Documentary unlocking the secrets of the Queen's garden at Buckingham Palace.
Runtime: 60 minutes
The Queen's Garden - The Snow Queen - Netflix
“The Snow Queen” (Danish: Snedronningen) is an original fairy tale written by Danish author Hans Christian Andersen. The tale was first published 21 December 1844 in New Fairy Tales. First Volume. Second Collection. 1845. (Danish: Nye Eventyr. Første Bind. Anden Samling. 1845.) The story centres on the struggle between good and evil as experienced by Gerda and her friend, Kai. The story is one of Andersen's longest and most highly acclaimed stories. It is regularly included in selected tales and collections of his work and is frequently reprinted in illustrated storybook editions for children.
The Queen's Garden - Stage plays and musicals - Netflix
The story has been adapted into numerous stage plays and musicals, notably including: In 1969 Josef Weinberger produced “The Snow Queen”, a Musical Play in Two Acts. Based on the story by Hans Andersen, Book and Lyrics by Winifred Palmer, Musical Score adapted by King Palmer from the Music of Edward Grieg. The author altered Hans Andersens' hero 'Kay' to 'Karl'. A rock musical adaptation entitled “The Snow Queen: A New Musical”. was produced by San Jose Repertory Theatre in December 2013, with music by Haddon Kime, book by Rick Lombardo and Kirsten Brandt, and lyrics by Kime, Brandt, and Lombardo. This adaptation received positive reviews. after also being produced at the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival. A new adaptation written by Preston Lane that uses Appalachian culture to tell the story premiered at Triad Stage in 2013. Another adaptation of “The Snow Queen” made its world premiere at the Hippodrome State Theatre in Gainesville, FL in November 2015. This adaptation was written and directed by Charlie Mitchell, with original songs by Mitchell and Brian Mercer. “The Snow Queen” was adapted as a radio play by Garrison Keillor, released on September 2, 2010
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