Old Mother Hubbard has a cupboard full of charm

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GARLIC Theatre’s wonderful production of children’s favourite Old Mother Hubbard comes to Hemel’s Old Town Hall this Saturday and is an ideal first theatrical experience for three to six year olds.

But don’t worry if you’re a little bit older than that because adults too will be delighted by the spicy blend of slapstick and folk humour in this fresh and funny adaptation, with well-crafted glove puppets, singing teapots and a feast of musical treats.

And just in case you need reminding of the story – 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?

A dotty old woman takes you on a nursery rhyme journey as she clatters about in her kitchen with her dancing dog sniffing out trouble in the most unlikely places.

Founded in 1997 Garlic Theatre is a visual theatre company that uses image, puppet animation, movement and live music to create theatre productions of artistic excellence.

Their aim is to challenge, entertain and stimulate people of all ages through work which encourages imaginative play and develops new awareness of the power of puppet animation.

The company specialises in thought provoking work for young people which is also stimulating and exciting for adults.

Garlic Theatre’s production of children’s show Old Mother Hubbard comes to the Old Town Hall Theatre, Hemel Hempstead on Saturday, May 19 at 2.30pm.

Call the box office on 01442 228091 for tickets or go online at www.oldtownhall.co.uk.