How do you make a perfect panto? Take a fairy tale (or two), add a spoonful of anachronisms, a sprinkle of cross-dressing, a dash of meta, (and no singing, because that’s way too cheesey and we didn’t have the time or talent to write music), mix it all together in a cauldron and hope for the best.
In a land far, far away, the King wants to retire. All he has to do first is find a wife for his son (the incorrigible Prince Charming), and he thinks a Ball is the perfect way to do that. What could possibly go wrong? It’s not like there’s an internet entrepreneur with a three point plan to take over the world, right?
Featuring social media, an anxious Prince Charming and a mysterious incorporation of stepmothers, ‘Poison Apple’ is guaranteed to be at least the second best student panto in Cambridge this Michaelmas!