The Princess and the Pea


In a lavish Palace there lives a pampered Princess who has everything her heart desires. Each day, three loyal servants attend to her every wish and whim. But one dark and stormy night, she ventures beyond her Palace walls and everything changes…

Breathtaking acrobatics, clowning, and fairy-tale adventure combine in this funny and playful remix of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic story.

Running Fri 17 May – Sun 16 Jun 2024
at the Unicorn Theatre in, London

Weds 19 June – Sat 29 June 2024
at the New Vic Theatre

A group of acrobats on a   brightly coloured stage. One of them is lifted into the air by the others and they all wear bright, old-fashioned outfits


Yellow Servant Danielle Bird
Green Servant Nathan Johnston
Blue Servant Robert Penny
Purple Princess Rhiannon Skerritt


Adapted by Theresa Heskins
Co-directed by Vicki Dela Amedume and Theresa Heskins
Designer Laura McEwen
Lighting Designer Joshie Harriette
Composer Tayo Akinbode
Sound Designer Alex Day
Assistant Choreographer Nathan Johnston
Casting Director Anji Carroll

Co-produced with the Unicorn and New Vic Theatre


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