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"Theatre-Rites is one of those rare companies who produce theatre for children which is also immensely satisfying for adults"
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"No matter your age, (Mischief) should leave you feeling stimulated, rib-tickled, lighter than when you walked in and glad to be alive"
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The Lost Glove

It’s that time of year when gloves get lost, and found…

Featuring the amazing handwork of Theatre Rites' puppeteers, the film tells a story of a timid glove lost in a big city - told with surprising use of found objects (3 minutes. 50 seconds).

Explore Our Past Work

Lighten Up
Houseworks
Tentworks
Finders Keepers
The Lost And Moated Land
Catch Your Breath
Shopworks
Cellarworks
Beasty Baby
The Puppet Whisperer
Unfolding Andersen
Outside In
The Thought That Counts
Millworks
Paradise
Hang On
Recycled Rubbish
Mischief
Rubbish
Salt
Bank On It
Mojo
In One Ear
Sleep Tight