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The Selfish Giant steps into Leeds

Wrongsemble’s reimagining of Oscar Wilde’s children’s classic hits Leeds, Portsmouth, Luton, Surrey and Kendal.

Wrongsemble's Selfish Giant
Wrongsemble's Selfish Giant

The Selfish Giant steps into Leeds this month in an exciting reimagining from Wrongsemble.

Once upon a time, there was the most beautiful garden where blossom hung from every tree and the sound of birdsong echoed in every corner… But now there is a high wall around it – built by a monstrous selfish giant – which keeps out all the children, with a sign promises that ‘Trespassers will be prosecuted’.

Now people can barely even remember the garden, or the happiness that it once brought to all who played there, until a brave child dares to rediscover what lies within…

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This family-friendly production inspired by Oscar Wilde’s tale stars Burnley’s Hannah Hobley (ITV’s Benidorm, and Cranford) and Wakefield’s Nathan Richard Smith (Death By Pie).

The Selfish Giant is the most recent production from critically-acclaimed Leeds-based family theatre company Wrongsemble, following their Summer smash hit productions The Alia Chronicles for Bradford Literature Festival and popular family show Three with Half Moon Young People’s Theatre.

See The Selfish Giant at The Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds, on Monday 29th October. Book online at or call the box office on 0113 376 0318.


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For more details about the final leg of the tour, which includes engagements at New Theatre Royal PortsmouthThe Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal and The Albany, Deptford, visit


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