Emma Thornett

Emma Thornett

Puppet Captain / Puppeteer

Theatre credits include: Baby Joey/Paulette in War Horse; U/s Belinda/Millie in South Downs and The Browning Version, Donna Marie in Blood Brothers, West End

Puppeteer in The Magic Flute, Glyndebourne; Ursula in The Little Mermaid and MC in Us Against Whatever, Middle Child Theatre Co; Hold Me,Touch Me/Shirley Markowitz/Puppet Captain in The Producers, Manchester Royal Exchange; Soloist in An Evening with Tim Rice and Friends; U\s Queen Marguerite in Exit The King, National Theatre; Missus/Puppet Captain in 101 Dalmatians, Birmingham Repertory;  For Nottingham Playhouse; Jill Haynes in Darkness Darkness, Diane in Pal Joey (also at Ipswich New Wolsey) and Mum/Louise in Tracy Beaker Gets Real (also UK tour).  Mary in David Essex’ musical All The Fun Of The Fair original UK tour; Marian in Robin Hood at New Theatre, Cardiff; Mrs Dearly/Sheepdog in 101 Dalmatians, Northampton Theatre Royal; Princess Aouda in Around The World in 80 Days, Liverpool Playhouse and UK tour; Comedienne in Revolution and Newsrevue, Edinburgh Festival; Title roles in Aladdin and Jack and the Beanstalk for Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre.

Emma is the voice of Roxy in Disney’s Lego Friends-Girls on a Mission and Claire in Netflix Series Love Death and Robots – Zima Blue

After puppeteering in the original tour of Dinosaur World Emma is delighted to be returning as puppet captain for this exciting Drive In adventure!