January 18, 2009
In photos: Curtain rises
on Burnham-On-Sea panto group's annual show
rehearsals are underway this week for Burnham-On-Sea District
Pantomime Society's annual show, which opens to the public later
group's 40th performance, Cinderella, will be staged in Burnham's
Princess Hall from Friday 30th January until Saturday February
7th (except Monday).
are available from The Barbers Shop on Burnham High Street, costing
£8 for adults, childrens £6, families £23. Call
782723 for details.
show has been co-produced by Paul and Wendy Wynn, and Paul told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Rehearsals are going well - it's shaping
up to be a fun performance."
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.
full line-up of chorus singers and dancers taking part in this
year's performance of Cinderella.
(Val Holmes) in a threatening pose with Buttons, played by Paul
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.
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.
junior chorus blue team includes Mollie Kempton, Bethanie Collins,
Lorna Davey, Elizabeth Tolly, Ophelia Hazelton-Cavill, Catherine
Tolly, Penny Sandford-Hughes and Benjamin Kempton
Tahill plays Cash in the show, while the role of Carry is filled
by Trevor Difford, and Frank Neill is Baron Hardup.
Nichol plays Dandini, Rob Blackmore is the King, and Emma Twigg
is Prince Charming.
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.