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Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron – Gilded Ballon Patter Hoose
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Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron – Gilded Ballon Patter Hoose

Theatre Fideri Fidera is an Anglo-Swiss theatre company, and their production of Will Tell and the Big Bad Baron aims to shed a UK limelight onto the famous European character, Wilhelm Tell, the “Swiss Robin Hood”, probably most famous to laypeople for shooting an apple off a child's head with a crossbow. This children's play refocuses the story around his daughter, Wilhelmina Tell (Natasha Granger) who disguises herself as a night and embarks on a quest against the evil Baron Boris von Bummelkrachenhofer (Jack Faires) to rescue her father and the Baron's daughter Edeltraut (Jack Faires) from the evil man and his crow (Jack Faires). Image: Chloe Nelkin Consulting The workmanlike script is elevated by Colin Granger's direction, and the enthusiastically over-the-top performances by...