Tag: pantomime

12 January 2015

Review of Beauty and the Beast – the Roll ‘n’ Roll Panto

I was a bit worried about going to see the Rock 'n' Roll Panto at the New Wolsey Theatre in January. Previoulsy I had always been when the annual pantomime opens in late November – so would it seem weird, with Christmas references and jokes, when the festivities were all over?   Not a problem. There was nothing said about Christmas, just the usual pantomime-cum-rock […]

30 November 2011

Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood – the rock’n’roll panto

  24 November 2011 – 28 January 2012 This years Rock’n’Roll panto is well underway at the New Wolsey Theatre, (“oh no it isn’t… oh yes it is!”)……. The team on Civic Drive have been very clever, carving a niche (albeit a rather large one!) for a pantomime audience who don’t want the sugary, romantic style of traditional pantomime but something more sassy, that appeals to older children, teenagers […]