The Grandmothers Grimm

Some Kind of Theatre

The Grandmothers Grimm poster

The Vault
Paradise in The Vault


Performances: 14th, 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th August
Start time: 21:30 (1hr)

Cannibalism, werewolf trials, deceit and murder: Marie Hassenpflug and the Brothers Grimm are editing the darkness out of old stories. Little by little, the voices of the storytellers who created the tales are eroded away. What will be saved and what will be forgotten? This critically acclaimed feminist drama explores women’s role in the creation of the Brothers Grimm’s famous fairy-tale anthology. Discover a night of folk and fairy tales unlike any you've ever heard before. **** 'A bold and moving tribute' (Skinny) ***** 'Near-perfect storytelling' ( **** 'Laugh out loud funny' (

Content Warnings

Age guidance: 14+

Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Scenes of a sexual nature, Scenes of sexual violence, Scenes of violence, Strong language/swearing, References throughout to violence and sexual violence. Moments of violence and sexual violence are presented in a non-realistic, abstract or stylised manner.