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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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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

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