Meet The Makers




David Leech has been involved with puppets and puppet theatre from a very young age and has produced and presented shows in theatre and television in the UK, Canada, USA and Spain.. read more


Washek and Marcela Krcal

Vaclav is a very experienced and talented woodcarver and puppet-maker. He teaches carving at the 'Puppets in Prague' workshops along with his wife Marcela who also teaches and helps students with the costume more

Richard Kuklik - Studio rici

Richard's studios in Prague are responsible for most of the small and medium marionettes we sell. They are beautifully designed and finished with handmade clothing and more


ales mertl

Ales is an expert woodcarver and puppet-maker from the Czech Republic, he lives in the small town of Jilove - with his wife and children.

After a short break from puppet-making he is back, along with his son Jakub to bring us great marionettes more


Tony Sinnett

Tony is the owner of 'The Company of Marionettes' and is also a woodcarver, puppet-maker and puppeteer. He specialises in wooden carved more

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Raven Kaliana

Raven has worked as a professional puppet builder since 2008, and has taught puppet making at Little Angel Theatre since 2012.  She directs puppet theatre at Puppet (R)Evolution and has been awarded artistic residencies through Artists' Access to Art Colleges, Little Angel Theatre, and Battersea Arts Centre. more


Jakub Fiala

Jakub is another great woodcarver and puppet-maker. His style is unique and colourful.

Marionette making is not his full time job so his creations  do not come along very often and as such they are much sought more


Ludek Burian

Ludek is a woodcarver and puppetmaker, his designs are original and beautiful.

His style is whimsical and playful, and he pieces are all original and one offs and can be found in the 'wooden carved originals' section of the more