Bottisham Players, January 23-25th, 2003
Sinbad the Sailor, the Bottisham Players panto was as I predicted
great fun. My lot took up most of a row and we made an occasion
of it and joined in with gusto, aided and abetted by staff from
Queens Court who sat nearby and were clearly out to enjoy themselves.
Old timers cared for by such jolly folk are indeed fortunate.
The strength of the Players was demonstrated again for many star
actors took small roles on the principle of sharing out the plum
parts. The Dame this time was Players veteran Alan Milne with
a nice line in stripy tights. The plot rolled along slickly under
new Director Val Quy and the large cast, musicians and backstage
hands combined to make a memorable show. There were many fine
performances and it would be invidious to mention some and not
others for all were good. The JH Oscar this time goes to Colin
Bryant for the second year running. Last year he wowed us with
his amazing tights and this time in a cameo role as old King