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Hansel & Grettel


  • Playwright

    Paul Boyd (2) 

  • Synopsis

    Hansel and Grettel are tearaway children whose parents decide to leave them alone in the forest overnight to teach them a lesson. There they arrive at a house made of sweets, only to be locked up by a witch. They escape with the help of Fats the frog and a bird called Gregory Peck.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Avis Laura Hughes
Florence Nightingale Laura Hughes
The Witch Laura Hughes
Hansel Kennedy Boyd
Gregory Peck John Davis
Gretel Tara Flynn
Fats the Frog Laurence Connor
Francis Drake Laurence Connor
Hertz Laurence Connor
Production Team  
Director Karl Wallace
Designer Gary McCann
Lighting Designer David Coyle
Choreographer Rachel O'Riordan
Stage Manager Angela McClune
Stage Manager Emily Thomas
Stage Manager Matthew Faris
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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Paul Boyd Music

  • Address

    100 Loopland Drive
    Belfast, BT6 9DX
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 90502235

  • Email


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Source Of Information

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