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Robin Hood and The Babes in the Wood -

<B>Robin Hood and The Babes in the Wood</B>

Date: Thursday 23rd January 2020
Time: 19:15

Having been awarded Best Pantomime for its 2018 production St Blazey Amateur Operatic Society has once again been nominated in three categories for the Cornwall Drama Association Awards : Best Pantomime, Best Set plus a special award for its 2019 Production of “Aladdin” which celebrated the Society’s 70th Anniversary. 
These Awards will be announced at the Hotel Bristol, Newquay on 23rd November 2019.

The Society Members are currently working hard, rehearsing for the coming Pantomime -  a new story by Mike Mears who is also the Director.  Music from Nigel Read and Choreography by Nicky Murphy.

The musical numbers are fast and furious but everyone is enjoying rehearsals. The familiar story of good versus evil has some interesting twists and turns. It's another fun-filled frolic suitable for all the family and for children from 3 to 93 plus.

Our Story starts with King John hatching a plot to kill good King Richard and spiriting away his ward, Phillipa of Cognac. This will allow King John to take the throne and the King Richard’s fortune all for himself. Boo Hiss!

The story continues with the Sheriff of Rottingham and his hench person, Griselda of Gisbourne return to the village where they find villagers getting ready to celebrate Goose Fayre. Here they announce a rise in taxes which obviously does not go down well.

They are also looking for Robin Hood and his merry band but the plucky villagers will not give away his hiding place, if, indeed, he is really hiding.   We meet Maid Marian who thinks Robin is in the woods with his merry men playing  bows and arrows.

The story continues in the convoluted way in which pantomimes meander and includes Dame Granny Fanny Fishslice who lives in a shoe in the middle of the woods and looks after the orphans (babes). We meet with two kindly nuns, Congeliea and Anaglypta, who run a mobile hog roast much to Friar Tuck’s delight.

The Sheriff continues with his cunning plan to find King Richards' ward whilst Granny is trying to get the orphans to bed.

Oh No! Calamity and confusion.
Catastrophy and complicity.
Who has been captured?
Who has escaped?
Will the Sheriff of Rottingham get his evil way?
“Oh yes he will!  Oh no he won’t” to find out you will need to book your tickets from CRBO soon!.

Ticket prices remain the same as last year.
Tuesday 21st will be a soft performance with dimmed house lights, no loud noises and quieter music.
There is NO performance on Wednesday 22nd January.
There are 2 Matineés, at 11.15 a.m. & 3.15 p.m. on Sat. 18th,  Sun.19th & Sat.25th January
 

Tickets in advance :
Adults : £12.00,  Under16s : £8.00,  Family (2Adults, 2Under16s) : 34.00.  
Groups of 20+ discount of £1.00 per ticket - discount shows in Shopping Cart
Concessions for large parties of children, please call CRBO
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