Month: December 2016

Review: Jack and the Beanstalk, The Central Theatre, Chatham by Anna Morell

Jack and the Beanstalk

Opening nights have a palpable excitement. A veritable crackle. And sometimes a warning, in song, about the big, tall, terrible, awesome, scary, wonderful giants in the sky, before a firework bang so loud you forget all about giants for a while, bedazzled by the appearance of the scatty Fairy Fuschia, who is giving Tunbridge Wells’…

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Review: The Smallest House Mouse And The Christmas Cat by Anna Morell

The Smallest House Mouse and the Christmas Cat

The children are ushered into the Edwardian parlour of the Moonbeam Hotel. And what’s that? A dog dusting? And a Scottish cat welcoming everyone in? Whose bright idea even is this? Santa’s, that’s whose. He set up The Christmas Cat and dog in this astonishing place to look after something quite special – magical moonbeams,…

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WOW’s Anna Morell interviews Su Pollard

Su Pollard

Best known as Hi-De-Hi’s Peggy, Su Pollard has actually carved out a far longer career as one of pantomime’s finest and funniest wicked queens. Anna Morell caught up with her to find out just how wicked she really is. AM: You’ve been doing wicked queen roles since 2002… SP: Yes, I ‘spose I must have been…

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