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Cinderella – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Director and Writer: Paul Hendy Reviewer: Dan English Pantomime is a Christmas tradition, yet almost becoming as traditional is the turkey on the table is the high quality of Canterbury’s festive offering, with the Marlowe’s production of Cinderella being no different. Boasting a cast of soap stars and Canterbury panto stalwarts, this year’s production of Cinderella delivers the high-quality pantomime ...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – The Lyceum, Sheffield

Writer and Director: Paul Hendy Musical Director: Francis Goodhand Choreographer: Sarah Langley Reviewer: Janet Jepson The Lyceum Theatre is well-known in the region for pulling out all the stops when it comes to pantomimes, and they just seem to get better and better. On the face of it, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs isn’t really an exciting story and ...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs at Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre

Director: Paul Hendy Writer: Paul Hendy Reviewer: Dan English   It's another extraordinary pantomime production at Canterbury's Marlowe Theatre this year as Eastenders' Rita Simons stars in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Simons stars as Snow White's evil stepmother, desperate to stop her from marrying Prince Charming. It's a story that is familiar to everyone in the audience, but ...

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Aladdin – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Writer and Director: Paul Hendy Musical Director: Chris Wong Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree   Evolution Productions is back (oh yes, it is) at Canterbury’s Marlowe Theatre, bringing its trademark sunshine to the southeast for its tenth consecutive season. Audience participation is required from the outset, but don’t worry, there’s always time for a practice and however loud/sympathetic/enthusiastic you are first time-round, ...

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Jack and the Beanstalk – Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Writer and Director: Paul Hendy Reviewer: Victoria Bawtree Oh no! The legendary Marlowe Theatre Ghost-Gag Bench has been stolen! Well, thank goodness it’s panto season again and Jack Trot alongside Billy Trott and Dame Trott can rescue one bench, one break-dancing cow and … oh yes, one princess … from the evil clutches of Dr Hefferflumphenstein, some rather freaky zombies, ...

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