Norwich Puppet Theatre celebrity auction


Auction of Celebrity Puppets

Presented by: Norwich Puppet Theatre and Gaze Auctioneers at Fusion and The Curve at The Forum on
Tuesday 30th November 2010

Tickets  £10.00 to iinclude bidding registration, drinks and canapes. Buy in advance from Norwich Puppet Theatre

Please note that this event takes place at Fusion in the Forum

Running time: 2 hours

Ages: 12+

A chance to buy a unique piece of artwork ... in the form of a puppet designed by the hands of Rolf HarrisGok WanSophie Ellis BextorHeston Blumenthal and Terry Gilliam to name but a few!

Visit the Auction Facebook page or order a copy of the full colour catalogue - which is available from the Puppet Theatre (priced £5)

Join us at Fusion for wine and canapés, before venturing downstairs to the Curve to where Stewart White of BBC East will compere the auction of celebrity glove puppets.

There are over 50 glove puppets which have been customised, adorned and/or signed by a vast range of celebrities.  Each puppet is unique, will make a Christmas gift for someone special and will surely become a highly-collectable item in the future. Please note: The puppets are works of art - they are not intended to be used as toys!

For £10 you will be promised a night to remember and all the proceeds will go to help support Norwich Puppet Theatre.

And if you can't make the evening, then please find a postal bid form here

The auction is part of our 30th anniversary celebrations and The Evening News is running a series of articles about the history of the theatre:

click here for one about the building

and here for one about the shows

As at 18th November the complete list of contributing celebrities is:

  • Mark Addy
  • Michael Attenborough
  • Floella Benjamin OBE
  • Tim Bentinck
  • Sir Peter Blake CBE
  • Quentin Blake CBE
  • Heston Blumenthal OBE
  • Hugh Bonneville
  • Michael Boyd
  • Richard Briers CBE
  • Steve Bruce
  • Alex Brychta
  • Jan Brychta
  • Lida Brychta
  • Simon Callow CBE
  • Sir Terence Conran
  • Bernard Cribbins
  • Tom Daley
  • Peter Duncan
  • Sophie Ellis Bextor
  • Michael Foreman
  • Frederick Forsyth CBE
  • Stephen Fry
  • Terry Gilliam
  • Howard Goodall
  • David Gray
  • Bryan Gunn
  • Susan Gunn
  • Wayne Hemingway MBE
  • Rolf Harris CBE
  • Darren Huckerby
  • Sir Derek Jacobi CBE
  • Cath Kidston
  • Angie Lewin
  • Gary Lineker OBE
  • Roger Lloyd Pack
  • Gareth Malone
  • David McKee
  • Ian McKellen CH, CBE
  • Bill Oddie OBE
  • Chris Packham
  • Michael Palin CBE
  • Korky Paul
  • Debbie Reynolds
  • Tim Robins
  • Tony Robinson
  • Prunella Scales CBE
  • David Shrigley
  • Michael Sheen OBE
  • Sir Paul Smith
  • Terence Stamp
  • Virginia Wade OBE
  • Gok Wan
  • Nigel Worthington

Autographed puppets

  • Charles Clarke
  • Sir Henry Cooper OBE, KSG
  • Shelia Hancock OBE (+ photo)
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Delia Smith CBE


  • Adult: £10.00
  • Child: £10.00

Dates & Times:

Tuesday 30th November 2010 @ 18:30pm