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Hansel & Gretel – Derby Theatre

This fable is probably the most well-known fairy tale written by the German Brothers Grimm, first published in 1812. Hansel and Gretel are a young brother and sister kidnapped by a crafty cannibalistic witch living in the forest in a … Continue reading

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Hansel and Gretel- WNO, Birmingham Hippodrome

“Hansel and Gretel” is a Märchenoper (fairy tale opera) by nineteenth-century composer Engelbert Humperdinck, based on the eponymous Grimm brothers’ fairy tale . The first four rows of the stalls at the Hippodrome had been removed to accommodate a full … Continue reading

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