Pickled Image


Based on the novel (published in 1890) by Norwegian author Knut Hamson.

Hunger is a gob-smacker of terrible beauty in which manipulators become one with the manipulated. This is pure stage magic where the choreographed style of the Eurozone, meets the best of British puppet labs to create a world class spectacle. Surely destined to become a classic of the international puppet scene” ***** Venue Magazine

Produced by: Pickled Image, Nordland Visual Theatre and Tinkerting, Norway
Adapted by: Vicky Andrews, Dik Downey and Preben Faye Scholl
Directed by: Pickled Image
Music composed by: Simon Preston
Sound Design: Nathan Ng
Lighting Design by: Jan Erik Skarby
Set / Puppetry Design & Construction: Pickled Image
Costume: Amanda Hambleton
Performed by: Per-Arne Lossett and Gisle Hass

Toured: Worldwide from 2009 – 2012

In 2012 the show won 1st Prize at the 21st UNIMA Congress and World Puppetry Festival in Chengdu China. In 2010 it was nominated for Norway’s Golden award for best show and the Hamson Foundation has declared the show to be one of the most important adaptations of Knut Hamson’s work in 21st Century.

Funded by Arts Council Grants for the Arts.

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