Combining the traditions of musical theatre and circus, Barnham will be at Saffron Walden Town Hall from November 13-16, presented by the youth group of the award-winning Saffron Walden Musical Theatre Company.
A 14-year-old girl is on her way home from school on a winter evening as it is getting dark. A neighbour stops her and invites her to see the underground den he has built. He is evil. She will not leave that place alive.
The stand-out performance is from Joe Thomas as father-to-be Vincent. He has the most to do. His is perfect comic timing but he is by no means alone. All five of the cast had the audience laughing throughout and this is very much an ensemble piece - they spark off each other.
The Boy Who Cried Wolf by Tutti Frutti Productions is on Sunday, November 10, inspired by the Aesop fable, with musician-actors playing the parts of the sheep and the scary wolf. The Snow Dragon is on Sunday, November 17