Hansel and Gretel

written by Lucy Kirkwood
devised by Katie Mitchell and Lucy Kirkwood
based on the story recorded by the Brothers Grimm


This production ran at the National from 7 December 2012 to 26 January 2013.

Hansel and Gretel Original artwork by Helen Musselwhite

    May 2015

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