Press Quotes

“Every joyful cry confirms that the rather super Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company has again hit pitch perfect in its innovative version of the Brothers Grimm fairytale.” The Stage 2011

“They’ve done it again delivering a simple tale, enchantingly told… Director Niki McCretton ensures the production bowls along at a sufficiently cracking pace to keep the audience enthralled throughout this accessible and hugely entertaining show.” The Stage 2012

“Joyful, hilarious and exciting …I fell in love with this show from the moment I saw the Shoemaker’s house” Ham & High 2012

“Yielding a volley of excited young screams from a full house of excited young people …this is pitched perfectly at youngsters and well recommended it comes” Somerset County Gazette 2011

“A wonderful gem that will appeal to children and adults alike” The Bournemouth Echo 2011

“Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company have done wonders here to give this traditional tale a fresh twist, without losing any of its original magic or heart-warming sentiment. The mix of two real actors and two cute-as-you-like puppets make for a lively format that keeps young children entertained for the whole show. Skilful puppetry by Marc Parrett [sees] the little elves wielding tiny shoe-making tools and rummaging amongst food boxes in a kitchen cupboard… A guaranteed hour of fun for children and their parents.” The Daily Echo 2011