Welcome to Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre

Firmly established (since 1987), CLYDEBUILT is a leading Scottish Puppet Theatre Company. The company tour throughout the UK and Europe.  Clydebuilt have also toured to the Middle East, and visited China in 2008/2009 and 2010.

Designed for theatres and adapted for schools, both shows and workshops can also enhance school projects and we put creativity at the very heart of our production programme.

Performances are suitable for theatres, festivals, schools, art galleries and family events. we are a very friendly adaptable company who love to talk to the audience after the show and many of our public shows welcome family audiences, with adults and children enjoying performances together.

NEWS - 2018

Clydebuilt are now touring favourite shows - DINOSAUR DETECTIVES - for everyone aged 5 - 95 years. A show with puppets and projections. Follow the clues to the Dinosaur Bones - for everyone aged 5 - 95! This show has already toured widely in the UK and continues to delight audiences from Southampton to Rural Aberdeenshire.


DIVING BELLE – A look to our lovely summery seaside show. Available for summer schools and venues.

FESTIVALS – We have some shows suitable for festivals from Book Festivals to Music Festivals. Some can be performed in tents, but only THE WOLF’S TEA PARTY can be performed outside.

English Theatres - booking now for 2018 Schools too.

Scottish Theatres and schools - booking now for October - December 2018/Spring 2019

In 2013 the company received Lottery Funding for a van and lighting equipment from Creative Scotland, so look out for us near you.



“The children loved it and the staff love the way you interact with the children”
Dalmonach Nursery

“Fascinating, Captivating, Amazing, Funny, Entertaining, Educational, Interactive, Inspiring, Informative, Professional Ensemble, Inventive, Really enjoyed the superb use of puppetry, illustration, shadow art and sculpture. Thank you SPOT ON RURAL TOURING NETWORK, LANCASHIRE

absolutely loved it, ongratulations to the team for putting on a brilliant show " EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL

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