This season I have been very lucky to see 3 pantomimes but that is a very small number compared to Daniel Dawson who has clocked up over 30 pantomimes this Christmas for his pantomime blog www.pantoinsider.com. I caught up with Daniel last weekend at the Hawth in Crawley before his visit to Jack and the […]
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Panto season has definitely started with a bang! Our first look at what’s on offer in the South East takes us to the Ashcroft Theatre in Croydon for their festive offering of Cinderella. Cinderella | Review Produced by Evolution Productions and starring one of their pantomime regulars Stephen Mulhern as Buttons, my hopes were […]
Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield Halls, Croydon | Fri 4th Dec 2015 to Sun 3rd Jan 2016 (times vary)
Paul Hendy and Emily Wood for Evolution Pantomimes
in association with Fairfield Halls presents
starring Stephen Mulhern
You are invited to the most magical Royal Ball ever! Prepare your party clothes for this year’s fabulous Christmas pantomime at the Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield Halls, CINDERELLA.
Top TV personality and entertainer STEPHEN MULHERN, presenter of ITV’s Catchphrase, Big Star’s Little Star and Britain’s Got More Talent, stars as Buttons and leads a sensational cast in this magical fun-packed family pantomime.
STEWART WRIGHT, familiar for his role as PC Mark Mylow in the popular TV drama Doc Martin and MATTHEW DAINES, who also directs the pantomime, play the outrageous Ugly Sisters sure to delight with their wonderful, wacky wardrobe.
RICHARD WALSH, best known as Bert ‘Sicknote’ Quigley in the hit TV series London’s Burning is Cinderella’s father, Baron Hardup.
LISA DAVINA PHILLIP, currently appearing in the West End as Mrs Phelps in Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical, works her magic as the Fairy Godmother.
STEVE WICKENDEN plays the role of Dandini and JOANNA SAWYER is the beautiful Cinderella.
Featuring great comedy, music and choreography, beautiful sets and costumes, magical illusions, a fantastic supporting cast and, not forgetting audience participation, this much-loved fairy tale will entertain the whole family.
Once again, written by PAUL HENDY and produced by EVOLUTION, the team behind last year’s smash-hit Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, CINDERELLA promises to be the funniest and most spectacular show of the year!
Ashcroft Theatre, Fairfield Halls, Croydon
Fri 4th Dec 2015 to Sun 3rd Jan 2015 (times vary – please visit Fairfields website for details)
Tickets are on sale from the Fairfield Halls Box Office 020 8688 9291
or online at www.fairfield.co.uk
Friday 4th to Friday 11th December, Saturday 2nd 5.30pm and Sunday 3rd January are £18.
Adults £22, £27 & £30
Children & Senior Citizens £21, £22 & £25 .
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 2 Children) £95.
Great concessions are available for Groups, Schools, Brownies and Cubs,
call Group Bookings on 020 8603 3973 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Theatre South East was at the Fairfield Halls, when they held their exciting Panto launch.. Stephen Mulhern who will play Buttons in this year’s panto answered questions about what it is like being back in Croydon and why he likes playing Buttons so much. Stephen Mulhern You played Buttons at Fairfield Halls ten years, […]
Another week, another panto launch, you’d think I would be getting tired by now, but no, I love the buzz that surrounds a theatre when a pantomime cast come together for the first time, don their colourful iconic costumes and meet the press. This week I was at the Fairfield Halls in Croydon, for the […]
The Hawth’s pantomime for 2014/15, Sleeping Beauty drew more than 27,000 people to the Crawley venue during it’s three week run. That’s a staggering 94% of all the available seats for the show. Sleeping Beauty starred TV favourite Stephen Mulhern, alongside CBeebie’s Cat Sandion and impressionist Hilary O’Neil. The smash hit pantomime had all the […]
Christmas for me means Pantomime! Pantomimes have appeal for family young and old, a relaxed atmosphere, audience participation, corny jokes, innuendos and not to mention song and dance routines, what’s not to like? Sleeping Beauty at the Hawth, Crawley has all the usual clichés and more! Stephen Mulhern (Britain’s Got More Talent, Catchphrase) returns to […]
Panto Season is well and truly approaching!
The Hawth in Crawley invites us to see the magical tale of Sleeping Beauty.
Brought to Crawley by Evolution Pantos who produced last year’s successful pantomime Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty promises to delight and amaze audiences with all the usual ingredients of a festive family treat – lots of glamour, romance, comedy, song, dance and audience participation.
Evolution, the producers of the year’s Hawth pantomime Sleeping Beauty auditioned over 200 local dancers for their juvenile teams at The Hawth last week. After putting all the hopefuls through their paces, 23 girls were selected to appear alongside TV star, Stephen Mulhern, impressionist Hilary O’Neil and CBeebies’ Cat Sandion in the smash-hit show, Sleeping […]
The producers of the year’s Hawth pantomime Sleeping Beauty auditioned over 30 local performers for the title role over the weekend, and, after putting all the hopefuls through their paces, chose Lauren Cocoracchio to star alongside TV star, Stephen Mulhern, impressionist Hilary O’Neil and CBeebies’ Cat Sandion in their smash-hit pantomime, Sleeping Beauty.