The Tin Soldier

Co-production with the Gate Theatre, Dublin 

About the show

This contemporary work recasts Hans Christian Andersen's quintessential tale as a mirror, to illuminate and reveal its author as a warrior for the imagination, a revolutionary outsider. This production is available for touring both live and digitally. 

"Best Sounscape" Winner      "Best Movement" Nominee
 Irish Times Theatre Awards 2022   


"A theatrically satisfying masterpiece"

The Arts Review


"Pure theatrical magic"

Irish Independent

Creative Team

Written by: Louis Lovett and Nico Brown 
                      after Hans Christian Andersen
Director: Muireann Ahern
Composer: Conor Linehan
Set Designer: Jamie Vartan
Costume Designer: Sinéad Lawlor
Lighting Designer: Sarah Jane-Shiels
Sound Designer: Carl Kennedy
Choreographer: Kévin Coquelard


Kévin Coquelard
Theo Cosgrove
Conor Linehan
Louis Lovett
Arthur Peregrine
Olesya Zdorovetska

Photos by Emilija Jefremova & Ros Kavanagh