Chance to perform in Mere Players’ Cindy-Ella in Diss

Mere Players will give a presentation for their production in January 2013 at Diss Junior School Hall on September 9 at 2pm.

Cindy-Ella is the traditional Cinderella story but set in 1960s America. All the usual panto ingredients are there: the cruel cross-dressing Ugly Sisters, the Good Fairy, the Demon King, the magic mice, audience participation and a shed load of bad jokes, but all dressed up in jeans and circle skirts and pretending to be Grease.

Also, there's a score packed with pastiche '60s-style numbers written especially for the show.

Celia Baker, of Mere Players, said: 'This is a pantomime that's almost a musical. It's a high-energy, high-camp romp through two genres that are more closely related than you might think and, most importantly, good fun.'

If you're interested in taking part, either on stage or behind the scenes, but can't make it on September 9, call Steve Humfress on 01953 714926 or email

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