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Big Up cast, Jack Hobbs, Clarke Edwards, Dorcas Sebuyange, Iestyn Evans, on set

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).

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Lighten Up
Siyanda, Protector of Plants
The Welcoming Party - MIF
Millworks
The Welcoming Party - Ruhrtriennale
Rubbish
Sleep Tight
Paradise
Shopworks
Cellarworks
Hang On
Houseworks
Mischief
The Broke 'N' Beat Collective
Catch Your Breath
The Puppet Whisperer
Mojo
Beasty Baby
Outside In
The Lost And Moated Land
Finders Keepers
Recycled Rubbish
Bank On It
In One Ear