KIDS STAGE 2018
Uncle Podger’s Hat
by Mike Hirschbach
Uncle Podger’s Hat is a sophisticated and beautifully structured show that combines Hirschbach’s skills at juggling, unicycling and physical comedy with
Children of all ages are delighted by Hirschbach’s ‘tricks' that include playing a saw, conducting and whistling the William Tell Overture, and being kissed by a jack-in-the-box gone nuts - while presented within the gentle, nostalgic context of an adult telling a story about his mentor, his crazy, eccentric Uncle Podger.
“Hirschbach is at the peak of his powers in this finely crafted piece of work."
-Elissa, Alderney Gate
“The show is a series of anecdotes about Uncle Podger and his wacky ways, brought to life through gentle storytelling and
– Michael Lake, The Coast