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Cinderella – Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Writer: Daniel O’Brien Director: Rhiannon Hannon Musical Director: Jim Lunt Choreographer: Louise Denison Designer: Mark Walters Reviewer: Ron Simpson Wakefield Theatre Royal pantomimes come with a guarantee of good quality traditional fun, with a successful formula that delivers every time. Daniel O’Brien (aka Colin Blumenau) does the words, locally sourced and not too naughty, Rhiannon Hannon directs unshowily, and with ...

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Dick Whittington – Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Alistair Higgins, Chris Hannon and James Dinsmore in Dick Whittington

Writer: Daniel O’Brien Director: Rhiannon Hannon Musical Director: Jim Lunt Reviewer: Ron Simpson The Theatre Royal Wakefield believes in traditional pantomime and does it very well. Even the glossy programme tells us, in between the colour-in drawings and kids’ puzzles, the history of Dick Whittington on stage. The Theatre Royal takes its pantomime seriously, though never solemnly. Experienced pantomime writer ...

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