J19's Dick Whittington

PUBLISHED: 09:07 25 January 2010 | UPDATED: 11:38 25 May 2010

FULL of laughter and surprises, the pantomime Dick Whittington will be performed by Pill's J19 Drama Group later this month.

FULL of laughter and surprises, the pantomime Dick Whittington will be performed by Pill's J19 Drama Group later this month.

Co-founder of the group, Heidi Gedge, has teamed up with Clive Stitfall to write the show, which is loosely based on the traditional tale.

However, this show begins in a rundown launderette in Barry, then travels the seas to Morocco and ends up in good-old Pill-don town.

Along the way the characters encounter the evil Emperor Nastilous Raticus and his army, who are trying to conquer the village of Pill-don.

Audiences will have to wait and see if they are a match for Dick Whittington and his Latino cat, Antonio.

The show will be put on at St George's Church Hall in Church Road, Easton-in-Gordano, from January 28-30.

All evening performances will start at 7.30pm with a matinee on the Saturday at 2.30pm.

Tickets, priced £2.50-5, are available in Practically Everything in Pill Precinct.

For more details call Heidi on 01275 375883.

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