The Snow Queen
Venue: Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Scotland
Production Dates: December 6, 1988 - December 31, 1988
Directed by: Hugh Hodgart
Written by: Hans Christian Andersen (book), Stuart Paterson (play)
Produced by: Royal Lyceum Theatre Company

The Snow Queen is a story about the strength and endurance of childhood friendship. Gerda's search for her playmate Kay–who was abducted by the Snow Queen and taken to her frozen palace–is brought to life in delicate and evocative illustrations.

It was written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen in 1845. One of his longest and most famous tales, The Snow Queen has been the inspiration for books and films also theatre productions.


Cast & Characters

Robert Carlyle, Sidney Cole, Blythe Duff, Grace Glover, Colin Gourley, Victoria Hardcastle, Neil Hay, Hugh Hodgart, Susan Nisbett, Ben Ormerod, Simon Sharkey, John Stahl


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