by Rafe Beckley


Here’s a new way to make friends with some of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales – some you might know, and some you can fall in love with for the first time. Four of Andersen’s stories – The Emperor’s new clothes; What Father does always turns out alright; Big Claus and Little Claus; and The Nightingale – have been newly translated and adapted for the stage by Rafe Beckley and are ready to enchant children aged 4+, and adults of all ages, once again. An enjoyable hour of classic storytelling theatre.



The play is for four or more performers, of any gender and any age.


The Times review for Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales

My three-year-old […] also enjoyed the low-theatre approach of Red Table Theatre’s retelling of some of Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales. With some changes in costume, the odd bit of puppetry and a few bursts into Danish song, the cast of four make these tales come to life. – The Times


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