The challenge for the props team is to find all those unusual, as well as the everyday, objects that are needed to make the audience believe they are in the time and place of the play’s setting.

They have to find tea cups…….

and wings…..

hurdigurdies and US flags……… The monkey had an important role in building the set too.

“Inherit the Wind” (2015) directed by Sheila Carr

And sometimes they are moving so fast they are just a blur…….

Preparing the props at a rehearsal