Sunday, May 19

Tag: Hans Christian Andersen

The Snow Queen – Iris Theatre
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The Snow Queen – Iris Theatre

One of the post popular festive tales, Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen, is brought into your homes from the Iris Theatre, in their first livestreamed production. We are trying to get to the right destination to begin the story Holly wants to read to Pip. The audience are asked to find magic ingredients, and to help thaw a frozen book. The story of the Snow Queen, left out in the cold by her sisters of the spring, summer and autumn, is well known. Stuck in her ice palace, her heart is frozen solid and closed to friendship or compassion. This is a complex story but has been adapted well for pre-schoolers. Leda Douglas keeps the interest throughout as she infuses the young audience with her joyful enthusiasm. Participation is requested at every turn, from changing the weath...