The Flaw in the Fairytale (or how to make a school pantomime part 2)

It’s no secret that most adaptations of fairytales work very hard to change, solve or gloss over some of the darker details. But it’s one thing to watch an established retelling of a classic story, and an entirely different thing to create your own. For this year’s title, Beauty and the Beast, our writers Andrew and Alex went back to the original tale before writing their version. But going to the core of the original story meant coming face to face with the story’s biggest challenges.

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