Death in a Nut

Tea and puppets

4 February 2016

Karin JashaparaKarin Jashapara (pictured) is the founder of the Play of Light theatre company, which uses shadow puppets to prompt discussions about dying and death.

Puppets, tea and mortality

8 May 2015

Karin and one of her puppetsKarin Jashapara (pictured) is the founder of the Play of Light theatre company, which uses shadow puppets to prompt dialogue about dying and death. Ahead of two performances of her play 'Death in a Nut' during Dying Matters Awareness Week (18-24 May 2015), Karin talks about her latest venture: a vintage tea party after the show to encourage conversations about death.

Using puppets to prompt death discussions

15 October 2014

Karin with one of her creationsKarin Jashapara (pictured left with one of her creations) is the founder of the Play of Light theatre company, which presents two shadow puppet plays aimed at encouraging dialogue about death at the Kicking the Bucket festival in Oxfordshire this October. She tells Dying Matters how losing both her parents within two years has shaped her work.

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