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Making inspiring theatre for bold adventurers!
"Stuff and Nonsense make the world a better place." - Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch, Doctor Who)
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"Stuff and Nonsense make the world a better place." - Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch, Doctor Who)
"A must see for the whole family" - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Emperor's New Clothes
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"A must see for the whole family" - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Emperor's New Clothes
"One of the most delightful ways to while away 50 minutes" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
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"One of the most delightful ways to while away 50 minutes" 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
"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
"Enchants the child in every adult" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
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"Enchants the child in every adult" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
"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
"They've done it again - a simple tale, enchantingly told." - The Stage
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"They've done it again - a simple tale, enchantingly told." - The Stage
"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 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
"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
"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

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

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Puppet Panto
Christmas 2018

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?!

The Gingerbread Man

The Gingerbread Man
Christmas 2018/19

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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The Enormous Turnip
Autumn 2018

Living in their tiny shed amongst the garden tools, Mr and Mrs Chickweed’s prize-winning vegetables have taken over everything! Before they retire, they can’t resist planting one last seed!

But no one knew that a vegetable could grow bigger than the cat, the dog and you and me put together! It’s gigantic, it’s roots are under the house and it’s taking over!

other great stuff

The Emperor’s New Clothes

Stuff and Nonsense present a brand new romp through a classic, eccentric tale, telling the story of an Emperor who loves clothes more than anything. But despite a wardrobe the size of Paris he hasn’t got a stitch to wear!

Three Little Pigs

3 Little Pigs

Building your own home is not as easy as it looks. For instance, what is the best material to use, will it be wind proof, will it be Wolf Proof! There’s only one way to find out…

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