The Tinder Box (1981)

Mile End Road
14 Dec 1981 -
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  • by Hans Christian-Anderson
  • Music and Lyrics Malcolm Sircom
  • Book Malcolm Sircom

Adaption of a Hans Christian-Andersen story.


Cast List

  • Chris Poulson Young Soldier
  • Sarah Harper Princess
  • Harriet Reynolds The Witch
  • David Brett Misery King

Creative Team

  • Judy Gemmell Director
  • Mick Bearwish Designer
  • Michael Heywood Costumes


Local resident and youth theatre member in the 1980s, Andrea Cunningham talks about Half Moon Theatre’s Christmas production, The Tinder Box and the unusual marketing tactic which had unexpected consequences. Interviewed by Alexia-Pyrrha Ashford.