Event review: Cinderella And The Beanstalk at Stanley Halls

Posted on December 20th, by Andrew Graham in Culture. No Comments

An excellent, funny, traditional-modern combo – which didn’t quite connect with its young audience

 Cinderella And The Beanstalk is the work of the Sleeping Trees company, described as ‘a delectable cocktail of your favourite pantomimes’ and featuring a range of familiar characters including Rumplestiltskin, Cinderella, Prince Charming, the Fairy Godmother, Jack and – naturally – his cow. It was on at Stanley Halls from 1st to 10th … Read More »

Event review: Fairfield Halls panto 2015: Cinderella, you shall go to the ball

Posted on December 11th, by Danielle Lowe in Culture. No Comments

Laughs, groans and cheesy punchlines. It’s panto time again, says Danielle Lowe

Panto always promises to be filled with laughter from the belly and sparkling costumes, and this year’s Cinderella at the Fairfield Halls is no exception.

The traditional story of the hard-working beautiful girl forced to do so many things by her ugly and wicked step-sisters is given a fun and updated twist thanks … Read More »