Jack and the Beanstalk Coming To Ashford This Panto Season!
The action-packed Christmas pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk is coming to Ashford this festive season. Brought to you by Kent based, Blue Phoenix Productions Ltd, this popular panto tale is filled with bundles of audience participation and hilarious slapstick comedy.
The residents of Ashford have long called for a professional pantomime in the town and Blue Phoenix Productions are proud to have teamed up with sponsors Ashford School to make it happen.
When Jack sells Daisy, his beloved family cow, for magic beans, he soon discovers they open up an unexpected world of thrilling adventure.
Join Jack, Silly Billy and Dame Trott as they scale the Beanstalk, outwit the Giant and are reunited with Jill, the girl Jack loves and Daisy the Cow.
Speaking about the production, Pantomime Dame and Director Paul Ketley said, “The great thing about pantomime is that it appeals to everyone and we are delighted to be bringing Ashford its first professional production this Christmas. Pantomime is often peoples first experience of live theatre, they bring new audiences into theatres, including many children who may have never attended a theatre performance before. Going to see a pantomime could spark a lifelong love of theatre in young people.”
This spectacular family pantomime is full of fee-fi-fo-FUN for all ages from 1 to 100. With fantastic musical numbers, dazzling costumes and breath-taking sets, this is one Christmas treat not to be missed.
The professional cast includes Paul Ketley as Dame Dolly Trott, Hubert Cox as Jack, Charley Byrne as Silly Billy, Rob Hancox as Fleshcreep, Jade Bell as Jill and Stephanie Coats as Fairy Beansprout. They will be supported by a troupe of professional dancers and a talented ensemble of 40 local children.
The show runs at Brake Hall, Ashford School, East Hill, TN24 8PB from the 16th December to the 4th January. Tickets priced from £12.00 are on sale now at www.ashfordpantomime.co.uk. Special offers are available for school and organised group bookings, call 01233 367399 for further details.