The Emperor and the Nightingale 2012

by Hans Christian Andersen, adapted and directed by Jude Emmet.9-30 December 2012


emperor240newWhen a new young Emperor is crowned in China, he thinks he can do just as he pleases. He tricks the little nightingale in his garden and quarrels with his best friend, the kitchen maid Mei Xing… But how will he manage when disaster strikes and he desperately needs their help?

A 50 minute gently interactive play for ages 3+ with live music and songs.



“Brilliant! Just Brilliant!” Beaudesert Park school

“It was utterly charming, imaginative, mesmerising. Beautiful set and costumes too. Perfect!” Audience member