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Proms Literary Festival - Hansel and Gretel

Ian McMillan is joined by former children's laureate Anne Fine and child psychotherapist Margaret Rustin to discuss interpretations of the Grimm brothers' Hansel and Gretel.

Ian McMillan is joined by Anne Fine, former Children's Laureate and prize-winning author, and the well-known child psychotherapist Margaret Rustin to discuss the manifold and sometimes unexpected themes of the Grimm Brothers' 'Hansel and Gretel', the many interpretations it has been given and the story's continuing relevance to children today.

Recorded in front of an audience at the Royal College of Music as part of the Proms Literary Festival, prior to a BBC Proms performance of Humperdinck's operatic version of the story.

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