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Nov 9, 2014

Oily Cart Theatre Company was founded in 1981 to specialise in creating theatre for the under-5s, considered a challenging audience by most theatre groups. A few years later, it started to create theatre for children and young people with multiple and profound learning difficulties or on the autism spectrum, which is now a major strand of its work.

Oily Cart co-founder Tim Webb talks about the company's philosophy and methods and also specifically about the company’s Christmas show, There Was An Old Woman.

There Was An Old Woman runs at the Royal Festival Hall in London from 13 December 2014 to 4 January 2015 before touring to Warwick Art Centre, Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Gulbenkian Theatre Canterbury and Chichester Festival Theatre.

For more information about the company, see