It’s panto time again! Oh yes it is!
This year’s offering is Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs. Like many other Edinburgh families, a trip to the annual pantomime has become a much looked forward to fixture in our calendar. This year’s show did not disappoint. High School Musical style song and dance combined with traditional panto fun with gags aplenty ensured that all ages had something to enjoy.
The trio of Grant Stott, Allan Stewart and Andy Gray have become as familiar as Christmas itself. All the favourite jokes were there, from football to politics and ‘local humour’. The seven dwarfs played were also great fun, especially the lead dwarf played by River City’s Paul-James Corrigan.
The plot as usual was often lost but nobody seemed to care. An impressive CGI mirror, giant fluffy animals, and a flying sleigh create additional magic and excitement for the younger members of the audience. While adults will appreciate a rendition of the Bay City Rollers ‘Shang-A-Lang’ sang by Andy and Allan as ‘Super’ Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon.
Loud, garish and chaotic. Just what we expect from our annual pantomime!