It’s stormy outside. In here, tensions are simmering. As a touring swing band gather for their next performance, malevolent trickster Iago begins to sow the seeds of mistrust. Shakespeare’s tragedy of jealousy and deception is relocated to a jazz-age setting, with live music, intense drama, and more than a hint of our inimitable brand of theatrical mischief.
People of Bedford (and beyond)! You are cordially invited to Prince Charming’s Annual Ball 2019! Please dress to impress (no rags, no Buttons allowed, sensible footwear advised) and note that illegally parked pumpkins will be towed. The Pantaloons’ Cinderella is a traditional pantomime coming exclusively to The Place Theatre, Bedford this Christmas!
A Christmas Carol
It’s Christmas Eve and tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge is meaner than ever. He is shunning his only living relative, underpaying his clerk and refusing to acknowledge the plight of the poor… but will timely visits from the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Future change his miserly ways before it’s too late?
When a dead body is discovered in Mr Krook’s Rag-and-Bone shop, a web of mysteries starts to untangle, with far-reaching consequences. Hilarious, tragic and romantic by turns, Dickens’ darkly comic masterpiece is retold by The Pantaloons in their own inimitable style.