A Chorus of Chinese Citizens, Cave Sprites, Palace Attendants and Guards.
When Aladdin rubs the golden lamp a magical genie appears and says he will grant him three wishes. Well, as a director, if I had 3 wishes I'd wish for:
1) more time
2) more time
3) an endless bottle of single malt (because there will never be enough time)
Luckily, this year I have been granted something far better; a break from it all!
It is with great pleasure that I can announce that Lisa will be directing 2018's pantomime alongside Helena and I'm sure it will be a fantastic production.
My plan is to be in the chorus (the least stressful part of the show) and if you would like to join me or take a principal role then come on down to our first meeting Wednesday 5th July to find out more.
The committee have decided on a script and we are currently waiting for the performance...
After 26 years of amazing dedication, the Bethel Crowd’s dame Will (the plumber) Taylor is hanging up his dress. During his career with the society, Will has been sent to Mars, blown up a variety of ovens and scared off an infinite number of ghosts. This January’s production of Puss in Boots was his final performance on the Bethel’s stage as the dame.
Will Taylor is local to Westhoughton but can be seen fitting and fixing bathrooms all around Bolton. His years as a full time plumber and part time dame have, unfortunately, taken their toll on him. Mr Taylor says, ‘I’ve enjoyed every minute of being on the stage but I can’t handle it with my plumbers knees anymore.’
Over the years Will has brought much laughter to audiences of all ages. He brought so much personality to his performances that there wasn’t always space on the stage for the rest of the actors. After 26 years, Will finally got the hang of spotting when he was being stitched up. This skill would have saved him trying to reassem...