Hatty Rabbit is a GREAT sorcerer!
If she is not destroyed true,
If she is destroyed, still true.

A Northern Stage Production
A new adaptation by Laura Lindow

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Grab your magical marching mop and join us in this enchanting new production.

Hatty Rabbit was just a normal girl from a normal family (well, as normal as families get). That is until a job offer arrives for Hatty, in the form of a letter slid underneath the door on a cold winter’s night, she is to become the Sorcerer’s Apprentice…   

A truly magical treat for the whole family that’s not to be missed this Christmas.

Housewarming  is supported by  the Weston Culture Fund.

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Production Photos: 

The Sorcerer's Apprentice

Photo credit: Pamela Raith Photography

Creative Team

Writer Laura Lindow
Director Maria Crocker
Designer Amanda Mascarenhas
Composer and Musical Director Katie Doherty
Lighting Designer Jai Morjaria
Sound Designer Matthew Tuckey
Movement Director Gavin Coward
Illusion Designer & Director William Houstoun
Associate Director Rachael Walsh
Production Manager Andreas Ayling
Puppet Designer & Maker Molly Barratt-Manasseh
Puppetry Director Thomas Walton


Alice Blundell Beth Crame Heather Dutton Nick Figgis
Jessica Johnson Patrick Munday Talia Nyathi

Stage Management

Company Manager Colin Holman
Stage Manager Rachel Glover
Deputy Stage Manager Nic Reilly
Assistant Stage Manager Liam Cameron

Christmas colouring-in

Download the Christmas colouring-in sheet here!

Pay It Forward at Northern Stage this Christmas

Northern Stage is a registered charity (no.700055). Each year our Christmas Pay It Forward appeal brings local children and young people, who might not otherwise have the opportunity to take part in the arts, to see our Christmas show.  If you would like to give the gift of theatre this Christmas, make a donation by topping up your ticket for The Sorcerer’s Apprentice when you book online. Thank you!

Booking for school and educational groups

For more information and to book give box office a call on 0191 230 5151 or email: [email protected]


BSL Signed Performance logo BSL signed performance**

Fri 10 Dec, 6pm

Interpreter: Caroline Ryan

Captioned Performance logo

Captioned performance*

Sat 11 Dec, 5pm

Relaxed Performance logo

Relaxed Performance

Sun 12 Dec, 1pm
Wed 15 Dec, 10am

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Audio Described performance.

Sat 18 Dec, 1pm

* For best visibility of our caption units, we would recommend sitting in rows E – L in section 1.

** For best visibility for our BSL performances we would advise sitting in section 1.

Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.