Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

    Beauty and the Beast, by Alan P. Frayn, played from 24th-27th January 2013 at Knowle Village Hall

    This really isn’t one to miss! This new version of the traditional tale brings ‘Beauty and the Beast’ well and truly into the realm of pantomime. Find out what happens when Belle meets the Beast living in an enchanted castle in the forest.

    Suitable for all ages, this pantomime will bring warmth to an audience even in the coldest days of winter!


    Belle – Ellie Royle
    Ermengarde and Esmerelda, her sisters – Rachel Pinwell and Lynne Fisher
    Alphonse, their father – David McMillan
    Madame Fifi – Dave Pinwell
    Jacques, her son – Scott Pinwell
    Gustave, the village hunk – James Spittle
    Prince Danton/Beast – Matt Barnard
    Marcel and Monique, a pair of beauticians – Jacob Lamb and Chloe Thomas
    Madame Le Fou, the owner of the local lunatic asylum – Jennie Bailey
    Flora, the flower fairy – Jayne Beecraft
    Belladonna, a wicked sorceress – Amy Owen

    Chorus – Selina Chan, Linda Cooper, Lauren Daccus, Amy Fortnam, Brittannie Lamb, Jack Lawry, Charlotte McMillan, Rosie Stops, Rose Tinley, Becky White, Catherine Wyatt and James Wynne

    Rochelle School of Dance (Choreography by Debbie Green) – Nicole Quy, Alex Green, Francesca Scoyy, Emelia Scott, Shakira Hamilton & Megan Carnley


    Beauty and the Beast


    Directed by Pauline Murdoch and Norma Young
    Musical Direction by Chris Cooper