Mark is a freelance director of puppet theatre and directed Indigo Moon’s productions The Worm that Squirmed, The Lost ForestAlice & the White Rabbit & “The Lizard that Woz”. His main occupation is Co-Artistic director and performer of Garlic Theatre (since 1997), touring productions in the UK and abroad. Mark worked as a model maker before training in mime and movement with Desmond Jones and attending Jacques Lecoq’s school in Paris.

He worked for many years as a performer, builder or director at Norwich Puppet Theatre with directors Ray Da Silva, Barry Smith and Luis Boy. He taught puppetry at Central School of Speech and Drama for six years and other companies he has directed for include Tineola Theatre in Prague, the Andersen Theatre in Poland and other nationally touring UK companies such as Banyan, DNA, Nutmeg and Mike Chase for the Mask Studio.


JUNGLE BOOK Jungle Book tells a surprisingly good story that harkens back to the poetry & spirit of Rudyard Kipling's original books. VIEW MERMARELLA From one of its earliest beginnings in ancient Egypt, a story best known across the globe as Cinderella shape-shifts its common threads into the world of the seas. View ALADDIN This colourful tale from the Arabian Nights is set in the Middle East VIEW THE LOST FOREST There’s magic and mayhem in the rainforest! VIEW ALICE AND THE WHITE RABBIT Join Alice on her magical adventure as she chases the White rabbit back in time on a fantastic spiralling journey into Wonderland. VIEW THE WORM THAT SQUIRMED A contemporary show for children or adults alike. VIEW SARASWATI Saraswati has delighted audiences in many places both in Britain and abroad since 1992. She dances in traditional Rajasthani folk style, as well as reacting to her audience in her own particular way. VIEW