The Girl and the Raven

From 17 January 2021

We are offering this online show for free, but if you’re able to make a donation it would be much appreciated.

“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

A Handbendi Production, supported by Little Angel Theatre.

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…

This film will be released for free on the Little Angel Theatre YouTube channel and will be available for one year.


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

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

Greta Clough is the artistic director and creative producer of Handbendi. Greta is an award winning international performer, director, and playwright. She is the former Associate Artist of Little Angel Theatre and has over a decades experience creating and touring original theatre productions around the world.