Three Horseshoes Pub, Towersey
Walter Rose Room, HVH
Bernard Hall, Cuddington
By Francescsa Flaxton - 30th October 2023 5:00pm
Following last year's successful charity event, Haddenham Players presented three hilarious performances of 'It'll be Alright on Panto Night 2' at the Village Hall last weekend.
The show was a comedy about a production of 'Sleeping Beauty' performed as if in the final stages of rehearsals, complete with deliberate mispronunciations, amusing prompts and script reading errors.
A strong cast of 12 local adults, young people and children ably presented a highly entertaining show, written and directed by John Yates and produced by Gordon Lawson. Classic panto style acting was greeted with responses of boos, hisses and "he's behind you" from the modest but enthusiastic audiences!
Solo, duet and company performances of many well-known singalong songs were confidently delivered to a very high standard. Creative makeup, fabulous costumes provided by Gillian Liddell and a competent team of sound, lighting and front of house volunteers all contributed to the overall entertainment. Congratulations to everyone involved!
Net proceeds from the weekend's performances will be donated to the Red Cross Appeal and local charities.
Haddenham Players was formed in 1954 and has presented numerous comedies, dramas and pantomimes in venues throughout the village. They are always keen to find new members or people interested in supporting them in any way.
Haddenham Players can be contacted on email@example.com.
Their next production will be Peter Pan on 10th and 11th February.
Lots more photographs are available to enjoy on the Haddenham.net Flickr page.
Please don't be put off if you are greeted by a rather lengthy and complicated 'cookies' screen on the Flickr platform -- just scroll down to the bottom and click on 'accept all'
Here's the link: https://flic.kr/s/aHBqjB1tfQ
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
This Sunday the 25th February the first Board Games Club will take place at the Airfield Pavilion, 2pm — 4:30pm Discover a world of gaming with an extensive board game collection! From classic family favourites to modern gems like Settlers of Catan, Carcassonne, Ticket to Ride and more. There will be have a wide variety of games for younger children too, so bring the whole family...
Are you a relatively new resident in the village?Have you discovered the delights of Snakemoor yet — Haddenham's own little nature reserve, located on the West (Thame side) of the railway station?It's a wonderful area to walk and enjoy the countryside on our doorstep. And as you will see from the recent photographs kindly supplied by Gill Harvey, Spring is very much in sight. There...
A Proposal to Federate Haddenham Community Infant School and Haddenham Community Junior School from Autumn Term 2024Our Vision:Our vision for the Federation is to deliver an environment across the two schools where all pupils can thrive, by developing the existing close physical and working relationships between the schools.ProposalThe Governing Boards of Haddenham Community Infant...