Children’s classic is spun on to the stage


One of the most beloved fairy tales of all time is spun into a theatrical experience for children later in the week.

Rumplestiltskin is coming to Leighton Buzzard Library Theatre on Friday, April 8 for a show designed for youngsters aged three to eight.

Auntie spins as hard as she can to make the wool for the King’s special jumper.

But the royals are out of cash, the girl who is helping is useless at spinning, and the Prince just wants to be a shepherd.

Everyone gets their threads in a twist and then before you know it, Rumpel-you-know-who steps in.

Who is he? Where does he come from and can they guess his real name before he gets them all in a spin?

The show is a woolly wonderland of a show with spinning, weaving, lively puppetry, music and storytelling.

The show is part of a UK tour put together by by Ripstop Theatre and Norwich Puppet Theatre.

The 45-minute show has no interval.

There will be two performances of the show, one starting at 11.30am and another at 2.30pm.

Tickets for the show cost £7.50 for adults and £6 for concessions.

They can be booked by visiting or by calling 0300 300 8305.

To find out more about the show and the theatre company putting it on, visit www.