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Garlic Theatre is an international award winning Puppet Company based in Norfolk. Their innovative theatre work encourages imaginative play for the early years in schools and delights family audiences in the UK and around the world.

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little red robin hood omh

Touring from July 2017

A merry mix up in the forest involving a missing Red Riding Hood, a fluffy bunny, false teeth and a very confused wolf.

A brand new updated version of the classic story directed by Steve Tipday and ideal for ages 3 - 8. Watch out for new images and copy coming in the next few weeks...


Jack & The Beans Talk

Is it a dream or did I hear a talking bean?
A fresh and funny retelling of the traditional story
An ideal first theatrical experience for 3-7 year olds.




An ideal first theatrical experience for 3-8 year olds.

Old Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard to fetch her poor dog a bone, but when she got there, the cupboard was bare…Or was it?....
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Shoe Kangaroo & The Big Bad Boot

A fabulous imaginative treat for all ages over 4



Who's that trip trapping over my bridge.....
An ideal first theatrical experience for the under 6's

George & The Dragon


Our favourite show. An internationally acclaimed production with rod and glove puppets that has toured to 15 countries outside the UK.
A family show for all ages over 5.
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Can Fish Drink Tea?

Garlic Theatre's Street Theatre Show - Summer Touring Only

The watery adventures of a submarine in the street, a barbie in a fish and the sweet revenge of a teabag.

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Currently not touring

There's A Monster In My Piano

A jazzy tale full of strange noises, crotchets, minims and starring a very highly strung monster indeed! A family show for all ages over 4.

"A magical, musical, monsterrific masterpiece!"

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Garlic Theatre conjures a bewitching tale, full of mystery and enchantment, with its blend of physical theatre, humour and technical wizardry.  Puppets, mime and a dash of real magic will leave adults and children enthralled.

fid fid

A journey into the land of musical make believe where Fiddlesticks is the playful spirit of a violin who breaks free from his strings. A family show for all ages over 4.
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Directed by Steve Tiplady

Have you ever dreamed of having wings?
Follow the wacky adventures of Prof. Bix Horn as he flies by the seat of his pants and tries to build a flying machine out of the most unlikely things......
A family show for all ages over 4.
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The Forgotten Tailor



This adult show is currently in development. To watch a clip of the show and read more details please click here.


An eccentric and hilarious production with trumpet violin, masks and rod and shadow puppetry.


Shadow puppets, revolving sails, glove and rod puppets, dulcimer and talking drum create a beautiful and humorous celebration of the East.