Snow White & The Seven Dwarfs
the adage that if aint broke, dont
fix it, Mansfield has pulled out the stops for
another cracker of a show.
production is as traditional as plum pudding but
with a few surprise and choice morsels among the
Pollard proves to be a Hi-de-Hi! light, combining
the evil-minded Wicked Queen with a lust-filled
figure-of-fun, thus removing the fear factor so
often prevalent in panto villains which can scare
are a couple of new names for the dwarfs but the
seven little fellas are somewhat underused in
this production and arent given the chance
to let their different characters shine through.
More scenes like the break-dancing dwarf would
make a good panto even better.
singing is as good as Ive ever heard at the
Palace, particularly from Simon Leigh as the
Prince, Hollie Taylor as Snow White and Mark
James as the loveable comedian Muddles.
story itself treads the same tried and tested
path and theres little in the way of
references to Ant and Dec, Catherine Tates
bovvered catchphrase and Im A
Celebrity bring it bang up to date, striking a
chord with the telly-addicted kids.