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The Little Matchgirl (and Other Happier Tales)

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Over the Christmas period, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse will host Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Matchgirl (and Other Happier Tales), adapted for the stage by Joel Horwood and Emma Rice.

Emma Rice directs the show, which offers a magical world for adults and brave children alike, brought to life with music, puppetry and candlelight. Christmas also sees the return of the critically acclaimed play with music All the Angels – Handel and the First Messiah, from 6 December. Written by Nick Drake and directed by Jonathan Munby, All the Angels traces the incredible story of the world’s most popular choral work, Handel’s Messiah, from its first rehearsal in a Chester pub to the world stage.

  • Times vary
  • £10-£62

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Shakespeare's Globe
New Globe Walk, London, SE1 9DT
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Box office: 020 7401 9919

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