Rumpelstiltskin Film

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An original adaptation of the beloved Grimm Brothers tale of Rumpelstiltskin, choreographed by Liv Lorent and retold by Carol Ann Duffy, filmed from a live performance at Northern Stage.

“What will you give me if I spin straw into gold for you?”

Rumpelstiltskin is the story of the outsider shunned for being different. He is the original super mutant, and fairytale X-man.

“…the spirit of his mother was with him always… her love for him was so strong that the boy learned to turn ordinary things into gold.”

A story of love, obsession, grief and reconciliation in a film made as much for adults as it is for children. This is dance theatre for 21st Century family audiences.

Rated: U

 It is a thing of magic and beauty ***** (David Whetstone, The Chronicle)

Winner of the Fantastic for Families Audience Choice Award

Produced by balletLORENT

Supported by:

The Space

Arts Council of England

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cast and collaborators

See all of our talented dancers and collaborators, who’ve made Rumpelstiltskin Film the spectacular production it is.

Ben Crompton
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Benedicta Valentina
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Carol Ann Duffy
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Caroline Reece
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Gavin Coward
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Gwen Berwick
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John Kendall
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Juliet Thompson
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Malcolm Rippeth
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Maria Vincentelli
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Michael Morgan
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Michele Clapton
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Murray Gold
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Natalie Trewinnard
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Phil Eddolls
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Raymond Roa
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Toby Fitzgibbons
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Sadler's Wells



date 3rd April 2020

time 3:00 pm

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