Hans Christian Andersen’s first ever children’s story is about two people who find each other in a rough tough world – although, like winter, nothing lasts forever.
The Studio, Edinburgh Festival Theatre
7th – 23rd December 2017
An adaptation by acclaimed writer of young person’s theatre Mike Kenny (The Railway Children), with award-winning Russian puppet designer Victor Nikonenko. Directed by Garry Robson with performances from Robert Gale, Caroline Parker, Joe Brown and original music and live performances from Novasound – the writing partnership of award-winning songwriter Lauren Gilmour and critically acclaimed music producer Audrey Tait.
Birds of Paradise’s first Christmas show was a magical tale of derring do, devotion and never giving up.
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How did we make The Tin Soldier accessible?
There was only one route to The Studio due to building works. This PDF explained how to get to The Tin Soldier
Audiences could also watch this video for a visual walk through of the way into The Studio, starting from the corner of Potterrow and Marshall Street facing north.
Captioning of all script, sound effects and song lyrics.
Audio Description is delivered via a live pre-show and online information. You can access character and set descriptions on the website from Tuesday 5th December and Cara from BOP will meet you at the venue to describe set and characters to you and introduce you to a handling version of the set. During the show description is built into the script. Anyone requiring audio description should arrive 30 mins ahead of performance.