Reviews

Little Red Riding Hood

Pantovia is in turmoil! Prince Rupert, heir to the throne, has fled the land and the evil Count De Cash is ruler! However a dashing young man turns up with his butler to try to solve the crisis. But what…
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Snake in the Grass

Ayckbourn’s play was originally written and performed in 2002 and has since become part of a trilogy that goes under the collective heading ‘Things That Go Bump’. First hint … and that’s all you’re getting of that! Given the nature…
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Duet for One

Stephanie, a highly accomplished violinist, has been passionate about music since a very early age. When she is diagnosed with the debilitating condition of multiple sclerosis, she faces an uncertain future as her ability to play at the highest level,…
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Cinderella

Written for television, with music by Richard Rodgers and a book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, this show is based upon the fairy tale Cinderella but with Middle America very much in mind. The story is basically the same,…
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Dick Whittington

The Players’ annual panto is always an eagerly anticipated event, but for various reasons it has been a few years since I actually managed to see it for myself. That was remedied on Saturday afternoon – and wow, was I…
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Aladdin

The intimate setting of the Broadstone Memorial Hall usually manages to evoke a village atmosphere and there is always a good community ‘feel’ to the Broadstone pantomimes. I have enjoyed many of this company’s pantomimes over the last ten years…
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