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Hansel and Gretel (stage version)
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854594839Publication Date:
24 Nov 2000
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
First Staged:
Lyceum, Edinburgh, 1998

Hansel and Gretel (stage version)

By Stuart Paterson

Paperback £8.99£7.19

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An imaginative reworking of the children's classic, from the UK's leading author of plays for young audiences.

Hansel and Gretel stumble upon a colourful circus family but are tricked into following their new friends to the wicked witch's candy-covered lair. Hansel is given over to the witch in return for the imprisoned father of the circus family. But Gretel won't give in and frees her brother in the same way. Helped by Orin the Faerie-King and the mysterious Monkey-boy, the children defeat the witch with a combination of kindness and courage.

Stuart Paterson's play Hansel and Gretel was first staged at the Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, in 1998.

Press Quotes

'There are certain shining constants in the work of Stuart Paterson. His profound and funny re-workings of ancient fairy-tales will always have a Manichean battle between good and evil, a deep sense of how the morality and inner strength of children may develop, and the absolute, ringing assertion that evil feeds on fear and must be defeated by kindness and courage'

Scotsman

'In the fullness of time, I think Stuart Paterson's modern pantomimes may come to be seen as one of the outstanding legacies of Scottish Theatre'

Guardian
Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854594839Publication Date:
24 Nov 2000
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Stuart Paterson:

The Princess and the Goblin
Puss in Boots
Kensuke's Kingdom (stage version)
Treasure Island (stage version)
King of the Fields
The Jungle Book (Stuart Paterson stage version)
Beauty and the Beast (Lyceum Theatre version)
Cinderella (stage version)
The Snow Queen
Merlin the Magnificent
The Sleeping Beauty

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