Fairy Tales: Unmissable films in February

In February, the Fairy Tales Cinema program explores the changing face of fairy tales and the ways they blend with other storytelling traditions to reflect particular moments in time. The fairy tale theorist and historian Jack Zipes has used the concept of the ‘meme’ to think about this ever-shifting continuity of storytelling, and the importance…

Fairy Tales: Classic tales retold

Secular, fluid and simple in form, classic fairy tales involve characters defined by their social roles (woodcutter, stepmother, queen) or appearance (‘Little Red Riding Hood’, ‘Snow White’, ‘Beauty, the Beast’). These foundations provide a scaffold for storytellers to adapt the tales for their own audiences. Buy Tickets to ‘Fairy Tales’ Until 28 April 2024 Gallery…