The Red Shoes

3rd Aug 2018 - 18th Aug 2018

Pleasance Beyond - Pleasance Courtyard


Suitable for ages 12 and above


Based on Hans Christian Andersen's tale of an orphan's rise from rags to riches, the 'superbly talented' (List) Young Pleasance bring the glitz, glamour and seedy underworld of turn-of-the-century Berlin to life with music, dance, movement and of course characteristic high production values.

'Sheer professionalism and talent' (

Follow our heroine's journey from the steps of a convent through Berlin's wartime back streets, the hedonism of its dance halls and finally as an actress on the silver screen as Germany teeters on the brink of disaster.

'Always one of the hottest tickets at the Fringe' (

Access performances:

Captioned - 17th August

Open/closeReviews and Quotations

4 stars
Southside Advertiser

Sign up to our weekly email newsletter