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2/23/2022 10:30:00 AM 2/23/2022 10:30:00 AM

Imagine being born in an oven and the first person you meet wants to dunk you in his tea!   Come and see the adventure of the deliciously-smelling Gingerbread Man and meet the brav...

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The Gingerbread Man

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  • 23-Feb-2022 27-Feb-2022
The Gingerbread Man
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  • Tickets: Adults & Children from £10 + *£1.50 transaction fee applies to phone & online bookings.

Imagine being born in an oven and the first person you meet wants to dunk you in his tea!   Come and see the adventure of the deliciously-smelling Gingerbread Man and meet the bravest biscuit of all time!    

Stuff and Nonsense apply their usual brilliance with a mix of puppetry, live action, great music, humour and a stunning staging of this well-loved classic tale.    

Suitable for 3+ (no scary bits) just don’t turn up hungry!  

Now run, run, as fast as you can, you need to get tickets to catch this Gingerbread Man!   

Created with public funding from Arts Council England, support from The Berry Theatre, Hedge End & The Point Eastleigh, with additional support from Salisbury Playhouse and The Lyric Theatre Bridport. 

“just brilliant: an innovative, musically and theatrically skilled show” - Brighton and Hove News 

Performances: Wed 23 – Sun 27 February 

Approx. 60 mins in Polka’s Main Theatre. 

Times vary, please visit polkatheatre.com for more details and information about access performances. 

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Venue details

Polka Theatre
240 The Broadway, Wimbledon SW19 1SB

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