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Aladdin

A pantomime by Peter Webster
Saturday 25 January 2020 - Sunday 26 January 2020
Friday 31 January 2020 - Saturday 1 February 2020
Faringdon Junior School, 26 Gloucester Street, Faringdon SN7 7HY
Directed by Debbie Lock

Performances start 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Doors open 30 minutes earlier. Each performance lasts approximately 2½ hours. MatinĂ©es on Saturdays and Sunday.
Tickets: Adult £10. Child (under 16) £5. No concessions. Adult ticket includes a free programme.
Tickets will be available from Stay Grounded, 7a Market Place, Faringdon.
All details to be confirmed

Aladdin was last performed in 1990 and again in 2010 (photo). This time we have a brand new version especially written by our own Peter Webster. This will be his eleventh pantomime.

aladdin-2010-2Aladdin and his idle young friends are planning what mischief they can get up to, but are taken to task by some of the citizens, just as Aladdin’s mother, Widow Twankey, arrives on the scene, getting the brunt of their displeasure. They are interrupted by the arrival of the Sultan (who bears a striking resemblance to a certain head of state), the Vizier, the Princess and their entourage. The Sultan brags about all he plans to do, only to be reminded by the Vizier that the palace treasury is empty. Once the procession has moved on, Aladdin, obviously smitten by the Princess, is ribbed by his friends and then brought down to earth by his mother, who talks of the job he must find…. Read more? petepanto.co.uk/aladdin.htm

See our Pantomime page for downloadable forms and general information.


15th October 2019Read though 7-10 pm in the United Church.

22nd October 2019Auditions in the United Church. Children 7:00pm, Adults 8:30pm

Rehearsals: Start Mon 11th of November 2018 at 7pm then every Monday (+ Thursdays for principal parts) at the United Church. In January move to the Junior School on days as arranged.


The Cast (adults):

Photo Verity Roberts

Verity Roberts

Photo Martin Waymark

Martin Waymark

Photo Jayne Hoyland

Jayne Hoyland

Photo Matthew Warner

Matthew Warner

Photo Adrian Wells

Adrian Wells

Photo Katie Dyet

Katie Dyet

Photo Jacob Bayliss

Jacob Bayliss

Photo Debbie Lock

Director – Debbie Lock

The Cast (under 18’s):

List to come.

6 shows will be performed over 4 days.