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Toby Jones stars as Hans Christian Andersen in five fairy-tale adaptations by Lucy Catherine. Rudy hovers on the brink of romantic happiness but first he must face the ice maiden.

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.

Rudy hovers on the brink of romantic happiness but first he must face the ice maiden. One of the inspirations for Frozen but here, in Andersen’s original, Elsa is a far more terrifying creation.

Rudy ….. Joseph Ayre
Babette ….. Sinead MacInnes
Ice Maiden ….. Laura Christie
Miller ….. Ian Conningham
Cat ….. Clive Hayward

Directed by Gemma Jenkins

14 minutes

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