The Search for Teddy Island

Date published: 17 Oct 2020

Posted by: Joe Pick

The Search for Teddy Island - A City Arts Production

Streaming free on YouTube, The Search for Teddy Island tells the story of a teddy bear’s hunt for a home: the mythical Teddy Island.

The journey takes them over land and sea. Along the way they meet strange creatures and have lots of adventures.

The Search for Teddy Island | A puppet show under 5s | City Arts (Nottingham)

The puppet show is aimed at children aged 2-5 and their families. It premiers at 11:15am, 21st October 2020.

The Search for Teddy Island was originally devised as a COVID-safe show to tour the doorsteps of St Ann’s, Nottingham. Read more about the show.


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Devised & Created By

Lauren Kinnersley
Sarah West-Valstar
Bryony McCombie Smith

Additional Puppetry

Izzy Hollis

Puppetry Support

Sean Myatt


Melvin Rawlinson


Alison Denholm

Funded by

Supported by a grant from Small Steps Big Changes.