Fairytales for Grown-ups: Grim Grimms

Fairytales for Grown-ups: Grim Grimms

7 no. saves icon · Contemporary Drama, Poetry & Spoken Word, Cabaret

Sometimes the cost of a broken promise is to pay with your life…

Overview

Gothic, stark and beguiling – Ben Haggarty ventures into the wild side of fairytale to haul four lesser-known Grimm tales out of the nursery and back into the dark and full-blooded realm of fairytales for grown-ups. This is brimful of forbidden doors, magical transformations, betrayal, comeuppance, and talking skulls.

The fairytales collected by the Brothers Grimm are like half remembered rituals – full of vitality, meaning and inklings, the importance of which remain tantalisingly out of reach.

Fresh, hypnotic, and sometimes downright comedic, Ben Haggarty blends the spontaneity and physicality of a master storyteller with Sherry Robinson’s exquisite cello, harp and accordion.

Age Recommendation: 14+

Date & time

Show ended
Mon 28 Oct, 8pm
Runtime: 2 hrs 5 mins

Venue

21 Dean St W1D 3NE London, UK · Get Directions

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