Meet the Cast

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Jack & The Beanstalk

Jack: Gemma Bowles. Our favourite thigh slapping principal boy is back in the shorty shorts and ready to save the day again.

Simple Simon: Naomi Robertson. Fresh from playing the title role in "Nell Gwynn", Naomi will be entertaining everyone in Old Windy Bottom.

Dame Dotty Dimple: Tony Creasey. There's certainly no one like this Dame as the greatest of them all returns once again.

Piccalilli the Witch: Linnet Bird. Boo and hiss all you like, our Linnet is made of truly horrible stuff - when the part demands of course.

Sugardust the Fairy: Anna Webb: It is a great pleasure to welcome back Anna to the stage.

Long may her wand sparkle.

Rancid the Ratman: Adrian Stent. Rancid by name, rancid by.... oh you get the gist. Get those boos ready boys and girls.

 

King Crumble: Howard Bicknell. Regal, poised and statesmanlike. Just three words never used to describe our muddle headed monarch.

 

Queen Apricot: Vicky Gavin. Stand by everyone, the queen is on the march and no one gets the better of this right on the money Royal.

 

Princess Charlotte: Verity Foster. With a twinkle in her eye and stardust in her toes, our lovely Princess brings joy wherever she goes. 

 

Snatchett: Mike Byrne. Uh oh, here comes trouble. As long as he doesn't have his partner in crime with him, we should be alright.

Scarper: Rob Lloyd. Oh dear! A welcome return for Rob following his appearance as an (extremely) ugly sister in 2019's Cinderella.

Giant Buster Gut-Bucket: Eric Collins. Yikes! The Giant isn't happy and everyone is going to know about it.

Humphrey: Jasper Gammon. Looking after the King & Queen is nobody's idea of fun but surely nothing can go wrong. Can it?

Magic Harp: Ant Roy. Another debutant, not only to Panto but to the Thespians. Hope you enjoy it Ant.

Buttercup: Front - Kim Seymour Back - Debbie Impiazzi. We're looking forward to a truly mooving performance ladies. Don't let anyone tell you udderwise.

Chorus: Jasper Gammon, Ant Roy, Eric Collins, Matt Fowler, Tom Burke, Debbie Bowyer, Robyn Davies, Ana Ochoa-Fagan, Debra Allen, Ingrid Collins.

Junior Chorus: To be announced.

Director: Sally Waghorn. Is there nothing she can't do?  Fresh from directing  Just What The Doctor Ordered! and appearing in Nell Gwynn, Sally is back in the saddle with a true Panto classic.