Bottom played by Emily Moxley is a cross between Baldrick from the BBC’s Black Adder and the Shakespearean character Bottom. With a lot of sarcasm and mispronounced words, many of the audience were laughing at her wit and quick replies.
Combining Will Shakespeare and Will Smith worked extremely well. The backing singers are very good. The smallish stage area in Space 1 for the larger cast must have been challenging for them at times.
This is definitely an adult and older children show where even “see you next Tuesday ” makes an appearance. The script is tight and you can definitely see they have spent their time tweaking to get it to the high standard it now is. The writer Flora Snelson deserves to be proud of this production.
Shakespeare! The Panto https://www.edfringe.com/event/2019SHAKESQ_U8