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Monday 18 February 2019

'Old King Cole' panto to hit the KMH stage

The senior chorus rehearsing for Kilmuckridge Panto Society’s production of Old King Cole at the KMH
The senior chorus rehearsing for Kilmuckridge Panto Society’s production of Old King Cole at the KMH

Sara Gahan

Kilmuckridge Panto Society's cast and crew are gearing up for their production of 'Old King Cole'.

The 'oh no you didn't' season is truly upon us and the large cast will take to the stage in the KMH on Thursday, January 10, until Sunday, January 13. Performances will begin at 8 p.m., except for Sunday which will start at an earlier time at 7 p.m.

Tickets are €10 for adults and €7 for kids. Special offer for OAPs on Thursday night at €7. Booking is highly recommended, for tickets call Orla Doran on 087 9412471.

Directed by Mary Farrell, the cast includes: Principal Boy and Girl by Colaiste An Atha student Ciaran Smyth and Aisling Whelan; King Cole by Mick Murphy; Dame by John Herne; three fiddlers are Ger Hendrick, Murt Mangan and Sean Doyle; three wives are Dorothy Patal, Eileen Murphy and Louise Cullen; King's Aid by Matt Furlong; Demon King by Shane Forsee; Fairy Queen by Fran Atkins; Man on the Moon is Tom O'Connor; Mexican Barman is Francis Harney; two guards played by Ciaran and David Herne. All the funds raised will go towards the KMH. Mary said the hard-work from the community is what makes the panto such a good show.

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