“You came to my college today and I’d like to say that your performance and the meaning behind it was amazing.”

Student comment, Prestons College, September 2016.

“Massive thanks for your drive, energy, enthusiasm and grade 1 sessions, outstanding. Students and staff are still buzzing.”

Bernard Pendleton, Myerscough College. October 2016.

“Steve Wright has done his homework. So much more than a puppet show.”

Helen Richardson-Hulme, Norwich City College. September 2016.

“Thanks to the talented Steve from @routespuppets for brilliant sessions @talknewvic this week. Gave us a lot to reflect on.”

Eddie Playfair. Principal. Newham College. Twitter. 23/9/16

About Us

Routes Puppets are a UK based theatre in education and performance company. We create innovative projects that truly engage young people in schools and colleges. We devise characters to appear in street theatre projects, stand-up comedy venues and West End musicals.

We create effective partnerships with businesses to deliver award winning corporate social responsibility projects.

“The BEST performance I have ever seen in my long years being in teaching. Fabulous. The puppets were such a clever touch.”

Tutor Comment Norwich City College September 2016.

“Really enjoyed it because I think it’s so important that we are cautious who we talk to on social media and what to do if approached in this way.”

Student comment. Dewsbury, July 2015.

“Very engaging speaker, very useful resources”

Tutor comment. Burnley College. Oct 2015.

“He got to know the audience first, built relationships and got to know the generation we are in, in order to communicate some really powerful messages.”

Student Comment. Mirfield April 2016.


Routes Prevent has been gaining outstanding reviews across the UK. Focused on Radicalisation, British Values, Equality & Diversity and Hate Crime, this is a unique approach to a hard to reach topic.

Live student presentations, staff training, stand-alone e-resources and inspirational posters.

See the trailer here>>

“Quite possibly the best CPD event I have ever attended”

Darren Hankey. Principal, Hartlepool College

“The ‘gritty’ subject material was presented in a way that students could engage with and was key to our young adults leaving with inquisitive minds, ready to challenge and question previous assumptions.”

Vicky Chambers, Mirfield Free Grammar School.

“Today’s session in FL was exceptional with excellent inter-action with our students. It is such a powerful medium for our learners in addressing the major issues many FL learners face. Thanks once again for arranging such a unique experience. It is very much appreciated”

Barry Sheriff, Head of Foundation Learning. Myerscough College. October 2016.

“Really useful, gave a clearer perspective and made the whole situation easier to understand”

Tutor comment. Staff training. South Downs College Oct 2015.

Routes Road Safety

Routes Road Safety has been presented to audiences across the UK in partnership with Michelin, Arval, Sussex and Staffordshire Road Safety Partnerships, Road Safety GB and others. Student presentations, e-resources and European translation projects have all featured in this creative and dynamic approach to road safety education for young and pre-drivers.

“The best assembly of the year!”

“Our students don’t relate to shock tactics, but they related to this.”

“He got to know the audience first, built relationships and got to know the generation we are in, in order to communicate some really powerful messages.”

The road safety posters will soon be available in our new Shop.



Billy Elliot The Musical

We created and produced an eye-catching addition to this worldwide smash hit musical.

Policeman and TUC Men puppets and mask, glove and giant puppet versions of Maggie Thatcher.

10 years in the West End and new productions in New York, Australia, Korea, Holland and 2 US touring productions.

“Steve and his company became essential members of the Billy Elliot team. He got it just Wright!”

Stephen Daldry. Director, Billy Elliot.

Contact Us

Routes Puppets is a brand name for The Puppet Broadcasting Company LTD. Registered in England. Company No: 06010154. Feel free to contact us direct or use the form down below.


Lauren House 37a Wakefield Road, Tandem, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD5 0AN


Steve Wright t. 07760 292486;


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