Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Charming, indeed: it's panto time at the Town Hall
Above: sisters Gemma (left) as Cinderella and Jodie Simpson as the fairy godmother take leading roles in the Silsden Community Productions pantomime Cinderella, which is at the Town Hall from December 1st to 3rd. 
Above: in not-so-glad rags, Cinderella meets Prince Charming, played by Wendy Kelk. The panto is directed by David Hardman, assisted by Neil Whitaker. The musical director is Angela Clement and Terry Simpson is the accompanist. Choreography is by Elizabeth Phillips. Stage manager: David Harper; lighting and sound: David Rishworth; props: Alan Raine; prompt: Margaret Simpson.  
Above: there are some ugly scenes, so to speak, with sisters Sharon (Laurence Driver) and Tracy (Neil Whitaker), who make Cinderella's life a misery.
Above: Baron and Baroness Hardup, played by Fergus Hickey and Ros Driver, seldom see eye to eye.
Above: Honest Dick (David Driver, right) and Little Dick (Mark Kelk), are purveyors of products various and dubious.
 Above: Barbara Williamson is the queen who is a thorn in her charming son's side.
Above: Faye Kelk as Buttons. Her sister is cast as Prince Charming and her dad as Little Dick.
Above: bailiffs Snatch and Grab are played by Charlotte Hemingway (right) and Mollie Driver.
Above: tired of champagne, Prince Charming calls for tea for three, served by Dandini (Katie Dale, right).