A magical Hoglets play for Winter.

A winter tale of magic, trolls and love overcoming all!

Hoglets Theatre presents a special Christmas show for our strange times.

Based on the Norwegian folk story East of the Sun and West of the moon, this beautiful tale has been lovingly rewritten to become a magical theatre experience.
Using live music, puppetry and immersive storytelling Hoglets theatre weave this tale of kindness, magic and love overcoming adversity.

Suitable for children aged 4-11 years old.

Running time: approx 30 minutes.

Download the song

You can listen to or download a copy of the original song from The Snow Bear here:


THE SNOW BEAR can be booked for your library, school, group or venue.

Each show booked can also be accompanied by a shadow puppet making workshop, which lets your children learn how the beautiful puppets and magical effects in the show were created and then make them for themselves.

For information and bookings please get in touch >


  • Clotha – Gemma Sharp
  • Christopher – Toby Gordon


  • Written by Gemma Sharp
  • Costume by Julia Smith
  • Music by Andy Curry

Special thanks to:

  • Lyndsay Glover – York Explore Libraries
  • Lara Pattison
  • Judith Hope – puppeteer
  • Little Angels Theatre
  • Onceupona Children’s Festival

Praise for our previous productions

"My son loved the show! It was perfect for him, you were all so great! 🙂 We'll definitely be back for more! "
Sea Storm in a Teacup - a new Hoglets play by Gemma Curry
"With gorgeous mermaid puppets, shadow play, and music on toy saxophones, squeezeboxes and kazoos, this production is truly accessible and inspiring to young audiences"