Yugen Puppet Company


Yugen Puppet Company performs to theatres, art centres, community venues, and schools.

Alison Monaghan has over 25 years of puppetry experience and also freelances as a performer, puppeteer, puppet designer, puppet maker, director, and illustrator. She also delivers high quality puppet workshops to schools, communities, and teachers.

Contact us today to enquire about a show, event, workshop, or bespoke puppet.

The Fisherman
and the Seal

Our latest show, The Fisherman and the Seal is a comic tale of a lonely fisherman falling in love with a seal.

Suitable for ages 5 and up.

Click here to find out more about this show.

Our Shows

Yugen was set up to re-tell Scottish fairytales.

There are so many rich and wonderful tales from Scotland that it only seemed right to have the company dedicated to reviving them.

Click here to see our range of past and present shows.

Bespoke Puppet Design

Alison Monaghan also makes puppets and props to order, most recently for shoemakers
Manolo Blahnik. Click here to see our Manolo Blahnik Christmas elves.

Click here to find out more about our bespoke
puppet design.