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Cinderella takes to stage in Skelmanthorpe

40th pantomime by local Methodist Church drama group

Skelmanthorpe’s Methodist Wives Group are staging their annual panto this week - celebrating their 40th amateur production.

The group staged their first panto in 1977 - and have marked their milestone with a production of Cinderella.

Sylvia Lodge, who helps co-ordinate the group, said: “We’ve done this every year for 40 years, so this time we want to make a bit of a splash about it.”

This year’s Cinderella features plenty of slapstick, with the ugly sisters named Salmonella and Listeria, played by Edna Fisher and Rose Merry.

The leading role was played by Clare Dodsley, who gets to travel in the production’s very own Cinderella carriage.

Songs will include a ‘Frozen Medley’ and at the finale the whole cast sing ‘So Long, Farewell’.

Cinderella is on at Pilling Lane Methodist Church on Saturday at 7.15pm.

Pilling Lane Methodist Church, Skelmanthorpe. Methodist Wives 40th anniversary pantomime, Cinderella. Some of the cast from the anniversary pantomime performed in the church hall.


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