Hathersage Players stage panto adaptation of The Princess and The Pea

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Scriptwriter Victoria Crooks has not only adapted a fairy tale which Hathersage Players will present as their annual panto, but also directs the production.

This year’s choice is The Princess and The Pea which will be staged at Hathersage Memorial Hall next week.

Ella Thompson plays Princess Pea, Annie Allen is Prince Charming and Christopher Tupling plays the dame Granny Greenfingers.

Among the large cast of villagers are ten children from the primary school.

The panto features the latest songs from Disney’s Frozen and The Lego Movie as well as old perennials like Ken Dodd’s Happiness.

Performances run from Wednesday, February 18, to Saturday, February 21, at 7.30pm with a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets £8 and £6 (concessions) from Jon Michaels, tel. 01433 650863 or email hathersageplayers@outlook.com or online at www.hathersageplayers.ticketsource.co.uk fairy story of the test to find a true princess based on whether she can feel a pea under her mattress-only a true princess could feel such a sensitive object! Our pantomime features a large cast of village members including several talented young people and 10 children from the local primary school. It features the latest songs from Disney’s Frozen and The Lego Movie as well as old perennials like Ken Dodd’s Happiness- a true mix of old and young to delight our audiences which are growing in number each year.