Witch´s Cottage

Witch´s Cottage from Hansel and Gretel
(Original Movie Set)

Since 2008, the ARD National German TV station proudly features the fairy tale series Sechs auf einen Streich (Six with one Sweep)“, including the production of more than 20 fairy tale movies. Part of this unique TV series are worldwide renown fairy tales such as the Grimm Brother’s “Aschenputtel (Cinderella)“, Hans Christian Andersen’s enchanting “Des Kaisers neue Kleider (The Emperor’s New Clothes)“ and “Die Prinzessin auf der Erbse (The Princess and the Pea)“. ARD national TV station broadcasts these movie-gems during Christmas season, entertaining a multigenerational audience of millions of viewers.

The remake of the fairy tale “Hänsel and Gretel“ was produced in 2012. Set designer Oliver Munck created this witch house, which was used during the shooting of an outdoor scene in a forest near the city of Ferch by Potsdam.

Movie: Hänsel und Gretel
Director: Uwe Janson
Year: 2012, Askania Media Filmproduktion GmbH in collaboration with ProSaar
produced on behalf of rbb and SR for ARD
Actors: Anja Kling as Witch and Forest Fairy
Friedrich Heine as Hänsel
Mila Böhning as Gretel