Latest News !
Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Hello Everyone !
It's been sometime since I have sent you all a message, But the good news is that the book is with the editor now ! And we are looking at a publishing date in Summer 2019.
Like you I can't wait to see a copy on my desk ! Your patience is extraordinary and I Thank you for it.
I was saddened to hear the death of Geoffrey Hayes the presenter on rainbow. I was able to do several…
At last an update !
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
Hello everyone, time has marched on and I know you all have been waiting to receive your copy of the book !
As I write this update, I can confirm that my authors are working on the finale draft of the book. So things are moving on. I can't give you a publishing date yet. But we are making progress.
Thank you, and I really mean it for your patience.
Ronnie Le Drew.
August and beyond...
Tuesday, 22 August 2017
Hello all, my patient funder's,backer's and friends...
My last update, was mostly about my season at The Little Angel Theatre, which I am happy to say was an enormous success. Since then I have had puppet workshops to do and a few more talks about my life with puppets (what else would I talk about ! ) I have some more performances to do at The Skipton Puppet Festival Soon, And as I write this…
Nearly July !
Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Hello everyone, It's been some time since I wrote and updated you with news etc. I have been and am still busy performing at The Little Angel Theatre The home of British Puppetry. When the show finishes I shall be going to a conference on puppets on Television which takes place in Sheffield. Zippy and George will make an appearance. Which should be fun. Also I will be going to Skipton in North Yorkshire…
Thank you for your patience!
Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Today I have just finished reading the unedited version of the book, and I cannot Thank my co authors enough, for making it such an enjoyable read.
Now for the difficult bit, the editing and choosing the pictures.
I really hope by the end of the year, we will have a book ready for you all to read.
Ronnie Le Drew.
March Blog !
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
My life is busy as always, mostly at The Little Angel Theatre, but had a good time at the Royal Academy of Music, Plus 3 days with Curious School of Puppetry. Teaching my craft to enthusiastic students is such a pleasure. I am soon to be performing again at The Little Angel Theatre, Shows Starting on the 22 April going on till July16th. all details can be found on this web sight www…
Happy New Year !
Tuesday, 3 January 2017
Hello, A Happy New Year to you all !
Hopefully you had a wonderful Christmas, and now back to work, I have talks booked at The Little Angel Theatre, and in April another season of Dog's don't do Ballet. A puppet show for young children. The show continues at the Little Angel, until July. It would be nice to see you after the show. Just tell the box office when you book your tickets. So I know…
The November update !
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Hello all !
November has been busy, I have had 2 radio interviews with Fubar Radio, and a fun one with Whipps Cross Hospital Radio.
I have been enjoying teaching puppetry at The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Two more classes to go before Christmas.
Zippy had a an appearance on Children in Need live at around 11:30pm. He had a wonderful Cheer from the audience. Which delighted…
Update ! And Thanks again !
Thursday, 27 October 2016
I still can't get over the fact that my book is fully funded, which means hopefully by the end of next year, It will be on your shelf's.
My authors, are at present finishing of there latest book, so as soon as that is finished. It will be go ahead with mine.
I have had a thought, maybe you would like to order another copy for friends and relations ?
Just to let you know,…
Thank You !
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Thank you all for helping us get 100% funded ! Now for the editing, publishing, and printing of the book. And then the fun part, the launch, and all of you receiving your copy of the book.
you have made myself and my wonderful authors very happy !
Ronnie Le Drew.
August Update !
Thursday, 11 August 2016
Hello and Thanks to all my pledger's ! 66% funded now, so over half way there, perhaps you could ask your family and friends to pledge for a copy, there friends I am sure would enjoy the read.
I had a wonderful time last month celebrating Muffin the Mule's 70th Birthday. This puppet was the first British television icon. Way back in 1946 he appeared on BBC Television with Annette Mills playing…
Update from Ronnie Le Drew
Tuesday, 5 July 2016
Hello All !
It is certainly time for an update. So here it is, first Thank you so much to my pledgers, as you know without your support the book will not be published. I had a really nice time on the radio 4 programme Mid Week with Libby Purvis. I brought puppets to the studio, and those of you who heard the programme will remember noises from Muffin the Mule a few choice comments from Zippy and…
Working with Zippy
Thursday, 2 June 2016
It's Duncan here, one of Ronnie's authors working with him on the book.
First of all, I wanted to say thanks so much to everyone who has already pledged. We are over a third of the way there after just one month. That means if everyone who has already pledged can get two friends to do the same, we should be on the way to publication very soon. (Nudge, nudge...)
Quarter of the way
Monday, 23 May 2016
I am really happy that 25% of the book cost is funded ! Thank you all !
I had a really nice time on the radio 4's Mid Week with Libby Purvis, if you missed it here is the link to the programme http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b07bc0wd you have to the end of the month to listen to it, or better still listen now ! I have been asked to go on the Radio 4's The Today programme, so do…