Winter’s Tales with Jamie Glover

Monday 18 Dec, 6.00pm

Winter’s Tales with Jamie Glover
Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales
by Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Tiina Nunnally

Actor and director Jamie Glover, known for his extensive stage and television work, reads much-loved Hans Christian Andersen classics incuding The Emperor’s New Clothes and Thumbelina.

Recommended for ages 6+. 

Photograph of Jamie Glover © Charlie Carte

Theatre includes: What’s In A Name? (Birmingham Rep); The Rehearsal, An Ideal Husband, If Only (Chichester Festival Theatre); Donkey’s Years (Rose Theatre Kingston); Noises Off (Old Vic/Novello); Antigone (Southwark Playhouse); The Chalk Garden (Donmar Warehouse); Twelfth Night (Houghton Hall); Come Blow Your Horn (Royal Exchange); All’s Well That Ends Well, Edward III, The Island Princess, The Roman Actor (RSC); The Man Who Had All The Luck, The Shawl (Sheffield Crucible); The Novice (Almeida); The Invention Of Love(Theatre Royal Haymarket); Henry V (Newbury Theatre Watermill); Hamlet(Norwich Playhouse).

Film includes: Woody Allen London Project, These Foolish Things, Sacred Life, Closing Numbers, Age of Treason, The Whisper and The Reef. Television includes: Agatha Raisin, Endeavour, Dr Who: An Adventure in Space and Time, Father Brown, Holby City, Waterloo Road, Trial and Retribution XVII, Midsomer Murders, Elizabeth I, New Tricks, Born and Bred, Casualty, Heart of the Valley, In My Life and The Thing About Vince.

Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen, translated by Tiina Nunnally
Texts and Translator’s Note copyright © Tiina Nunnally, 2004 Editorial material © Jackie Wullschlager, 2004 First published 2004 by the Penguin Group. Penguin Books Ltd, 80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL Tinder Box: Pages 5 to 11; Thumbelina: Pages 33 to 43; The Emperor’s New Clothes: Pages 91 to 95; The Fir Tree; Pages 163 to 171.
Reproduced by permission of Penguin Books Ltd

Winter’s Tales is supporting Give a Book, a local charity gifting books to a wide range of people who might otherwise not have access to them in schools, prisons and other organisations. Winter’s Tales will also help to raise funds and awareness for the Kensington and Chelsea Foundation Grenfell Tower fund. The K&C Foundation is an independent local charity and 100% of the money it receives for the fund will support the residents who lived in Grenfell Tower and others affected from the local community.

With your ticket to any event in the Winter’s Tales series you can: Come and meet Santa in our Christmas Grotto. Create your own Christmas tree decorations. Stock up on stocking fillers in our pop-up book shop. Enter our Christmas story-writing competition. And enjoy mulled wine or spiced apple juice in our magical underground wonderland.

Print Room at the Coronet Little Writers Competition

As part of our Winter’s Tales storytelling festival, children in Key Stages 1, 2 and 3 are invited to enter an original short story into our Little Writers Competition. The story can be on any subject, and must fit on one A4 page. Handwritten and typed entries will be accepted. For each group, a first prize and a runner-up prize will be awarded. All winning stories will be published here, on our website. Prize winners will receive books from Lutyens & Rubinstein, a chocolate goody-bag and a signed certificate.

Entries should be emailed to The deadline for entries is midnight on 31 December 2017. Winners will be announced in January.

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