Does this year’s Cromer end-of-the-pier summer show answer last year’s critics?

Seaside Special 2014 dancers. Picture: SUBMITTED

Seaside Special 2014 dancers. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Cromer's end-of-the-pier summer variety show, believed to be unique in Europe, opened for its 2014 season last night in front of a packed house.

The eagerly-anticipated show was under a particular spotlight this year following widespread criticism that last summer's offering had somehow lost its way and was not true to the traditional variety format - with lashings of sparkle and feathers - which loyal show-goers have come to love and expect.

Does this year's show answer those critics? Our reviewer, Richard Batson, was among yesterday's first-night audience in Cromer Pier's Pavilion Theatre. Don't miss tomorrow's EDP to hear his verdict.

And let us know your views on the show. Email: EDPLetters@archant.co.uk or write to EDP Letters, Prospect House, Rouen Road, Norwich NR1 1RE.

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