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Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk – the facts!

The popular family tradition of Christmas pantomime is always a regular event at Hastings White Rock Theatre (WRT). This year Jack and the Beanstalk is the WRT’s annual festive entertainment. Here are a few facts you may not know about the panto and its production at the White Rock Theatre, writes HOT’s Paul Way-Rider.

Harlequinade

Harlequinade

A history of Victorian Pantomime in paper-cut. Specially commissioned for Christmas, ‘Harlequinade’ exhibits the work of Ian Penney, one of the UK’s finest paper-cut artists, who has sold work all over the world. Ian has created 14 stunning paper-cuts celebrating Victorian Pantomime, which emerged from the Commedia dell’arte: “truly a great show for the Christmas season”.

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