Burnham Pantomime Society's Puss In Boots set to open
rehearsals are underway for Burnham District Pantomime Society's
annual show which opens on January 24th.
In Boots is sure to be a hit with audiences when it is held at
the town's Princess Theatre from Friday January 24th until Saturday
is a traditional Pantomime for all the family. It centres on a
poor Millers son, Jack, who has dreams of bettering himself and
marrying a beautiful Princess. His only possession is the mill
cat Puss, who is clever and can talk," said Mo Cooper, Chairman
of Burnham District Pantomime Society.
works out a plan to make his master into the Marquis of Carrabas
and he also helps Jack to deal with the terrible shape-changing
ogre who is masquerading as Sir Roger and also trying to win the
Princesses hand in marriage. To find out who will succeed in the
quest and what happens along the way to Jack Puss and the other
folk in this story, you will have to come and watch!"
in the key roles are Nick Elswood (King Herbert), Katie Shepard
(Princess Alice), Emma Twigg (Queen Mildred), Melvyn Shephard
(Dame), Jenna Pickton (Jack), Laura Sandford-Hughes (Puss), Alastair
Murray (Lord Roger), Gabbie Blair (Nosmo), Shannon Manlow (Narrator)
and Joe Harrington (Nopar).
junior chorus comprises Louisa Arthur, Daisy-May Karks, Elena
Mitchell, Freyba Buttery, Eleni Markoutsas and Zoe Loveridge.
The senior chorus comprises Harry Nicholls, Zoe Nichsolson, Emily
Elswood, Lorna Davey, Harley Shadbolt, Owen Twigg, Georgia Twigg,
Archie Williams, Tom Manlow, Rachel Major, Emily Bees, Juliet
Bissell, Angelina Mitchell, Rory Shadbolt and Kody Shadbolt.
those taking part are local dancers from Burnham's Dance Fit Studio.
The Pantomime Dancers include Jemma Dernum, Zoe Oakley, Symone
Wright and Beth Lewis.
added: "We have wonderful costumes, music, songs, lights
and colourful scenery, all put together by the society's production
teams under the direction of Lorna Blair. A warm welcome awaits
from our Front of House team."
performances start at 7pm and there are 3.30pm matinees on Saturday
25th January and Sunday 26th January.
cost £10 for adults, £8 for concessions, £6
for children, or £25 for a family ticket for two adults
and two children. They can be bought online at www.princesstheatreandartscentre.co.uk.
Family tickets are only available by calling 01278-784464 or by
visiting the box office.