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