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First Performed in 1984 at Contact Theatre



Written by Hans Christian Anderson

Adapted by Keith Strachan

Directed by Anthony Clark




"Is by far the best main house show I've seen this year. Based on the old folk tale of the Little Matchgirl this astonishing production leads us through the slums and gutters of Victorian London in a viciously emotional attack on the vagaries of Christmas Charity and Victorian values. Tony Clark's  direction is inspired." City Life


"For the sheer magic of atmosphere and performances, it is a show worth queuing got see." M.E.N.


"It should be seen twice." Middleton Chron.


"Scraps is the first show Anthony Clark has directed himself since he took over at Contact, and in terms of its production values it is quite simply superb." The Guardian

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