Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast, by Alan P. Frayn, played from Thu 24 – Sun 27 Jan 2013 at Knowle Village Hall.

This new version of the traditional tale brings ‘Beauty and the Beast’ well and truly into the realm of pantomime. Find out what happens when Belle meets the Beast living in an enchanted castle in the forest. Suitable for all ages, this pantomime will bring warmth to an audience even in the coldest days of winter!


Belle – Ellie Royle
Ermengarde and Esmerelda, her sisters – Rachel Pinwell and Lynne Fisher
Alphonse, their father – David McMillan
Madame Fifi – Dave Pinwell
Jacques, her son – Scott Pinwell
Gustave, the village hunk – James Spittle
Prince Danton/Beast – Matt Barnard
Marcel and Monique, a pair of beauticians – Jacob Lamb and Chloe Thomas
Madame Le Fou, the owner of the local lunatic asylum – Jennie Bailey
Flora, the flower fairy – Jayne Beecraft
Belladonna, a wicked sorceress – Amy Owen

Chorus – Selina Chan, Linda Cooper, Lauren Daccus, Amy Fortnam, Brittannie Lamb, Jack Lawry, Charlotte McMillan, Rosie Stops, Rose Tinley, Becky White, Catherine Wyatt and James Wynne

Rochelle School of Dance (Choreography by Debbie Green) – Nicole Quy, Alex Green, Francesca Scoyy, Emelia Scott, Shakira Hamilton & Megan Carnley


Directors – Pauline Murdoch and Norma Young
Musical Director – Chris Cooper