The Fir Tree London Reviews and Tickets

(2 Ratings)
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Quirky, Stunning location, Festive, Creative, Fluffy

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A festive reimagining of Hans Christian Andersen‘s fairytale.

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17 Reviews | 0 Followers
Thought provoking, Stunning location, Visual, Creative, Festive

See it if You like the Globe. Enjoy something not too mainstream. You can afford to sit… You are want a festive experience. You like awesome costume

Don't see it if You want fast paced/ jukebox style show. Children haven’t sat through narrative based shows before. You can’t stand for 80mins in the pit

16 Reviews | 1 Follower
Quirky, Fluffy, Disappointing

See it if You have young children who you want to experience the theatre

Don't see it if You want a hard-hitting story or incredible acting

Critic Reviews (4)

Time Out London
December 21st, 2022

“ ‘The Fir Tree’ feels a bit thrown together, a bit pandemic era, a bit padded out in places. But it’s lots of fun… there’s something extra magical – and even slightly transgressive – about being outside at the Globe in the dead of winter.”
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The Guardian (UK)
December 22nd, 2022

“Hannah Khalil’s lo-fi retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s 1844 story cleverly weaves in humour, carols and a contemporary lesson on woodland conservation.”
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The Times (UK)
December 21st, 2022

“The climate-conscious gestures were delivered with subtlety — a welcome change from some of the Globe’s other politically conscious offerings.”
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The Telegraph (UK)
December 21st, 2022

“The piece is sensitive and thoughtful…No spectator of any age will leave without considering both the provenance and future of their Christmas tree…if you haven’t got a rooted-and-potted number, you’ll be squirming at the end. “
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