Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales
Paperback, 192 pages ISBN: 9781848425088Publication Date:
5 May 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook, 192 pages ISBN: 9781780017617Publication Date:
5 May 2016
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
First Staged:
Shoreditch Town Hall, London, 2014

Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales (stage version)

Adapted by Philip Wilson Original author Philip Pullman

Paperback £12.99£10.39

Ebook £12.99£10.39

What is that, trailing your footsteps, breathing softly down your neck?

Rediscover the magic and wonder of the original Grimm Tales, retold by master-storyteller Philip Pullman. In this stage version by Philip Wilson, you'll meet the familiar characters – Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel, Hansel and Gretel – and some unexpected ones too, such as Hans-My-Hedgehog, the Goose Girl at the Spring and the remarkable Thousandfurs.

Full of deliciously dark twists and turns, the tales come to life in all their glittering, macabre brilliance – a delight for children and adults alike.

These Grimm Tales, adapted for the stage by Philip Wilson from Philip Pullman's version of the original tales, were first performed as immersive storytelling experiences underneath Shoreditch Town Hall, London, in 2014, and Bargehouse on the South Bank in 2015. They also offer plentiful opportunities for youth theatres, schools and amateur companies looking for a vivid new version of the classic fairytales.

Blog Post: Philip Pullman and Philip Wilson on what makes the Grimm Tales work so well on stage: 'What we find in them is a wonderful freedom and zest, entirely unencumbered by likelihood. The most marvellous or preposterous or hilarious or terrifying events happen with all the swiftness of dreams.' Read more >>

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'A genuine delight… a compelling and brilliant collection for varying abilities, rich with imagination… gives teachers versions of these stories that would work with any year group'

Teaching Drama

'Beautifully done, and thrilling to stumble upon... atmospheric to the point of inspiring awe'


'A magic box of glittering surprises'

The Times
Paperback,192 pages ISBN: 9781848425088Publication Date:
5 May 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook,192 pages ISBN: 9781780017617Publication Date:
5 May 2016
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by Philip Pullman:

The Book of Dust – La Belle Sauvage
His Dark Materials

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