Pantomime time in Ellon? Oh yes it is!

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ELLON Parish Church are gearing up for this year’s Christmas pantomime performance.

The group met on Wednesday night for rehearsals at the Kirk Centre, where they donned their costumes for a photo. EPC’s panto has become an annual tradition in the town, with performances regularly attracting large crowds to the Kirk Centre.

This year’s panto performance will be ‘Cinderella’, telling the story of a princess whose fairy godmother makes her wishes come true.

Speaking to the Times, organiser Liz Bendrey said that the cast were looking forward to the performance, and that this year’s show would be well worth seeing.

“We hope it will be our best show yet,” she said. “The group have eighteen years’ experience under their belt and can promise lots of laughter, songs and audience participation. It will be a fun packed show at the Kirk Centre, which everyone has worked very hard on. Tickets are selling fastm, as our reputation goes before us.”

There will be performances on Saturday, December 1 at 4pm; Sunday, December 2 at 2.30 and 6pm; and Tuesday, December 4 at 7pm.

Tickets are available from the Kirk Centre Coffee Shop, costing £6 for adults and £4 for primary children. Alternatively, tickets can be bought by contacting Liz on 01358 720077, Ann on 01358 721922 and Lorraine on 01358 721792. Block bookings can be made.