Ms Myles: “On Thursday 6th December we all got on the bus and went to Cambridge to see Aladdin! A huge thank you to all the staff that came to support our students at the Arts Theatre. The students were exceptional and a real credit to our school. It was fantastic to see the students laugh out loud, boo at the baddie, scream ‘it’s behind you’ and join in with the songs. The dancing gorilla and the slippery laundrette were my personal favourites! I am hoping that Ms Elkins has forgiven me for adding her to the birthday shout out list!”
We would like to say a big thank you to Ms Myles for organising and arranging for all the students to attend this event, it was a big success and everyone had a wonderful time. Same again next year!
By Dan in Burton“Overall I really enjoyed the pantomime ‘Aladdin’. I felt like royalty sat in the royal box and I had an excellent view of the stage. The best part was the laundry scene, it was hilarious. Widow Twanky and Wishy Washy kept falling over and were covered in slime.
My favourite character was the Genie, played by Andy Abraham. He gave a stellar performance and had a great singing voice. It’s not a surprise that he is a good singer as he came second on the X Factor in 2005!
I really did not like the character Wishy Washy. Whenever he came on stage, he tried to get the audience to join in with the ‘baby shark’ song which was really annoying. However, he was pretty impressive doing ventriloquism with his monkey puppet ‘George’.
The villain of the pantomime, Abanazer, was played by actor and dancer Wayne Sleep. He played the villain part really well with his evil voice and stage makeup.
Overall I would give this pantomime a rating of 8/10 and I would recommend it to family and friends.”