The Tale of the Cockatrice. What was the history and indeed, the pre-histoty of this acclaimed puppetry-based show?
“Mumblecrust Theatre return with their Brighton Fringe 2017 double award-winning show! Deep in the vaults of an ancient priory, a hideous creature awakens. A deadly cockatrice is born! Bold knights flee in terror… Can a humble nun defeat the beast? Two muddle-headed storytellers use breathtaking puppetry, spine-tingling live music and general tom-foolery in this dark and winding fable for monster-lovers young and old!”