Hansel and Gretel (1970)

UK, 24 December 1970
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British fantasy television special directed by John Paul.

Plot Summary

A puppet version of the fairy tale in which brother and sister Hansel and Gretel become lost and are captured by a wicked witch who lives in a gingerbread house.


Directed by: John Paul
Produced by: Michael Myerberg
Screenplay by: Padraic Collum

Anna Russell (Rosina Rubylips, the witch)
Mildred Dunnock (mother)
Frank Rogier (father)
Delbert Anderson (Sandman)
Helen Boatright (dew fairy)
Constance Brigham (Hansel and Gretel)
The Apollo Boy’s Choir (angels and children)