The Girl With the Iron Claws
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- Website: www.wrongcrowdtheatre.co.uk
Nordic tale of a young girl who falls in love with a polar bear.
Growing up isn't easy, especially when you're in love with a bear. fall in with The Wrong Crowd and discover the tale of a girl who dares to defy her family and follow her longing, The Girl with the Iron Claws is an inventive take on a Nordic myth that shares its roots with Beauty and the Beast. Inventive theatre with puppets and music, to delight, provoke and inspire. Discover the joys of a dangerous adolescence, whatever your age, with The Wrong Crowd at Underbelly this Fringe.
'…filled with humour and action… and some stunning puppetry and marionette design from Rachael Canning… striking and impressive – the stuff of deliciously dark nightmares' EdinburghSpotlight.com (Three Musketeers, Traverse)
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Reviews & features
The Girl With The Iron Claws11 Aug 2011
A fairytale for grown-ups
Taking as their starting point a Nordic myth that clearly shares some of its roots with Beauty and the Beast, The Wrong Crowd weave a subtle, dark fairytale about an independent-minded princess who falls in love with a bear (of course, he’s really a…
The Girl with the Iron Claws26 Jul 2011
Dark fairy tale about a woman who falls in love with a bear
It’s hard to think of anywhere further from the electrified hustle of Edinburgh in August than a stove-lit yurt on Dartmoor in the depths of winter – and yet that’s where the seeds were sown in Hannah Mulder’s mind for her company The Wrong Crowd’s…
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