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Triumphant return for Cindy Fellaless – Senior Production

After its unfortunate postponement owing to illness a few weeks ago, Cindy Fellaless, our senior school production, blazed back with glorious pizazz last night, providing a great evening’s entertainment to the appreciative audience at Norwich’s Puppet Theatre.

Employing a clever ‘play (or in this case, pantomime) within a play’ device, the witty dialogue and well-paced action showcased the comedic timing, acting, dancing and singing talents of its young cast, under the skilled direction of Head of Drama Jenny Richards who also wrote the script.

Remember – you can still order photographs until Friday 29th April. Order slips are with the photo display in the “Black hole” and should be returned to Reception with the appropriate monies, please.

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“Hugely entertaining” Cindy Fellaless is on again tonight!

Don’t forget you can see our excellent senior production TONIGHT at the Norwich Puppet Theatre.  Please don’t miss out on this great production! There are still some tickets available from the Puppet Theatre Box Office.  Read a review below…

“Hugely entertaining! The production has been cleverly devised as a pantomime within a play, with many humorous moments and funny one-liners galore! The young cast really rose to the occasion and there were some excellent individual performances, though it would be unfair to single any out as the whole cast excelled themselves. I would thoroughly recommend this as an evening of good fun for all the family.” Audience member at first evening performance

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“Hugely entertaining” Cindy Fellaless is on again next Thursday!

A reminder for anyone who bought tickets for the postponed second performance of our senior production last term – you can see the show next Thursday evening at the Norwich Puppet Theatre.  Please don’t miss out on this great production! There are additional tickets available from the Puppet Theatre Box Office. Read a review below…

“Hugely entertaining! The production has been cleverly devised as a pantomime within a play, with many humorous moments and funny one-liners galore! The young cast really rose to the occasion and there were some excellent individual performances, though it would be unfair to single any out as the whole cast excelled themselves. I would thoroughly recommend this as an evening of good fun for all the family.” Audience member at first evening performance

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STOP PRESS senior production tonight is postponed

Sadly, so many of our cast have gone down with the ‘flu that is doing the rounds that we have had to make the difficult decision to postpone tonight’s performance until Thursday 21st April. Many of the girls soldiered bravely on yesterday and filled gaps for absences,  but today there are just too many people who are too unwell to perform. We apologise sincerely to those of you with tickets for tonight – they will still be valid for the later date.

If you are unable to make the new date, we will of course issue a full refund.

For additional tickets for the revised date, please contact the Puppet Theatre Box Office.

It will be worth the wait, as this review from last night shows –

“Hugely entertaining! The production has been cleverly devised as a pantomime within a play, with many humorous moments and funny one-liners galore! The young cast really rose to the occasion and there were some excellent individual performances, though it would be unfair to single any out as the whole cast excelled themselves. I would thoroughly recommend this as an evening of good fun for all the family.”

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Cindy Fellaless is “hugely entertaining”!

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The cast of Cindy Fellaless at dress rehearsal.

We have received the review below from one of the parents who attended last night’s performance of our senior school production at the Puppet Theatre. If you missed out last night, there are still a few tickets available for the final performance this evening from the Puppet Theatre Box Office.

“Hugely entertaining! The production has been cleverly devised as a pantomime within a play, with many humorous moments and funny one-liners galore! The young cast really rose to the occasion and there were some excellent individual performances, though it would be unfair to single any out as the whole cast excelled themselves. I would thoroughly recommend this as an evening of good fun for all the family.”

 



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Tickets still available for tonight and tomorrow!

Cindy revised 1Don’t forget that our famous senior school production is on tonight (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday)  at Norwich’s Puppet Theatre. There are still some tickets left for both performances – call Reception on 01603 810390 if you’d like some, or get them direct from the theatre on the evening.

Mrs Richards has ‘mashed up’ a traditional Cinderella pantomime story into something quite unique and everyone has worked very hard to produce an evening of enjoyable entertainment…we hope to see as many as possible there!

Tickets £10 adults (£6 concession).



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Have you ordered your tickets yet?

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Our famous senior school production is on Wednesday 9th and Thursday 10th March and if you haven’t already reserved your tickets please do so next week when we’re back in school! There will be an order form coming home in the next couple of days so please look out for it and return it to Reception. Alternatively, pop into Reception and buy them any time from 9.00-5.00pm, Monday-Friday.

Everyone is working hard to put on yet another outstanding performance at Norwich’s Puppet Theatre. Mrs Richards has ‘mashed up’ a traditional Cinderella pantomime story into something quite unique and the cast of seniors are throwing themselves into what promises to be a highly entertaining performance.

Tickets cost £10 adults (£6 concession)… don’t miss out!