VenueShakespeare's Globe Theatre
Other spaces: Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, Inigo Jones, Globe Education Centre Theatre (Park Street)
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From8th December 2023
To7th January 2024
What is currently on at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (V165)

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and GretelT0448511352

Archive :: production:T0448511352, play:S01848872473, venue:V165

Production details

The boy's name was Hansel. The girl's name was Gretel. The dad was a woodcutter. The mum was a bread maker. In the rubble of their war-torn village, the woodcutting dad and the breadmaking mum decide that the only chance they have to give their children a safer life is to lead them - and leave them - in the woods. Left to fend for themselves, Hansel and Gretel's plans to find their way home get side-tracked, quite literally, by a trail of treats too good to resist and a strange old lady with a plan of her own...


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Author Simon Armitage
Director Nick Bagnall
Director Cory Hippolyte (assistant)
Music Gary Yershon
Costume Rae Smith
Design Rae Smith
Costume Ilona Karas (costume supervisor)
Musical Director Magnus Mehta
Performer Ian Watson (accordion)
Performer Magnus Mehta (percussion)
Performer Lizzie Gutteridge (strings)
Performer Paul Johnson (woodwinds)
Performer Annette Badland (Narrator)
Performer Ned Costello (Hansel)
Performer Ayesha Dharker (Mum / Witch)
Performer Kate Donnochie (Ensemble)
Performer Chaya Gupta (Gretel)
Performer Rachel-Leah Hosker (Ensemble)
Performer Beruce Khan (Dad / Swanny)
Performer Phillip Olagoke (Ensemble)
Performer Lejaun Sheppard (Ensemble)
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