Ages 3+
Last toured Summer 2017

The Show

A roguish soldier acquires a magic tinderbox which gives him the power to summon three extraordinary dogs to do his bidding.

Watch the soldier’s remarkable roller coaster adventure from rags to riches and back again! Will he survive and win the love of the beautiful princess?

Norwich Puppet Theatre breathes new life into Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale of magic, bravery and love with puppetry, animation and music.

"An enchanting tale that’s full of magic moments" Eastern Daily Press

Creative Team

Directed and designed by Joy Haynes

Animation by Alison Harvey and Suzie Hanna

Music composed by Phil Archer

Performed by Paul Preston-Mills, Gemma Khawaja (2017 tour) and Seonaid Goody (first tour)

Photography by Andi Sapey

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