The Steadfast Tin Soldier

For ages 3+ and their families

On tour from October 2017

The Steadfast Tin Soldier


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


To book the show for a venue, 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.

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        Gallery of images from the show 

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