January 20, 2008
Photo special: It's panto
time as Robinson Crusoe comes to Burnham
rehearsals are taking place at Burnham District Pantomime Society
it prepares to perform Robinson Crusoe.
group's 39th annual panto will take place in Burnham's Princess
Hall from February 1st until February 9th (except Monday February
4th). There will be daily performances at 7pm and matinee shows
at 3.30pm on February 2nd and 3rd.
show has been co-produced by Paul Wynn and Val Holmes, and Paul
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Tickets are going well, but there
are still a few left on most performances."
are available from The Barber Shop on Burnham High Street, costing
£7.50 for adult, £5 for children and senior citizens,
and £20 per family ticket (midweek performances only).
of the two junior chorus teams include Georgia Tonkin, Paris Hazelton
Cavill, Bethany Collins, Lucia Blackmoor, Molly Kempton, Lorna
Davey, Elizabeth Tolley, Ben Kempton, Ophelia Hazelton Cavill,
Douglas Bell, Chelsea Coombes, Gabriele Blair, Georgia Gill, Ashley
Stearn, Sophie Hodges, Kody Shadbolt, Emily Elswood, Rory Shadbolt.
to left: Mayor Percy Perkins (Alastair Murray) with Dame Clara
Crusoe (Rob Blackmore) and Polly Perkins (Rosie Barsby).
and Amphritite Queen of the Sea (Val Holmes) with some of the
Senior Chorus, which includes Tania Hazelton Cavill, Bethan Lee,
Shelby Chapman, Anne Kingston, Leanne Cooper, Alec Cockram, Charlotte
Sinclair and Pam Date.
colourful costume (and interesting hat!) are on show by Dame Clara
Crusoe (Rob Blackmore).
pantomime dancers include Sophie Creswick, Kirsty Cavill, Louisa
Date, Claire Burke and Charlotte Bishop.
director Colin Frechter practises several of the foot-tapping
scores with members of the junior chorus.
The Pirate (Jonathan Gill) with Briny Sea Sprite (Sam Nichol)
and Amphritite Queen of the Sea (Val Holmes).