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The Little Matchgirl (And Other Happier Tales)
Information for The Little Matchgirl (And Other Happier Tales) at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, West End (Play). Struggling to keep warm on the freezing winter streets, our impoverished heroine begins to strike her dwindling stock of matches. Each match she strikes conjures a new story, and while it burns she escapes into an enchanting world of magic and mystery. Inspired by the beautiful Hans Christian Andersen tales, we follow her through the spell-binding stories of The Princess and the Pea, The Emperor's New Clothes and Thumbelina. For adults and brave children alike this will be a truly remarkable theatre experience, full of music, laughter, puppetry and magic which asks us to consider the true meaning of Christmas spirit. Sam Wanamaker
Age Advisory: 8+
Performers Niall Ashdown, Edie Edmundson, Kezrena James, Guy Hughes, Katy Owen, Karl Queensborough, Elizabeth Westcott, Dave Johnsy (musician), Alex Heane (musician), Jon Gingell (musician).
Author Hans Christian Andersen. Adapted by Joel Horwood. Adapted by Emma Rice. Producer Shakespeare's Globe. Author Joel Horwood. Adapted by Emma Rice. Director Emma Rice. Design Vicki Mortimer. Music Stephen Warbeck. Choreographer Etta Murfitt. Director Sarah Wright (puppet director). Design Lyndie Wright (puppet designer).

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Tuesday, 27th March 2018 to Saturday, 21st April 2018.
19:30. Mar 29, 31, Apr 3, 6 Mats 14:00
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The Little Matchgirl (And Other Happier Tales) at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, West EndQTix Codes:
Listing: L135040560
Production: T527005872
Event: S709035688
Venue: V165
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