Teresa Grimaldi : Ice Cream Lady and friend

Teresa Grimaldi

Ice cream lady and friend

from "Puppets in the Chines" (1998) - an educational performance about the Chines on the Isle of Wight commissioned by Island 2000


Based on an encounter with a real life opera singing, knife throwing ice cream lady- An Ice Cream Lady travels from Chine to Chine in her Ice Cream Van encountering and conversing with different characters who tell her stories of the Chines. She has her regulars:- the Geologist, the Archaelogist, the Botanist and the Smuggler. The ice cream van gets transported back in time as she joins the regulars on their adventures in the Chines.