The Girl With the Iron Claws

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Girl With the Iron Claws

Nordic tale of a young girl who falls in love with a polar bear.

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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' (Three Musketeers, Traverse)

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The Girl With The Iron Claws

11 Aug 20114 stars

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 Claws

26 Jul 2011

Dark fairy tale about a woman who falls in love with a bear

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