best in Somerset!' Burnham Panto Society celebrates award
Pantomime Society's members are celebrating this week after winning
several top awards.
attended the annual Somerset Fellowship of Drama Cinderella Trophy
Awards at the Haynes Motor Museum where they were competing alongside
over 30 different drama groups from across the county.
Cooper, chairwoman of the Burnham group, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
they were "over the moon and flying high" after winning
the top award for the best panto in Somerset following its production
of Aladdin in Burnham in January this year.
is the first time we have won this trophy, everything just came
together for us," she says. "What a team, what a show!"
also gained a trophy for Best Musical director and Xav Underwood
also won best theatre musician, while best male singer went to Chris
Bissell who also won the best supernatural character. We also won
a shield for best theatre design."
also picked up the award for best costumes for Denise McKenna and
her team. Emma Twigg also recieved a highly commended for her role
as 'Wishy Washy'."
Arthur also won a nomination for best performance in the under 16
nominations were Shannon Manlow for best principal boy, Mo Cooper
in best supernatural role, Nettie Manlow, and, last but not least,
we had a nomination for Best Director class for Lorna Blair."
said: "It takes real teamwork to win the highest accolade that
the Somerset Fellowship of Drama awards to pantomimes."
year the Burnham-On-Sea pantomime will be Robinson Crusoe. Auditions
will be held on 17th and 18th July 2017 between 7pm-9.30pm at The