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The Gingerbread Man

© Mark Morreau

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Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is delighted to play host to Stuff and Nonsense Theatre Company’s new production of The Gingerbread Man. Following sell-out shows 3 Little Pigs, The Emperor’s New Clothes and Goldilocks & The 3 Bears; this unswervingly energetic and humorous company returns with a brilliant, brand-new adaptation of a classic children’s story.

Imagine being born in an oven and the first person you meet wants to dunk you in his tea! Follow the Gingerbread Man’s adventures as he finds his feet fast and sets off on the journey of a lifetime. Stuff and Nonsense apply their usual brilliance with a mix of puppetry, live action, specially composed music, humour and stunning staging in this exciting and pacey retelling of a well-loved classic tale.

Stuff and Nonsense is a spirited production company making inspiring theatre for bold adventurers. Led by Artistic Director Niki McCretton, the company works with children, families, artists and theatres across the globe to make memorable & rewarding shows. Founded in 2001, Stuff and Nonsense has created eight original artist-led productions, primarily contemporary and highly marketable adaptations of well-known tales. Since 2010 the company has delivered over 1800 performances to around a quarter of a million people (43,000 alone in 2016!). In April 2018 Stuff & Nonsense become an @HOME artist at The Point, Eastleigh.

The Gingerbread Man is at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds for two performances on Sun 17 Feb, 2pm and 4pm. Tickets are on sale at the Box Office, call 01284 769505, book online at www.theatreroyal.org or visit the theatre in person.