The Snow Queen Frozen in time
An image of an ice queen with a crown

The Snow Queen

Redgrave Theatre

Key Information
  • Dates Fri 29 Nov 2019 - Thu 12 Dec 2019
  • Location Redgrave Theatre
  • Evenings

    29 Nov, 6 Dec, 7 Dec 19:00

    30 Nov, 17:00

    8 Dec, 18:00

  • Matinees

    3-5, 10-12 Dec 10:00

    3-5, 7-8, 10-12 Dec 14:00


  • Ticket price

    £17.50 full | £12.50 concession

    School groups £8

  • On Sale

    The show will be on general sale from Tuesday 16 July

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Frozen in time... but help is on the way

Written by Hans Christian Anderson
Adapted by Theresa Heskins
Directed by Paul Clarkson
Designed by Bronia Housman

In a thrilling adaptation by Theresa Heskins of Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale, young Gerda guides us on her quest to save her best friend Kai from the clutches of the wicked Snow Queen.

In a small Danish village where children are encouraged to ‘forget fancy and fix on facts’ Gerda is convinced that her playmate is not lost forever and embarks on a bold mission through the seasons to rescue him, meeting on her way, a chatty crow, a clever Princess and a motley band of robbers and their talkative menagerie of pets. As she journeys across icy plains and dark forests, through the garden of forgetting, can Gerda save Kai from eternal winter and help him ‘find the words’ in order to turn back time?

A story of friendship, hope and hot chocolate, join Gerda on her adventure as she battles brigands, fends off enchanted flowers and confronts a Snowflake Chorus. A Christmas classic packed with music, dance and tobogganing, The Snow Queen is a family treat for all ages.

Considered suitable for all ages.

Image credit: Hide the Shark

Please note that the performance on Sunday 8th December at 2pm will be a relaxed performance. If you have any questions, get in touch with [email protected]

I’m constantly delighted by the talent, commitment and drive of our students. Their curiosity and joy in the work gives us all energy and keeps me on my toes! My goal is to ensure that their voices serve their acting - both in theatre and recorded media. They need to be able to project, learn accents, respond to a wide variety of texts and have a voice that is healthy and be able to sustain long tours and tough filming schedules. This involves them working extremely hard – but having fun as well. When the new students see the final year students in production for the first time I know they’ll come into class the next day fully understanding the high standard they’re working to achieve. Carol Fairlamb, Head of Voice