Once Upon a Time with The Everyman Panto Stars is filmed live from The Everyman stage and available to view from Wed 23 Dec to Sun 31 Jan 2021 as part of The Everyman’s new digital programme of live performance.
Come and gather around and let us tell you a story. Once Upon a Time…. Join the colourful The Everyman panto characters as they read the most popular and well-loved classic fairytales and panto favourites!
Each episode of Once Upon a Time with The Everyman Panto Stars will include music, banter, catch phrases and lots of fun and laughter, and one special fairytale will be told: Cinderella, Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Beauty and the Beast. And look out for the really catchy TikTok dance in each episode!
Old Bessy the cow lives on a small farm with a widower and her young son Jack. Despite all their hard work poor Jack and his mother are forced to sell Bessy at the market for seeds to grow food. On the way to the market, Jack meets a stranger who buys Bessy for three magic beans. Hear the story of Bessy, Jack, the beanstalk that grew overnight to the Giant’s castle and the magic goose who lays the golden eggs.
Directed by Catherine Mahon Buckley
Music Director: Anth Kaley
Charlotte Cowie / Story teller: Ciaran Bermingham
Jack: Brian Murray
Marjorie Dawe: Fionula Linehan
Giant: Alex Hindmarsh
Fidget: Kelly-Ann Murphy
Age recommendation: For all the family.
Media Sponsor Cork’s 96FM
Ticket from €12 Running time 45 mins