"Good old-fashioned entertainment done brilliantly well!"
For me, Pantomime is one of the most enjoyable art forms we have in this country and when I heard that Ian McKellen was bringing Mother Goose to the stage, I knew I had to see it and it was probably one of the best decisions I’ve made! This show is pure perfection from start to finish….let me tell you why!
The most endearing thing about this Pantomime is the simplicity of the staging (Liz Ascroft). There are no big LED displays, no flying carpets, or pyrotechnics, as simply put, the show is the star and does not need all the bells and whistles you may find on the current Panto circuit. It feels fresh, but also in the same breath feels very traditional. Written by Jonathan Harvey, the humour runs throughout and my face is still aching the following day as I’m writing! There is a lot of very silly humour making the show perfect for adults and children alike.