The playing age of most parts is very flexible, so come along and have a go!

by Mike Lawlor

Directed by Mike Lawlor
Choreography by Jennifer Savill

Cast: information to follow


Some children are discovered playing “ladder words” changing one word to another, a single letter at a time, retaining an actual word each time. Pippa says that she can turn flax into gold. Unfortunately King Leopold, whose gold has been mysteriously disappearing, hears this and mistakes it for an actual boast. He orders Pippa to work the change for real or she will lose her head, despite the protests of Prince Harry who is in love with her. She is shut in the tower to perform her task and the gnome, Rumpelstiltskin  appears and offers to help her – at a price. He will help her but in return she must hand over her first born child. The years pass and Pippa and Prince Harry marry and have a child. The gnome reappears to claim his “prize” but Pippa is reluctant to hand over her baby. A deal is therefore struck, if  Pippa can guess HIS name he will go away never to return. The story then follows the defeat of the gnome by guessing his name despite interference from the wicked Baron Holdall and his henchmen, Smash & Grab. But as in all things panto, and with the help of Winnie Widebottom & Silly Billy, the tale ends happily.

Come along to the informal read through of the show. This is where you can read for a part, express an interest in being involved or just listen in.

are plenty of parts and if you ahve ever seen a panto you will know the types of characters they are

The chorus/dancers are generally supplied from our choreographer's dance school (Base Performing Arts), but if you are not a member of that and want to be a dancer in the pantomime then please contact Jennifer for more information about auditioning for this.
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or call her on 07538500782


Audition Information

Wednesday 19th




at 7:30pm

Performance dates
- S
un 16th
with a matinee performance on each Sunday.
No performance on Monday 10th. No evening performances on Sundays
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