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The Red Shoes

This show has now closed, please visit our London Shows page for a full list of current productions.

About the Show Less...

Based on the story by Hans Christian Andersen, a surreal and sensuous collaboration between Kneehigh and BAC. Read More >

Red shoes… they make you dance with delight and spin with possibilities. But what happens when you can’t stop dancing? What happens when you lose your footing? Would you dare to turn to the butcher to rid you of your heart-stoppingly beautiful red shoes? That’s just what the desperate heroine in this tale is compelled to do.

Kneehigh and BAC first collaborated on The Red Shoes on 2000. Based on the Hans Christian Andersen story, this is a surreal and sensuous production which reveals the menacing and profound world of the fairy story.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 02/03/2011

Opening Night: 03/03/2011

Closing Night: 09/04/2011

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