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Creating Peter and the Wolf puppets for the Hollywood Bowl

When Danny Boyle needed a stadium towering Grim Reaper for the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony, he called on puppet maker Mark Down.

As artistic director of the small, London-based puppet company Blind Summit, Mark and his team are used to tall demands.

But he admits there have been plenty of challenges ahead of the company’s current co-production – accompanying the LA Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Peter and the Wolf at the Hollywood Bowl.

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