Published: January 18, 2009
In photos: Curtain rises on Burnham-On-Sea panto group's annual show

Final rehearsals are underway this week for Burnham-On-Sea District Pantomime Society's annual show, which opens to the public later this month.

The group's 40th performance, Cinderella, will be staged in Burnham's Princess Hall from Friday 30th January until Saturday February 7th (except Monday).

Tickets are available from The Barbers Shop on Burnham High Street, costing £8 for adults, childrens £6, families £23. Call 782723 for details.

The show has been co-produced by Paul and Wendy Wynn, and Paul told "Rehearsals are going well - it's shaping up to be a fun performance."

The main role of Cinderalla is played by Rosie Barsby, while Buttons is Paul Wynn. The show's music is being directed by Colin Fletcher. was invited along to a dress rehearsal this week to get a first preview of the colourful show's characters, who are pictured here.

The full line-up of chorus singers and dancers taking part in this year's performance of Cinderella.

Cookie (Val Holmes) in a threatening pose with Buttons, played by Paul Wynn.

The senior chorus includes Victoria Sandford-Hughes, Alec Cockram, Val Holmes, Emma Nicholson, Jonathan Davey, Harley Shadbolt, Laurie McAnish, Anne Kingston, Jason Sandford-Hughes, Laura Sandford-Hughes and Gabrielle Blair.

The junior chorus red team, above, includes Kody Shadbolt, Rory Shadbolt, Abbie Wilkinson, Emily Elswood, Ashley Stearn, Rebekah Nicol, Douglas Bell, Rachael Nicol and Georgia Tonkin.

The junior chorus blue team includes Mollie Kempton, Bethanie Collins, Lorna Davey, Elizabeth Tolly, Ophelia Hazelton-Cavill, Catherine Tolly, Penny Sandford-Hughes and Benjamin Kempton

Joe Tahill plays Cash in the show, while the role of Carry is filled by Trevor Difford, and Frank Neill is Baron Hardup.

Sam Nichol plays Dandini, Rob Blackmore is the King, and Emma Twigg is Prince Charming.

Fairy Godmother Phoebe Harling performs with several of the show's dancers, who include Emma Nicholson, Bryony Holliman, Laura Sandford-Hughes, Sophie Creswick and Charlotte Bishop.


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