Monkey Trousers Theatre

Monkey Trousers Theatre is a Bristol-based theatre company performing original plays and storytelling adventures for children and their families using live action storytelling, comedy, slapstick and puppetry. Join them on an adventure in the exciting world of Mr Gotalot’s Gotalot Shop! For more information and latest show dates check our website , our Facebook page Monkey Trousers Theatre or follow us on Twitter @monkey_trousers .

Monkey Trousers Theatre is a Bristol-based theatre company producing and performing original plays for families and schools.

Our main show, the theatrical sitcom Mr Gotalot’s Gotalot Shop, has been running since April 2015.

Our spin-off interactive storytelling adventures for younger children Mr Gotalot’s Pop Up Shop runs monthly at various venues for preschoolers.

Mr Gotalot’s Gotalot Shop

Need something new? Step inside the magical Gotalot Shop where you can buy anything and everything, and meet the friendly puppet shopkeeper Mr Gotalot, who is aided by the ever-eager shop boy Sidney. Will they be able to provide their customers with what they need before the conniving landlady Ms Barnet arrives to collect her rent?

Customers stepping through those hallowed doors have been: Super Alan, a struggling superhero, in The Pants of Power; Captain Andromeda, a space explorer, in The Snot Rocket; Professor Von Stroopwaffell, Mad Scientist in training, in The Chinchilla Thriller; Muggins the Dwarf, Santa’s very first elf substitute, in Santa School; Hairy Mary Berry in The Great British Cheese Off: Detective Shirley Lock in our crime caper, The Cheese Burglar and The Time Master in The Crystal Cheese.

Want to join in the fun? Check out our upcoming shows, dates and booking information on our website.

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Mr Gotalot’s Gotalot Shop

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The original theatrical sitcom for families brings puppetry, comedy, songs and storytelling to the families of Bristol and the South West. In Mr Gotalot’s magical Gotalot Shop you can buy everything and anything that you could ever think of. Aided by his ever eager shop boy, Sidney, Mr Gotalot does everything he can to help an eclectic selection of customers who come to find help in his shop. Can they send their customers away happy before the meddling cantankerous landlady, Ms Barnet, turns up to spoil everything. For more information and latest show dates, check our website –

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Mr Gotalot’s Pop-Up Shop

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Interactive storytelling adventures for 1 to 6 year olds! Love the Gotalot Shop! Well, guess what? Mr Gotalot needs some help! Sidney, the usual shop assistant is on holiday, and Mr Gotalot just needs to pop down to the basement for a bit of a tidy up. Will you mind the shop for him? It’ll be very quiet. Ding-a-ling-a-ling! There goes the shop bell. Which of Mr Gotalot’s crazy customers will it be? The struggling superhero, the stranded space explorer or the mad scientist in training! With puppets, singing, dancing and games galore, join Monkey Trousers Theatre on a fantastic new interactive adventure for 1 to 6 year olds. For more information, booking and show dates, please check our website

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