The Golem

Written by Julia Pascal
In association with The Bull Theatre

THE GOLEM – the first Frankenstein

A new play for children aged 5 -13
Why do giants, monsters and robots excite all children?

This ancient story, set in Prague, shows how mystery magics up a giant, The Golem, to save the village people against harm. The Golem becomes a local hero. But, with time, what happens when The Golem decides to take control?

Fusing puppetry, grotesque theatre with original music and a modern text, this new exploration of the Frankenstein story will thrill and intrigue young audiences.

The Golem, inspired by the Jewish legend of the man made out of dust was the germ of Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein

Production Images:


Written by Julia Pascal.
Directed by Liselle Terret
Designed by Nicolai Hart Hansen

Awards Won:

Julia Pascal won a Millennium Award from the Jewish Music Institute and the Lottery
to commission original music from Kyla Greenbaum for The Golem