Hansel and Gretel archiveThe 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...


Ian Watson (accordion), Magnus Mehta (percussion), Lizzie Gutteridge (strings), Paul Johnson (woodwinds), Annette Badland (Narrator), Ned Costello (Hansel), Ayesha Dharker (Mum / Witch), Kate Donnochie (Ensemble), Chaya Gupta (Gretel), Rachel-Leah Hosker (Ensemble), Beruce Khan (Dad / Swanny), Phillip Olagoke (Ensemble), Lejaun Sheppard (Ensemble)


Author: Simon Armitage
Director(s): Nick Bagnall, Cory Hippolyte (assistant)
Music: Gary Yershon
Costume(s): Rae Smith, Ilona Karas (costume supervisor)
Design: Rae Smith
Musical Director: Magnus Mehta

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0448511352. Details of all Hansel and Gretel archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S01848872473

Archive Listings

8 Dec 23
7 Jan 24
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
West End, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive


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