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Jack and the Beanstalks
Silly Jack takes Buttercup their precious only cow to market to sell her for money to pay the rent , but he gets waylaid by the crafty Doctor Proctor who gets him to swap Buttercup for five ‘magic’ beans. When he gets home his mother ,Dame Trott, is furious with him and in anger throws the beans away.
The next morning not one but five giant bean stalks have grown , down one of then climbed Jill to get away from the huge, bad, fierce giant. she tells of a chicken that lays golden eggs up in the giants land and her friend the harp who knows how to get home.
Jack, when he gets over his fear agrees to go back up with her to get the chicken for his mother to make her rich and the harp to help Jill find her way home. big problem in her haste she forgot to see which bean stalk she came down. She and Jack decide to climb them one at a time to find the right one. this is the start of an adventure through five different, strange lands, with cowboys and Indians , the land of Frozen, the land of Oz or is it Aus the land of giants (but not the one they thought) till at last the find the right one and have to confront the terrible bad tempered giant who is intent on grinding Jack up to make him into bread for his supper!
Will Jack and Jill rescue the Harp and take the chicken to make his mother rich? Come to the show to see how they get on.
There will be cowboys and Indians , princesses , Auzzie cobbers, Disney characters and much more , including the nasty Baron Hardhearted who want to get the Dame out of her cottage and sell it to Tescos for building land.
And what of poor Buttercup the cow , will Jack ever find her again?
Performances will be held;-