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As Requested – Cast List for The Red Shoes


We didn’t have a programme for The Red Shoes – with one thing and another getting the show together this was one thing that passed us by! However, a couple of people wanted to know more about the cast so here you are!

norfox Young People’s Theatre were founded in April 2007 with the aim of supporting young actors to develop their craft within a professional theatre environment. “The Red Shoes” is the company’s fifth show and was created during three very busy weeks in August 2009.

The company are based at The Library Theatre Company in Manchester and are kindly funded by norfox, a regional charity backed by North West property companies.

The Red Shoes

by Hans Christian Andersen

Adapted and Directed by Liz Postlethwaite

Designer Lara Booth

Movement Director Ben Moores

Lighting Designer Tom Dexter Scott

Assistant Director Rosie Stuart

The Cast

Mathew Britten School Boy

Bethan Caddick School Girl

David Cashin The Cobbler

Remmel Dawodu Suspicious Neighbour

Sean Gallagher The Preacher

Carl Heaps Neighbour, Boy at the Dance

Laki Hussain Mother

Iimaan Ismail Ana

Sajo Kebbeh Nosey Neighbour

Kash Khimji School Boy, The Butcher

Sital Khimji Neighbour, Girl at the Dance, Kind Lady

Josh McAuley Nervous Man

Mercedes Sharma Thoughtful Neighbour

Hadesa Sonne Storyteller

Oliver Wellington Man on the Hill, The Soldier

Zoya Khokhar The Old Lady


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Just Passing By

Hello if you’re just passing by! Why not stay a while and find out more about “The Red Shoes”, the latest performance from norfox Young People’s Theatre at the Library Theatre. We’d love to hear what you think of this site and our show so comment away! We promise we’ll try and answer any questions you’ve got about our show as soon as we can!


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Welcome to the site for “The Red Shoes”; the latest production by the norfox Young People’s Theatre Company.

Based upon the traditional fairy story by Hans Christian Andersen, and directed and adapted by Liz Postlethwaite, this play will take you on a delicious journey where anything is possible and nothing is how it seems. Meet our girl Ana who can’t resist her red shoes. They make her dance with delight. But what happens when she can’t take them off? What happens when she can’t stop dancing?

norfox are the Library Theatre’s own resident company for young people aged 15 – 18, giving them the opportunity to develop their skills as performers within a professional theatre envrionment. This production follows hot on the heels of the highly successful “Fugee” by Abi Morgan, and will be a dark and daring night of theatre for anyone aged 8 and upwards.

Tickets are onsale now on 0161 236 7110 or online

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