Hansel and Gretel
A co-production with Kneehigh
Times are tough for the family in the wood
They'd eat like kings if they only could
But hunger gnaws - famine stalks the land
Something quite wicked has the upper hand!
Poor mother and father must do "what is best"...
And Hansel and Gretel will be put to the test!
Armed with their very last slice of bread
Will they eat to survive or leave a trail home instead?
Original, intelligent and funny...Hansel and Gretel is on another level.' 10/10 Bristol Evening Post
'Finger-licking fun' **** The Daily Mail
'...full of merry grotesquerie' **** The Guardian
'...this often madly creative troupe is bidding 2009 goodbye with a raucous and skillfully rough-hewn slant on a familiar fairytale' *** The Times
'...festive featrical feast of fun for the fearless family' **** Venue
Let the irrepressible Kneehigh Theatre take you by the hand and lead you into deepest part of the forest! Prepare for a world of darkness, wit and wonder, of earthy delights and crooked shadows. A world that is sweet but never sugary.
This tender, tasty and terrifying re-telling of the classic story is told through lively music, rough poetry, the most amazing gadgets and gizmos... and with the help of some rather unlucky rabbits.
For children and brave adults everywhere.