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Saturday, 31 July 2010

Events: The Lost World - Paper Cinema in Maumbury Rings

Maumbury Rings Saturday 31st July – gates and bar 7.30pm / Performance 9pm – £8 / £5 (In case of bad weather relocate to Dorchester Arts Centre)

This evening step into 'The Lost World', where shadow puppets hunt for dinosaurs in a magical tale for children of all ages.

As a finale to the South Dorset Ridgeway Festival, Dorchester Arts presents Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Lost World  - a tale of adventure, discovery and dinosaurs - in the outdoor setting of Dorchester’s Maumbury Rings.

When lovestruck reporter Edward Malone agrees to travel to a remote South American plateau to impress his lady friend Gladys, he hopes to return a hero, but along with his four fellow Edwardian explorers, finds a Lost World beyond imagination, from which they’ll be lucky to return at all… What will they find? Will Malone win the heart of his lady? Will any of them come back alive? Watch and see...
Someone once described the work of Paper Cinema as like finding yourself in a village where television had not been invented, but something altogether more enchanting had been dreamed up in its place.

It’s a live animation to live music which takes on a filmic quality because of the way the artists use the camera to film the drawings being projected onto the big screen.  Music and live sound effects by Chris ‘little boat’ Reed, performed by Imogen Charleston and Nic Beard.

More information visit www.dorchesterfestival.co.uk

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