There Was An Old Woman

Information about suitability:

Accessible Family

Audience feedback

"This shoe show is a perfect fit. "
The Guardian

An Oily Cart production in association with the Southbank Centre

Following a Christmas run at the Southbank Centre in 2014, THERE WAS AN OLD WOMAN toured UK venues in 2015.

There’s a problem with shoes. They keep getting mixed up. That man has a welly on one foot, and a fluffy slipper on the other. The woman over there is wearing a flip flop and a football boot. Some people don’t have any shoes at all!  What’s going on? Has that woman who lives in a shoe got anything to do with this?

Help us find out in Oily Cart’s beautiful show for children from 3 to 5, their families and friends. Join us on a journey through the sights, scents textures and sounds of this multi-sensory Oily Cart Wonderland in the company of a live musician, and all sorts of shoes.

Production Credits

Performers Susannah Austin, Ellie Griffiths, Griff Fender

Musician & Co-Composer Lewis Floyd Henry

Writer & Director Tim Webb

Designer Claire de Loon

Composer & Musical Director Max Reinhardt

Stage Manager Deanne Jones

Production Manager Gareth Howells