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"Matthew Robins skilfully advances the narrative through a series of silhouettes that have something of the deft wit of Picasso sketches."  The Guardian

"Matthew Robins's incomparably eldritch shadow puppets: snipped with gothic delicacy from black paper, their crooked fingers reach directly into your imagination."  Timeout

I made a series of shadow puppet sequences for the 2010 National Theatre production of Beauty and the Beast, directed by Katie Mitchell and written by Lucy Kirkwood.  

I also made some paper cut-out portraits of the cast for the programme:

the word "back" in cut-out black letters on a white background
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