Currently Touring

Eggs on Legs

Touring from July 2019. Meet a family of zany Eggs on Legs, living in a lost pocket of the globe. One day the wind blows a huge egg into their tree and they are excited to play with it. But what happens if it hatches and can they protect it from the slithery snake? For ages 3 - 8

3 Little Pig Tails

A brand new version of the classic story set in Paris, where a grumpy old wolf is a chef who sets out to find some pigs' tails for his soup. Funny and warmhearted to make you squeal with laughter, bristling with puppets, live music and lots of joining in. For ages 3 - 7

Jack and the Beans Talk

Is it a dream or did I hear a talking bean? A fresh and funny retelling of the traditional story and an ideal gentle introduction to theatre. For ages 3 - 7

Little Red Robin Hood

A long time ago in a deep dark wood, lived a brave strong lad who loved Grandma's pud and his name was Little Red Robin Hood. A funny slapstick glove puppet show. For ages 4 - 8

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The simple story of three hungry goats and a grumpy old troll, told with a gentle ecological message. Watch out for the dance of the goats, the flying troll and loads and loads of rubbish... For ages 3 - 6

Christmas with The Three Billy Goats Gruff

What happens on Christmas Eve when the Troll is fishing for his dinner...? Join Garlic Theatre by this little stream in Sweden to find out!

George and the Dragon

In Garlic Theatre's award winning production, a delicious mix of wit, humour and inventiveness combine to celebrate one of the most famous medieval legends of all time. For ages 5 - 9

Can Fish Drink Tea?

HMS Teabag is about to set sail. Take your seats for the watery journey of a submarine in the street. Roll up for the adventures of a barbie in a fish and the sweet revenge of a teabag. A street performance for all the family

Past Shows

Old Mother Hubbard

Garlic Theatre delight children and adults alike with a spicy blend of slapstick and folk humor in this fresh and funny adaptation. For ages 3 - 7

Shoe Kangaroo and the Big Bad Boot

Garlic Theatre take you on a fantastical journey to the island of lost shoes. Magical transformations and beautifully crafted shoe puppets combine in this bizarre, funny, poetic and imaginative show. For ages 4 - 9

There's a Monster in my Piano

An offbeat jazzy tale, with puppets, clowning, animation and a very highly strung monster indeed. For ages 4 - 9

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

A bewitching tale, full of mystery and enchantment, with a wonderful blend of physical theatre, humour and technical wizardry. For ages 4 - 9


Fiddlesticks is the magical journey of a playful violin with legs who breaks free from his strings and leads us into a world of musical fantasy. For ages 4 - 7

The Magnificent Flying Machine

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. For ages 4 - 8

The Forgotten Tailor

A person' life is like a suit. This heartfelt story spanning two continents tells the story of Mark's quest to find out about his father when he travels to the Pitman Tailor's shop in Lahore. For adults.

Flea Circus

Let the fleas dance, the actors scratch, and the audience. gasp at the smallest performers in the world performing death-defying acts of bravery. Do not worry, our fleas are fully trained and are safely contained all times...

Sindbad the Sailor

Old man Sindbad unfolds the story of his miraculous voyages… how he was tossed on the winds of fortune to ride on the back of a whale, fly with the giant rokh bird, whose wings blot out the sun, and slip away from the slobbering ogre. For 4 - 9 years