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14 December 2016


Charming and very funny. Great comic parts create an ultra rich mix of ludicrous fun – whilst Buttons’ love for Cinderella remains touching and sincere. As always, the Chorus are kept extremely busy. Cinderella Review by Noda Society: St Peter PlayersProduction: CinderellaDate: 15th March 2016Report By: Judith Watsham Thank you for inviting me to report on this year’s panto, Cinderella. 
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15 March 2016

Strictly Sex

The Little Grimley Amateur Society are faced with yet another threat to their very existence. Reality TV shows have ravaged their Saturday night audiences, which in their hey-day used to occasionally reach double figures. Never one to take these things lying down, Chairman Gordon has devised a cunning plan to compete head-on – their very own live Saturday night blockbuster,
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20 July 2015

Bad Girls, The Musical

Bad Girls introduces us to an anarchic bunch of women on the edge and up against the odds – prostitutes, addicts, shop-lifters, murderers – each with a story to tell of lives left behind and dreams of a better future ahead, and an entrenched old guard of prison officers out to dash their every hope. Bad Girls, The Musical by
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26 March 2015

Out of Order

When Richard Willey, a government junior minister, plans to spend the evening with Jane Worthington, one of the opposition’s typists, things go disastrously wrong. Out of Order Review by Noda Society: St Peter PlayersProduction: Out of OrderDate: 26th March 2015Report By: Judith Watsham Thank you Tina Barclay for your warm welcome and for sorting out the seating for us.  I
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10 December 2014

Camelot, The Panto

Camelot tells the story of the love between Princess Guinevere and the handsome Prince Arthur. The romance appears doomed to failure when the Princess is kidnapped at the wedding by the evil Morgan Le Fay and her followers Valerin the Vicious and his Mum together with Knight Marlon and Garlon the invisible knight. But the evil kidnappers did not reckon
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17 March 2014

Comedy Triple Bill

Bang You’re DeadLydia and her boyfriend Marcus rehearse the murder of Theo, Lydia’s husband, which they are to commit that evening. When the victim and ‘perfect witness’ arrive all goes according to plan except that Marcus kills Lydia. A ghastly mistake – or are there some deviations from the original plot? In reality Marcus is Theo’s boyfriend and Lydia the
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21 December 2012

Sleeping Beauty

Ben Crocker has transformed the well-loved story of the spellbound sleeping princess into a very funny traditional pantomime. The wicked fairy Carabosse is mightily miffed when she and her naughty feline accomplice Spindleshanks don’t et an invite to the royal christening. Can brave Fairy Peaceful save Princess Aurora from the death spell and keep her safe for her dream prince?
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21 July 2012

Cash On Delivery

Michael Cooney’s riotous farce has all the ingredient’s for rib-tickling hilarity and offers a colourful selection of character roles. Eric Swan (aided by his Uncle George and unbeknown to his wife, Linda) has pocketed thousands of pounds through fraudulent DSS claims. When Norman Bassett (the lodger) opens the door to Mr Jenkins, the DSS Inspector, deceptive mayhem follows — as
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15 December 2010


Aladdin Review Society: St Peter PlayersProduction: AladdinDate: 15th December 2010Report By: Frances Chidell, Buckinghamshire Advertiser “A HIT or a miss?” my neighbour asked as we left after the first night. I said a hit. It was good to be back in the colourful, wise-cracking, absurd and magical world of panto. Saturday afternoon was sold out to parents and children, but
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1 December 2006

Jack and the Beanstalk

The folk tale is embellished with fresh touches as the legend of the Sword in the Stone is reflected in Jack’s methods, the Dame has a tremendous fight with the Giant’s evil henchman and the original Vegetable Fairy displays her usual Power for Good (she is frequently overly optimistic and bungles her efforts).
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