11/12/2018 at 7pm
It’s a shipshape and Bristol fashion pantomime at The Bristol Hippodrome this year, with the city taking centre stage throughout.
Brian Conley as Buttons and Gok Wan as The Fairy Gokmother, make the perfect comedy team in this sparkling show. It utilises Conley’s comedic strengths and Gok Wan’s natural flamboyance.
This year’s Qdos Entertainment pantomime keeps things light, fresh and uses traditional storytelling throughout.
Everything you need in panto is present and correct, with big musical numbers, glittertastic set and costume and plenty of thigh-slapping fun.
Nods to popular culture entertained youngsters whilst the comedy flowed thick and fast.
The end of Act One culminated in a breathtaking effect which saw Cinderella flying into the auditorium in a carriage pulled by full-sized galloping horses.
Lauren Hill was an endearing Cinderella finding her perfect prince, in the shape of Scott Mobley.
With authentic Bristolian accents, Ben Stock and Neal Wright stole the show as the Aren’t We Gorjass Ugly Sisters.
This production of Cinderella is a truly magical family show that everyone will enjoy. It is on at The Bristol Hippodrome until Sunday 06 January 2019
For more information or to book, visit: atgtickets.com/Bristol
Our Access Advice:
The pantomime is very loud. The music is loud throughout and there is intermittent stage pyrotechnics. The flashes usually occur when Gok Wan comes on stage although they did not actually bang. If you are facing the stage, the flashes occur at the front left.
There is a very large stage pyrotechnic at the end of the show when Cinderella and Buttons walk towards the back of the stage.
There were no sudden loud bangs during this performance.
At the end of Act One, there is an illusion which will be over the top of the audiences heads in the Stalls.
For children with additional needs who might struggle attending the theatre, there is a Relaxed Performance on Friday 04 January at 2pm.