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Time for fun; Janet Tansley joins a theatre company with some great storylines.

Byline: Janet Tansley

IMAGINE a world of play and make believe. Imagine a time when hours seem like days and minutes seem like hours. Now imagine if it was all taken away ...

Well, you can if you join Momo and her friends as they try to break the hold of the Grey Men and restore time to the people of her town.

Yes,Capricho are making a welcome return to the Unity.

In this endearing show for all to enjoy,from age seven and upwards, the company's mix ofactors,puppets,masks and dynamic storytelling bring this adaptation of Michael Ende's classicMomo to life.

Capricho have had a very successful year since they last played at the Unity and this year is no exception.

In June they make their second appearance at the Glastonbury Festival,having been asked back by the Kids'Field Director,Tony Cordy who says: ``Capricho are a highly original company who provide work for children that is both inspiring and great fun''.

They will also performing at the Wyre Puppet Festival.

And they will also be working on puppets for the Liverpool International Street Festival Carnival and making a giant sea dragon for the Lord Mayor's Parade.

Capricho worked on puppets for the Year of Faith Launch and will appear at the Puppet World events at the National Museums Liverpool.

Formed out of the Hope Street Training programme,Capricho has become one of Liverpool's premier puppet theatre companies and puppet makers.

Capricho's Momo by Michael Ende: Unity Theatre,Liverpool -Saturday,May 22 at 11amand 2pm.Tickets: pounds 6.50/pounds 5concessions; pounds 3 for children. Ticket office: 0151 7084988.
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Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:May 18, 2004
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