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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

“Jolly, high-energy show”

There’s enough energy coming off the stage here to power the whole of Mansfield, and most of it comes from Adam Moss as Muddles. He has brazenly old gags, an almost constant presence and can reduce an entire audience to helplessness and hysteria.

He does it with the familiar Twelve Days of Christmas gag, which erupts into the auditorium for a mad sequence from which no one watching is safe. “I’ve got 60-odd shows to do yet!” he protests as he tears around for another circuit.

He’s ably supported by a strong cast that includes Sue Holderness as a forthright and irascible Wicked Queen, stirring her smoking cauldron. Naomi Gisbey is a sweet and unaffected Snow White and Charles Burden is the stoutly determined Nurse.

The seven dwarfs go down a storm, and get their revenge for all the ‘short’ jokes they have to endure. Add to their number the dancing Villagers and the children and the stage is frequently full and lively, with a particularly strong scene and musical number in Down the Mine. It makes for a fabulous walk down too, with bags of sparkle and hearty cheers for the handsome Prince (Andrew Geater) and his bride.


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Production Details
Production nameSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs
VenuePalace Theatre
StartsDecember 1, 2018
EndsJanuary 6, 2019
Running time2hrs 40mins
AuthorAndrew Ryan
DirectorSarah Redmond
Musical directorGeorge Strickland
ChoreographerKirsty Sparks
Set designerJason Bishop, Jon Harris
Costume designerDenis Blatchford
Lighting designerKevin Greene
Sound designerKirk Jackson
CastAdam Moss, Andrew Geater, Charles Burden, Naomi Gisbey, Sue Holderness
Production managerAndy Batty
Stage managerAmber Taylor, Dominic Waldron, Vita Ingram-Anichkin
ProducerMartin Dodd For Uk Productions
VerdictSue Holderness stars in a jolly, high-energy, crowd-pleasing panto
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