Every Christmas and New Year, the Mill Productions One Hour Panto is the perfect family treat for children of all ages. It’s a forest of fun! Thousands of happy panto fans joined us for another wonderful family show this year. A flavour of what they enjoyed is captured in the photographs and video on this page. The show has songs, dancing, audience participation and a host of crazy, zany and colourful characters.
The wicked Sheriff of Nottingham won’t stop raising the taxes of the town until the lovely Maid Marian agrees to become his wife. But this Maid Marian is not one to give up on a fight and, with our hero Robin Hood, sets out to overthrow the nasty Sheriff. There may be wedding bells . . . but for whom?
Will Massive Milly, the Sheriff’s sidekick, lead Little John to the gold and could Cupid’s arrow strike again?
Will Aunt Polly snag a rich husband before the show is over?
And, boys and girls, will she find Bella Sparkles, the magical unicorn that has been spotted in Sherwood Forest?
‘Robin Hood’ performance photographs by Declan Brennan
The video above shows one of the most popular scenes from the show – the song ‘A Million Dreams’ performed by Maid Marian (Evelyn Shaw), Robin Hood (Joe Wright) and Polly Hood (Garry Mountaine).
|Robin Hood||Joe Wright|
|Maid Marian||Evelyn Shaw|
|Polly Hood||Gary Mountaine|
|The Sheriff of Nottingham||Matthew O’Brien|
|Massive Milly||Aisling Reid
|Little John||Shane Quigley Murphy|
|Bella Sparkles - The Unicorn||Laoise Sweeney|
The Mill Productions Christmas Shows delight audiences every year with a mix of familiar children’s stories and quirky characters, who deliver great fun and excitement for all ages — even their adult minders! — all wrapped up with some music and songs they all know. See for yourself what it’s all about in these short video extracts recorded at Beauty and the Beast around Christmas 2018, together with what the audience thought of it afterwards.