Listen to “The Rise and Fall of Toy Theatre”
This podcast is an audio recording of our story, The Rise and Fall of Toy Theatre
In 19th-century England, miniature theatrical productions were all the rage. And they weren’t just for kids—children and adults alike collected intricately printed paper cutouts of their favorite stage actors, along with paper versions of the theatres in which they performed, and acted out famous plays. Beyond just entertainment, these toy theatre kits served as the PR campaigns of the day.