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Hansel and Gretel, Oldham Theatre Workshop.

Oldham Theatre Workshop presents Hansel and Gretel live@thelibrary

Hansel and Gretel
Hansel and Gretel

After the huge success of last year’s ‘Peter Pan’, Oldham Theatre Workshop’s Professional Company are back with one of the world’s best loved fairy tales. (ages 4+) This Christmas family production will be told through inventive storytelling, original song and music.

The cast includes Sam Winterbottom, Natasha Davidson (PETER PAN – OTW Professional Company,THE SNOW QUEEN – Theresa Heskins), Sophie Ellicott (CLOSETS THE MUSICAL – Eyre & Ely Productions,THE VISITOR’S BOOK -OTW Professional Company, PETER PAN – OTW Professional Company) and Daniel Hartshead (PETER PAN – OTW Professional Company, SNOW QUEEN – Relative Pitch Opera).
OTW Golden Anniversary 2018 sees Oldham Theatre Workshop celebrating its 50th anniversary, and an abundance of exciting events have happened throughout the year.Artistic Director James Atherton and his team wanted to recognise the milestone with a clutch of inspiring initiatives and events. The final two shows that will close theGolden Year are Hansel & Gretel (Professional Company at Oldham Library) and The Glad Game (Youth Theatre at OTW Studio,The Old Museum). The Glad Game is on 15–22 December and tickets can be bought directly from Oldham Theatre Workshop on the number 0161 772 3240 [1].

SARAH NELSON & JAMES ATHERTON Sarah and James trained together at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, where their first collaboration was featured at the National Student Drama Festival. Since then, they have written numerous shows together. Sarah’s recent credits include The Lost Story (M6 Theatre) and Letter To Boddah (Hope Mill Theatre). James’ recent credits include Astley’s Astounding Adventures and Around The World in Eighty Days (New Vic Theatre).They collaborated on ‘Tis Written in the Stars (OTW, Oldham Coliseum), which was nominated for the MTA @MTAwards Youth Panel Award, and this year produced the joyous and moving musical The Visitor’s Book (Hope Mill Theatre).


CLARE O’BRIEN:E: Tel: 07939 692200
JAMES ATHERTON: E: Tel: 07595 300384

The Glad Game
Studio Theatre
Oldham Theatre Workshop
The Old Museum
Greaves Street
Oldham OL1 1DN
Dates: Sat 15 – Sat 22 December
Time: 7.30pm every night / 2.30pm om Sat 22nd only
Tickets: From box office on 0161 770 3240
Price: £7

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