The Steadfast Tin Soldier - Schools

For ages 3+

Ideal for KS1 and KS2 children









There once was a remarkable tin soldier who fell in love with a beautiful paper dancer and then tumbled out of a window so beginning a perilous journey into the unknown…

This playful retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s poetic story uses light, projected animations and simple materials that are skillfully transformed through puppetry to create a theatrical experience that will engage and touch young hearts and minds.

"Best Children's Show" Time Out

Directed by Joy Haynes
Performed by Paul Preston-Mills
Music by Jonathan Lambert
Projections by Graeme Hawkins
Originally devised by Banyan Theatre

For more information about The Steadfast Tin Soldier, or any of our other shows, contact the touring team on 01603 615 564  or email Please be aware that the touring team do not work in the office full time, so email is usually the best point of contact. Schools Shows Booking Form

Resources & Information for Schools



         School booking information pack 



          Gallery of images from the show 

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You can book tickets online for this event via the UEA ticket office*, or by phone through our box office.

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*Please note that an additional booking fee will be added to the ticket price