Interestingly enough however, the Dover Chamberlain made a payment in 1609 so that the puppet player would not perform.
As Henryk Jurkowski notes in A History of European Puppetry, 'the puppet players had to make every effort to avoid being mistaken for thieves or beggars against whom the Elizabethan Vagrancy acts were aimed'.
Among them was an Italian puppet player
called Pietro Gimonde, or "Signor Bologna" to the public.
The Palatine Puppet Players
will present stories and songs of the season.
Upstairs, during our visit, there was a brilliant one-man 'George and the Dragon' puppet show courtesy of the Perrotts Puppet Players
The puppet players
in this case seem to have thought that their shows went on below the radar of church critics, but they were mistaken.
New for this year will be the medieval Perrotts Puppet Players
Children are invited to try their hand at banner and shield making with The Minstrel Wyndebagge or they can enjoy the entertaining Perrotts Puppet Players
who will perform Sir Gawain and the Green Knight followed by a puppet workshop.
This event for ages 10 and younger includes the jack-o-lantern gym for the "wee ones," games, ghoulish, a craft table, and a puppet show provided by the Palatine Library Puppet Players
His diaries do record dramatic events within the county, such as the comedies performed in 1623 during the episcopal visitation (199) or the rejection of the puppet players
in 1630 (200); but the diary entries often refer to incidents outside the county, so that their value as dramatic records can become somewhat tangential.