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Making inspiring theatre for bold adventurers!
"One of the most delightful ways to while away 50 minutes" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
2018-02-26T10:11:30+00:00
"One of the most delightful ways to while away 50 minutes" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
"They've done it again - a simple tale, enchantingly told." - The Stage
2018-02-26T10:09:02+00:00
"They've done it again - a simple tale, enchantingly told." - The Stage
"Outstanding children's theatre." - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Enormous Turnip
2018-02-26T10:05:09+00:00
"Outstanding children's theatre." - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Enormous Turnip
"Huge smiles all round, we haven’t stopped talking about it since!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
2018-02-26T10:10:03+00:00
"Huge smiles all round, we haven’t stopped talking about it since!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
"A must see for the whole family" - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Emperor's New Clothes
2018-02-26T10:09:23+00:00
"A must see for the whole family" - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Emperor's New Clothes
"Stuff and Nonsense make the world a better place." - Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch, Doctor Who)
2018-02-26T10:00:30+00:00
"Stuff and Nonsense make the world a better place." - Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch, Doctor Who)
"Enchants the child in every adult" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
2018-02-26T10:11:41+00:00
"Enchants the child in every adult" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
"Puppetry, live music and good old-fashioned charm are sprouting up left, right and centre" The Stage on The Enormous Turnip
2018-02-26T10:11:09+00:00
"Puppetry, live music and good old-fashioned charm are sprouting up left, right and centre" The Stage on The Enormous Turnip
"Wow wow wow! These productions are amazing! So funny, clever, totally entertaining" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Emperor's New Clothes
2018-02-26T10:10:17+00:00
"Wow wow wow! These productions are amazing! So funny, clever, totally entertaining" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Emperor's New Clothes
"A fabulous production, so cleverly put together!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
2018-02-26T10:09:48+00:00
"A fabulous production, so cleverly put together!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
"Can’t wait to see other performances. Sorry to say you're stuck with us now!!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
2018-02-26T10:11:54+00:00
"Can’t wait to see other performances. Sorry to say you're stuck with us now!!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
"A perfect introduction to theatre… absorbing and accessible" Plymouth Herald
2018-02-26T10:10:40+00:00
"A perfect introduction to theatre… absorbing and accessible" Plymouth Herald

making inspiring theatre for bold adventurers!

a little bit about us…

Stuff and Nonsense is a spirited production company making inspiring theatre for bold adventurers.

Led by Artistic Director Niki McCretton, we work with children, families, artists and theatres across the globe to make memorable and rewarding shows. Together we share the power of great imagination.

A little bit about Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company

stuff touring now

The Man Who Wanted to be a Penguin Logo

The Man Who Wanted to be a Penguin
December 2019 and touring Spring 2020

This joyful show celebrates individuality through some cracking puppetry, beautifully crafted songs and even the chance to learn a new language!

The Elves and the Shoemaker Logo

The Elves and the Shoemaker
Christmas 2019 and touring 2020

Are you ready for shoes made of bread… shoes that can make you dance… feather shoes that tickle your feet until you can’t stop laughing? The Elves and The Shoemaker is here with puppets, music, comedy and tonnes of bonkers shoes!

Puppet Panto logo

Puppet Panto
Christmas 2019

When a bunch of puppets put on a show, how will they cope when everything starts to go wrong? What will they do to make sure the show can go on?!

Join our company of puppets on a bold and hilarious adventure full of mishaps, comedy and song. Can you help them solve their problems and put on a brilliant show?!

other great stuff

The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man

Imagine being born in an oven and the first person you meet wants to dunk you in his tea! The adventures of the deliciously smelling Gingerbread Man – the bravest biscuit of all times!

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