Jack and the Beanstalk

January 2004
 
Written by
Judy Shone
 
Music by
Peter Frost









Synopsis

We are in Pantoland once again and this year sees us following the rags to riches story of JackTrott (Lorraine Pearson) who sets off from a sleepy finish and ends up climbing the beanstalk to confront the Giant (Joe Castillani).

Superb costumes and a firm hand on the procceedings courtesy of Director Andrew Cameron ensure that this pantomine overflows with success. Imaginative sets and excellent dancing and performances made this panto a winner.

'Far from wilting, this beanstalk definately flourished'. See press review below.










  Cast List









The Main Players
Mrs Trott
Andrew Cameron
Jack trott
Lorraine Pearson
Billy Trott
Mark Barratt
Wally
Ryan Martinez
King
Richard Turner
Princess
Amelia Bailey
Squire
Andy Godber
Grusum
Bob Price
Mrs Hipkins
Jessica Wall
Giant
Joe Castellani
Giant's Mummy
Linda Mayes
Hag
Maeve Price
Fairy
Jo Harris
Imp
Layla Whitefoot
Harp
Chelsea Harros
Patty 'O Doors
Tom Burton
Other Parts
Daisy The Cow
Nick Green
Robyn Harwood 

Villagers
Sam Burton
Sian Christian
Jess Ford
Carly Halford
Andrew Kellan
Rebecca Mayes
Holly Marriot
Laura Newbold
Rob Phillips
Charlotte Swift
Ashleigh Taylor


Production Team


 


Costumes
Georgina Cooley
Jessica Wall
Tom Burton
Andrew Cameron
Janis Jarvis
Richard Turner

Choreography Rebecca Mayes Sound and Music Peter Frost Makeup Design Suzy Barrett
Amie Lacy
Natalie Williams

Prompt Linda Mayes
Maeve Price
Stage and Set Construction
Alec Pringle
Jessica Wall
Carl Wilkinson
Joe Castellani
Peter Taffs
Trevor Jarvis
Scenic Artists Jessica Wall Carl Wilkinson Lighting Paul Frost Director Andrew Cameron Business and House Manager Kath Williams Keith Williams


  Rehearsal Photos


Smiles all round.. Fun on set.  Not stage struck at all.  Jess, Lorraine and Amelia pose for the camera.
Andrew directs.. More discussions on the plotting and staging. It's taking shape slowly. Some of the cast learning lines.


  Press Reviews  


Hucknall Dispatch

Far from wilting, this beanstalk definitely flourished..

By Ben Padley

ALWAYS a firm favourite with the kids, 'Jack and the Beanstalk' was an apt choice for the Hucknall Community Theatre Group's 2004 Panto. Because it was almost 10 years to the day since they last performed the popular story. More..

Hucknall Dispatch

Panto Star took 'break a leg' adage too literally!

By Dennis Robinson

'BREAK a leg' is a well-known expression in the world of theatre to wish a performer good luck. But Amanda Bailey came close to taking it too literally when she appeared in the Hucknall Community Theatre Group's 2004 pantomime 'Jack and the Beanstalk'. More..


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