James Frost, Senior Lecturer in the School of Media Art and Design will be performing the puppets in a production at the Gulbenkian Theatre.
The blood curdling tale of the Headless Hessian is a favourite of the residents of Sleepy Hollow but it isn’t until the arrival of the new schoolmaster that things take a spooky turn.
Can Ichabod find contentment or will the forces of darkness lead him down a very different path?
The puppetry, including sequences with a hooden horse, derives from James Frost’s research for his PhD.
Performances are 19 October-21 October 2017 at 7.30 and the performance lasts approximately two hours.