Have you seen the musical that gave us the Christmas single Mistletoe and Wine? The Little Match Girl, based on Hans Christian Andersen’s classic short story, gets a major London revival this Christmas, directed by the original musical’s composer Keith Strachan. Full cast now announced.
When the tale of The Little Match Girl comes up in conversation it is met with smiles and nostalgia for being a poignant childhood story. Hans Christian Andersen’s original tale about child poverty in the 19th century can be a tough moral lump to swallow – the sad ending of The Little Match Girl remains etched in your mind.