The Society of British Theatre Designers

Staging Places: UK Design for Performance 2015-2019 (Image: Performing Architects)

Mila Sanders

Jelly Bean Jack

Jelly Bean Jack
  • Production: Jelly Bean Jack
  • Company: Little Angel Theatre
  • Year: 2008
  • Directed by: Peter Glanville
  • Composer : James Hesford
  • Lighting Design by: David Duffy
  • Costume Design by: Mila Sanders
  • Set designed by: Mila Sanders
  • Photography by: Mila Sanders
  • Design © Mila Sanders
A re-telling of Jack and the Beanstalk set somewhere in the US/Mexican desert. Using tabletop puppetry, billboards and cinematic references a caravan dwelling puppet Jack interacts with his human puppeteers including a giant masked Elvis. When the giant is defeated he falls and becomes part of the desert landscape.