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Look Mum, No Hands!

by Mimbre

physical-theatre-and-circus, children-and-family

A lighthearted yet poignant Daryl & Co and Mimbre co-production about friendship and growing up.

about the production

Look Mum, No Hands! is a Daryl & Co and Mimbre co-production. Look Mum, No Hands! is a tender tale of friendship and growing up. It explores a coming-of-age story about two friends testing their own boundaries. Together they explore freedom, taking risks and independence. They see how those things change, depending on who you are.

about the artist

Daryl & Co is a Disabled-led children's theatre company where collaboration and co-creation meet mischief and merriment. We make accessible theatre to delight young audiences and their families and we tour all over the country. Mimbre are a female-led producing company, creating delicate, breathtaking and highly-skilled acrobatic theatre for outdoor and unusual settings, touring nationally and internationally, with a strong digital presence.

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stage dimensions

width: 7 metres

height: 2 metres

depth: 4 metres

The show has access requirements and it is necessary for these to be met for the show to come to you. Please get in touch for our Tech and Access Riders.

Family audiences
School audiences
Disabled audiences: We are experienced in creating Relaxed Performances, suitable for Disabled audiences and can work with venues/festivals to support delivery.
Deaf audiences and people for whom English is not their first language: It is non-verbal and is highly visual in style, making it accessible without BSL/captions.
Rural audiences - This show is suitable for rural touring

“beautifully, hilariously and poignantly [shows] what can be achieved physically together with some trial and error!”

Andrew Miles of Birmingham PHAB camps

“it made me cry – very moving […] At first, they try to do everything the same, but learn to celebrate their differences.”


Completely utterly charming!


Integrated accessibility
The show is predominantly non-verbal
All performances are relaxed performances
Design: high colour contrasts between the set design and the performers' costumes to support audiences to distinguish the movement of the performers.

Inclusive Acrobatic Workshops

As part of the development of this production we also hosted an inclusive acrobalance residency developing acrobatic and acrobalance techniques for all bodies and abilities. You can watch a summary video of the residency at
If you are interested in booking workshops to go along with the show we are very happy to discuss options.