Nursery rhyme fun for children in Wellingborough

Old Mother Hubbard and Her Cupboard
Old Mother Hubbard and Her Cupboard
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A show for children based on a classic nursery rhyme can be seen at The Castle Theatre in Wellingborough.

Garlic Theatre’s brand new show Old Mother Hubbard and Her Cupboard is ideal for three to seven-year-olds. It is a warm-hearted story about an old woman and her dancing dog told with traditional glove puppets can be seen at 11am and 2pm on Saturday May 7.

Join Old Mother Hubbard as she clatters about her kitchen hanging out the washing and making breakfast with her dancing dog Oscar at her side.

Their little world of friendship and harmony is interrupted by the squeaking of a little mouse in the cupboard and the fleeting appearance of a mysterious furry paw.

Both are thrilled when they get an invitation to a party, but who sent it and why is it in the deep dark woods?

Beautifully crafted glove puppets, folk music and enchanting storytelling combine in this interactive comedy.

The same company has bought other shows to the venue including Shoe Kangaroo and the Big Bad Boot, Billy Goats Gruff and There’s A Monster in My Piano.

The company specialise sin creating theatrical experiences for young children and say their shows are an ideal introduction to the theatre medium.

Tickets to this production are priced £5 for adults and £7 for under-16s, plus one adult comes for free with every under 16 ticket purchased.

They can be purchased by calling the box office on 01933 270 007. Alternatively, visit the website www.thecastle.org.uk