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The Little Matchgirl and Other Happier Tales – Bristol Old Vic

Writer: Joel Horwood Director: Emma Rice Designer: Vicki Mortimer  Composer: Stephen Warbeck Choreographers: Etta Murfitt & Annie-Lunette Deakin-Foster Reviewer: Leah Tozer On a cold Christmas Eve, a little match girl lights her last matches for warmth; imagining a home full of love, she keeps hope and herself alive for a little while longer. There are little match girls – alone, homeless, hopeless – all over ...

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The Princess and the Pea – Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Cast photo of The Princess and the Pea

Devised by The Company Writer: Kevin Dyer Director: Nina Hajiyianni Reviewer: John Roberts   As we step inside the familiar surroundings of Unity 1 ( the venue's larger space) we are instantly struck by a change in layout. For the first time in this reviewer's memory the space, which is usually end-on, has been reconfiguredinto traverse. This is the fourth ...

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The Princess And The Pea – Crucible Lyceum Studio, Sheffield

Writer: Mike Kenny Artistic Director: Wendy Harris Music: Oliver Birch Reviewer: Jim Gillespie   “The simple things you see are all complicated”, sang The Who, and Leeds-based company tutti frutti would probably endorse this. Their Christmas offering at the Crucible Studio takes Hans Christian Anderson’s well-loved fairy tale of The Princess and the Pea, and tweaks it into a commentary ...

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