Past Shows

Information for Queen of Hearts (2010)

Queen of Hearts, was a Pantomime directed by Amy Clarke & Robert Painter. The Queen of Hearts is based on the nursery rhyme of the same name, involving the fearsome Queen, her henpacked husband, an evil prime minister, Alice and princes and fair young ladies in abundance. There are also of course fairies and demons and many familiar characters from Wonderland - the Mad Hatter, Walrus, the Duchess and many others.

It is a traditional panto, with the Queen as the dame and the familiar panto fun - lots of singing, dancing, jokes and plenty of slapstick!

Cast, includes (amongst others)

Columbine, the Fairy of all HeartsEve Earles
Mischief, a little JokerLee Campion
Deuce, the Demon of SpadesCharles Jeffrey-Hudson
The Queen of Hearts, a Royal FlushPhil Barfett
The King of Hearts, delightful but dimRon Lester
Prince Valentine, the Prince of HeartsTerina Ellacott
Alice, the Girl from WonderlandAngela Elswood
Jack, the Knave of HeartsJosh Waters
Tilly Flop, a tweeny maidJo North-Lewis
Sir Sinister Spade, as black as his suitIan Croxton
Camilla, ward of Sir SinisterLauren Hasson
David of Diamonds, no stranger to HeartsLeighann Johns
Stick, a ShufflerCrispin King
Twist, the other ShufflerMatt Taylor
The White Rabbit, a friend of AliceLeonie Wintercrane
Wonderland Characters
CarpenterGemma Gilbert
CookBetty Woodhams
DoormouseBrontë Cobbledick
DuchessSarah OConnor
Mad HatterHayley Bridgman
SonRebecca Rose
Father Williams Jenny Ball
Walrus Nicola Bridgman

Issy Alford, Jenny Ball, Hayley Bridgman, Nicola Bridgman, Bronte Cobbledick, Chloe Davies, Becky Gilbert, Gemma Gilbert, Georgia Greening, Nancy Hawksworth, Katrina Hooper, Sian Howarth, Wendy Isaac, Julie Jones, Rebecca Lock, Samantha Lock, Gemma Marshall, Sarah OConnor, Catherine Pitt, Rebecca Rose, Claire Westlake, Kyla Williams, Pat Williams, Zoe Williams, Betty Woodhams

Photos from Queen of Hearts

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