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From our audience…

“It was awesome, epic.”
★★★★★

“It was our 4th experience of a Stuff and Nonsense production and, as always, it was fantastic!”
★★★★★

“We were enthralled from start to finish”
★★★★★

“One of the best performances I have seen in many years… I shall be on the look out for your future productions …and will be first in the queue to get my tickets – even if the kids can’t come!!!!”
★★★★★

“We loved it. You kept my 3 year old transfixed on her first trip to the theatre!”
★★★★★

“Our first experience of a Stuff & Nonsense show and we LOVED it! Can’t wait for another.”
★★★★★

“My son has many autistic traits & one thing we’ve…really struggled with is taking him to the theatre…He gets extremely distressed…at the very mention of going to see a play… Well, what a difference, following our excellent tour where we were shown where the lights & music are controlled…& were introduced to the fabulous actors & puppets, my son sat & was enthralled… watching my son brought tears to my eyes & when asked what he thought of the show, his reply was ‘It was awesome, epic’. [S&N] has really helped my son begin to overcome one of his big fears.”
★★★★★

From the press…

“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

“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

“Joyful, hilarious and exciting’, is how my eight-year-old co-reviewer described The Elves and The Shoemaker …my two chest-high know-it-all interns, who spent the bus journey discussing data capacity and USBs and worrying they’d find the show too juvenile roared with laughter along with the much smaller members of the audience, weren’t too cool to leap up and down during the brilliantly unsolicited audience participation and admired the puppetry with delight usually reserved only for online characters …I fell in love with this show from the moment I saw the Shoemaker’s house” – Ham & High

“Joyful, hilarious and exciting’, is how my eight-year-old co-reviewer described The Elves and The Shoemaker …my two chest-high know-it-all interns, who spent the bus journey discussing data capacity and USBs and worrying they’d find the show too juvenile roared with laughter along with the much smaller members of the audience, weren’t too cool to leap up and down during the brilliantly unsolicited audience participation and admired the puppetry with delight usually reserved only for online characters …I fell in love with this show from the moment I saw the Shoemaker’s house” – Ham & High

“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

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

“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… A guaranteed hour of fun for children and their parents.” – The Daily Echo

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