Curtain goes up on another Lisnagarvey Operatic panto

Pupils from Cranmore Integrated Primary School, Finaghy pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.
Pupils from Cranmore Integrated Primary School, Finaghy pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.

Lisnagarvey Operatic and Dramatic Society kicked off the pantomime season at the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday December 1 when they presented ‘Little Red Riding Hood’.

This was yet another spectacular panto from the local company, brimming with comedy, slapstick, great songs and dances.

Ashleigh Gault (Prince Valliant), Andrew Scott (Simple Simon), Gillian McQuade (Dolly Dishcloth) and Jane McKibben (Little Red Riding Hood's big sister Jill) pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December

Ashleigh Gault (Prince Valliant), Andrew Scott (Simple Simon), Gillian McQuade (Dolly Dishcloth) and Jane McKibben (Little Red Riding Hood's big sister Jill) pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December

After a four year break, local award winning thespian Gill McQuade made a return to panto joining the talented cast of this year’s great family show.

David Gray (Count Calamitis), Charlotte Houston (Little Red Riding Hood)  and Jack Cranston (Crookneck) pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.

David Gray (Count Calamitis), Charlotte Houston (Little Red Riding Hood) and Jack Cranston (Crookneck) pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.

Jane McKibben (Little Red Riding Hood's big sister Jill), Andrew Scott (Simple Simon) and Demi Weir (Chorus Member) pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.

Jane McKibben (Little Red Riding Hood's big sister Jill), Andrew Scott (Simple Simon) and Demi Weir (Chorus Member) pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.

Front of house ladies Gillian Campbell, Doreen Lyness and Kathleen Algie pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.

Front of house ladies Gillian Campbell, Doreen Lyness and Kathleen Algie pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.

Hannah Cairns (Samantha), Gill McQuade (Dolly Dishcloth) and Maxine Philps (Prince Valliant's Valet) pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.

Hannah Cairns (Samantha), Gill McQuade (Dolly Dishcloth) and Maxine Philps (Prince Valliant's Valet) pictured at the opening night of the Lisnagarvey Operatic Society pantomime, 'Little Red Riding Hood' in the Island Hall, Lisburn on Saturday 1st December.