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The Girl and the Raven

A short adaptation of the Icelandic folk legend of The Girl and The Raven. The story is based on events surrounding a huge landslide in Vatnsdalur, Iceland in 1545, laying waste to the farm of Skíðastaðir. Thirteen people died, but tradition says that one girl survived in an extraordinary manner…

A Handbendi Production, supported by Little Angel Theatre.

Handbendi is a professional puppetry and theatre production company based in Hvammstangi, Northwest Iceland.

“The story’s grounding moral of helping those in need shines through” – The Stage

“A well-crafted piece of work with a wonderful soundscape […] and a strong message to be kind to others”– Everything Theatre

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Created by Greta Clough

Performed by Sigurður Líndal þórisson (narrator) and Elín Rannveig Líndal (girl)

Music by Paul Mosley

Sound design by Sigurvald Ívar Helgasson