A new Hoglets play by Gemma Curry.
Hallowe’en Fairytales – for the not-so-sweet-and-innocent!
Hoglets Theatre presents a deliciously dark, hilarious and imaginative new production, turning classic fairy tales on their heads, stealing what falls out of their pockets and running off into the forest laughing.
Expect wild characters, fantastical puppets, live music and a totally different look at some very familiar baddies.
FAIRIETOLD is a play designed especially for primary aged children (with recommended ages being 5-11 years old – but everyone is welcome).
Tues 29th October 2019 – 10am + 11.15am
For tickets: 01904 552 651 / in person
TANG HALL LIBRARY
Wed 30th October 2019 – 1.15pm + 2.45pm
For tickets: 01904 552655 / in person
YORK EXPLORE LIBRARY
Thur 31st October 2019 – 1.15pm + 2.45pm
For tickets: 01904 552 828 / in person
Behind the scenes
We know it’s fun to have a spy on what’s going into FAIRIETOLD so to keep you excited we’ll be posting up images from rehearsals, sneak peaks of new puppets and characters that will be joining us on our adventures!
Meet the Cast
Gemma is the founder of Hoglets Theatre. She worked as an actor in Film, Theatre and TV for over 15 years. She founded Hoglets storytelling classes in 2013, following the birth of her first child. Since then Hoglets has expanded to original theatre performances, tours, schools and festivals workshops. Gemma loves puppets, Shakespeare and Iron Man.
Lara joined Hoglets in 2018 for their sell-out play Sea Storm in a Teacup. An actor and physics teacher, her company Theatre of Science designs science communication shows for children and adults in the York area. She loves fossil hunting, baking and the colour green. www.theatreofscience.co.uk
Anna is an actress, writer and director with over 15 years of experience. She's worked with Hoglets (and prior to that was a regular collaborator with our grown-ups theatre sister company Hedgepig Theatre). You might remember her from our recent Hoglets show Sea Storm in a Teacup. Anna loves cats, poetry and podcasts.
Aimed at children aged 5-11 years old
Running time: approx 45 minutes
All children must be accompanied by a ticket-holding adult.
Babes in arms (0-2 years) free with a paying adult.
- Gemma Sharp – Witch 1, Old Woman, Red Riding Hood, Rumplestiltskin
- Lara Stafford – Witch 2, Gretel, Woodcutter, Amelia
- Anna James – Witch 3, Hansel, the Wolf, the King
- Written by Gemma Sharp
- Costume by Julia Smith
- Music by Andy Curry
Special thanks to:
Frances Postlethwaite and all at EXPLORE Libraries, Russell Dean at Strangeface Theatre