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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

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