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"Shows for young children by the visionary Theatre-Rites company are always a breath of fresh air"
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"Theatre-Rites is one of those rare companies who produce theatre for children which is also immensely satisfying for adults"
- The Guardian
"A company of genuine originality and flair"
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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

The Puppet Whisperer
The Broke 'N' Beat Collective
Hospitalworks
Bank On It
Recycled Rubbish
Catch Your Breath
Beasty Baby
Mojo
The Lost And Moated Land
Unfolding Andersen
Outside In
The Welcoming Party
Hang On
Lighten Up
Finders Keepers
Cellarworks
Millworks
In One Ear
Shopworks
Sleep Tight
Paradise
Salt
Mischief
Houseworks