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Toby Jones stars as Hans Christian Andersen in five fairy-tale adaptations by Lucy Catherine. A young girl's escape from poverty comes at a terrible price.

Toby Jones stars as Hans Christian Andersen in five fairy-tale adaptations by Lucy Catherine that shine a light into the dark regions of the author’s mind. Each of the dramas is introduced by best-selling author and fairy-tale aficionado, Joanne Harris.

A young girl’s escape from poverty comes at a terrible price. The antiheroine in this vicious tale was based on Andersen’s loathed half sister.

Karen ….. Shannon Tarbet
Lady ….. Jessica Turner
Mirror ….. Sinead MacInnes
Soldier ….. Ian Conningham
Shoemaker’s Wife ….. Lucy Reynolds
Reverend ….. Clive Hayward
Executioner ….. Neil McCaul

Directed by Gemma Jenkins

14 minutes

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