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It is Copenhagen on a bitterly cold New Year's Eve and a young match girl is unable to go home. She has sold nothing all day. In a desperate attempt to keep warm she strikes the very things she needs to sell. From within the flames she discovers a beautiful world.


Author: Hans Christian Andersen

Archive listings for The Little Match Girl

Work type: Kids show.


A magical and mischievous twist on this well-known tale, complete with puppetry, Christmas carols and audience interaction. It is Christmas Eve, snow litters the ground and the little girl is alone. She is desperate to get warm so she lights the matches that she has been selling. With each match she is transported by its warmth into the scenes behind the glass. She becomes a part of the festivities, meeting father Christmas, playing in the snow and eating the most delicious feast but with the light of each match they fade and are just beyond reach. Using their unique combination of visual storytelling, live music and object work, Moon On A Stick transform the stage into a stunning snowy spectacle. This beautiful, playful production is suitable for ages 3+ providing a perfect Christmas show for a younger audience and a joyful retelling of a winter classic.Company Moon on a Stick.
19 Feb 16Albany Theatre, Coventry :: V01930235589
listing details L0973368892
17 Feb 16Firestation Arts & Culture, Windsor :: V740
listing details L01169315100
13 Dec 15 to 16 Dec 15The Blue Elephant Theatre, Inner London :: V1259993386
listing details L0819698989
5 Dec 15 to 12 Dec 15Cryer Arts (formerly Charles Cryer Studio Theatre), Outer London :: V293
listing details L01032386332


Presented byArthur Pita. Adapted by Arthur Pita. Director Arthur Pita. Design Yann Seabra. Music Frank Moon. Lighting Ed Yetton.
18 Jan 14Watford Palace Theatre, Watford :: V55
listing details L01269886665


Company Dot & Ethel Theatre.
10 Dec 13 to 22 Dec 13The Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol :: V1322756877
listing details L0860194387


Age guidance 7+Company Dramatic Productions.
25 Jan 11 to 29 Jan 11Lighthouse (previously known as Poole Arts Centre), Poole :: V910
listing details L02025505352


Age 6+Producer Gavin Skerritt.
17 Apr 09Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
listing details L0574370529
26 May 07Norwich Puppet Theatre, Norwich :: V70
listing details L192027358


Company The Tiger Lillies. Director Dan Jemmet. Music Martyn Jacques. Design Dick Bird. Performer Bob Goody. Performer Laetitia Angot.
20 Feb 09 to 21 Feb 09Theatre Royal, Bath :: V854
listing details L1180845135
17 Feb 09 to 18 Feb 09Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry :: V156
listing details L01860587524


Company Gruppe 38. Director Catherine Poher. Design Philipe LeFebvre. Music Soren Sondberg. Other Paolo Cardona (adviser). Performer Bodil Alling. Performer Soren Sondberg. Performer Kim Kirkeby.
16 Jan 07 to 21 Jan 07Unicorn Theatre, Inner London :: V103615241
listing details L01647326914


Company Full House Theatre Company. Music Rebecca Applin.
15 Nov 05 to 16 Nov 05Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton :: V160
listing details L01743104101
5 Nov 05Swindon Arts Centre, Swindon :: V927
listing details L01094430281
29 Oct 05Mumford Theatre, Cambridge :: V22
listing details L0862634742
25 Oct 05Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes :: V752
listing details L01853241460
21 Oct 05Leighton Buzzard Theatre, Leighton Buzzard :: V13
listing details L0711736813
17 Sep 05Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds :: V76
listing details L1175137963


The Little Match Girl will be played on top of the Cinderella set.Director Kirstie Davis. Company Stage '65.
14 Dec 99 to 16 Dec 99Playhouse, Salisbury :: V923
listing details L0951903553

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