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Jack and the Beanstalk

Date

24th February 1913

Society

Hereford Amateur Pantomime Society

Venue

The Courtyard, Hereford

Type of Production

Pantomime

Musical Director

Simon Allen

Choreographer

Lisa Fraser

Report

Author: Wendy Winterburn

This was a very enjoyable and slick performance.  It was lovely to see the wide variety of ages on stage.  Barrie Spink was very good as Fleshcreep and got lots of boos and hisses as his character deserved and his two solos were sung very well.  Jane Spink and Jaki Poole were very good as Jack Trott and Jill respectively.  I enjoyed Jill's solo of Rescue Me whilst in the cage in the giants castle.  Dame Trott was very well performed by Steve Raven along with Sam Stacey as Simon Trott.  Push and Shove played by David Piears and Stuart Dalton respectively were a good double act and I liked Shove's exclamation of “Have mercy Percy!”  All musical numbers were well sung and also the dancing was well done.  The set was very good and I liked the effect of the Beanstalk growing.  Well done to everyone involved and thank you for inviting me.