The Tinderbox

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Cockpit Theatre
Gateforth Street, Inner London, Greater London NW8 8EH
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

A modern fairytale about sleeping beauties, violent soldiers, wild dogs and the perils of the nanny state; based on Hans Christian Andersen's 1835 story. The battlefield may change but is the war ever really over? Catherine's plays and translations have been seen at the Royal Court Theatre and Traverse Theatre. Her adaptations of The Jacket and Continuous Growth were award-winning, sold out productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Part of New Works. New Works is a collaboration between the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and Playwrights' Studio Scotland. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's annual groundbreaking new writing collaboration with Playwrights' Studio, Scotland returns. Three of Scotland's top playwrights have been commissioned to create new plays, working with the actors and directors of our world renowned Masters in Classical and Contemporary Text programme. Two out of three plays are performed each night:

Double bill with Healing Waters