Jack and the Beanstalk – 2015

 

Jack and the Beanstalk raised £5750 for the Village Hall refurbishment!

Oh yes we did!  We stated 2015 with a  long awaited Blewbury Pantomime, our version of Jack and the Beanstalk, David brought face to face with Goliath by horticulture, a moral tale for all ages.  You brought your kids, brought your grannies, cheered the goodies, booed the baddies, groaned at the jokes, had a thoroughly good time and raised money for the village hall refurbishment. There were four evening performances in the Village Hall.

Steve White wrote the script with Blewbury in mind, Jo Laugharne was our Director and Elphin Lloyd Jones our Designer

Auction of Elphin’s illustrations raised £1111 for the Village Hall refurbishment

Elphin Lloyd Jones, our resident genius,  designed the set and the costumes. Elphin’s illustrations of the characters were fantastic and he  generously presented them for auction and raised a magnificent sum of £1111 all of which will be given to the Village Hall Refurbishment project. So many thanks to all who took part and congratulations to the winners.  The character of the sketches and their winners are listed below…

Widow Threadbare – Serban Tiganescu, Jill Supercilious (Jack’s Girlfriend) – James Morgan, Jack Threadbare – Paul Godding, Sir Montagu Supercilious – Sarah Salter, Baron Mean & Nasty – Jo Lakeland, Rob (Horrible Henchman) – Richard Figgins, Wheeler Dealer – Ed White, Hugh Mungus (The Giant) – Heather Richards, The Ogre – Steve White, A Troll – Angela George, The Golden Guitar – Christian Vecchione, Mrs Molly Mungus (The Giant’s Wife) – Gilly Blackmore, Villagers & Children – Bruce Gibson, Nick (Horrible Henchman) – Dennis Van Den Bulk, Goosey & Gertrude – Coral Richards

 

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