Saturday, July 13

Tag: Amanda Dalton

A Little Princess – Theatre by the Lake
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A Little Princess – Theatre by the Lake

The retelling of a classic children's story provides the perfect family production for Christmas at Theatre by the Lake in Keswick. The World Premiere of A Little Princess at the Lake District theatre brings to life the magic of storytelling that touches the heart with the highs and lows of Sara Crewe's young life - the daughter of a British Army Captain and a low-cast Indian woman during the time of the uprising against Colonial rule. When Sara is brought to Lancashire, England for her education, the story of her life changes forever.  The original Frances Hodgson Burnett novel set in 1901 glamourises the British Empire, as we discovered in an interesting exhibition about the production in the first-floor bar and gallery space. However, Amanda Dalton's adaptation is set in ...