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VIDEO: Ronnie Burkett on his new show, Penny Plain

An end of the world romance

Ronnie Burkett’s latest play, Penny Plain, is billed as “an end-of-the-world-romance.” The show is curently running at the National Arts Centre.

Xtra‘s Alistair Newton sat down with the world-famous puppeteer to speak about his craft, the new show and the end of the world.  

Burkett has won several awards, including the 2009 Siminovitch Prize in Theatre, a Village Voice Obie Award and four Citations of Excellence in the Art of Puppetry from the American Center of the Union Internationale de la Marionette.

Penny Plain runs until April 1. For more information click here