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Preview: Peter & Petula’s Slumberland Singalong at South Shields Westovian Theatre
Cast announced for new South Shields
Peter & Petula’s Slumberland
South Shields Westovian Theatre
Saturday 9th &
Sunday 10th February 2019
Written by and featuring original songs by Wayne Miller
South Shields theatre company Walton-Gunn Productions reveal the cast
for their newest production, Peter & Petula’s Slumberland Singalong. A show
hot on the heels of their Halloween hit Peter Plank’s Spooky Spectacular Show.
It will feature the return of well known North East panto performer Wayne
Miller as the lovable fool Peter Plank. Also a return to the South Shields
stage for Sarah Boulter, who comes fresh from the success of Snow White at the
Gala Theatre in Durham. She is set to take on the role of Peters sister, the
feisty Petula Plank.
Peter and his sister Petula decide to celebrate with a sleepover. Only,
everything gets in their way of sleep. Too many sweets, spooky monsters in the
closet, pillow fights and of course the chance to sing the night away. They
invite their friends the boys and girls along to join in with their slumberland
singalong, making it a sleepover you just cant miss.
The show is filled with silly jokes, interactive singalong songs and
slapstick, all perfect for the under sevens. At only an hour long Peter &
Petula’s Slumberland Singalong is ideal for the little ones out there.
Promising to be a show you just can’t miss, a promise made by the production’s
writer and star Wayne Miller.
“We have designed our new show to work perfectly for the under sevens,
packing it full of silliness, interactive fun and lots of clowning around. We
know it’s something families look for, something to hold the little one’s
attention and not be too long for them. Having created a Christmas show for this
age group for the past ten years, I know it’s a piece of theatre that will make
the young and old smile equally as much.”
Last Christmas saw Wayne Miller’s hugely popular show Santa’s Naughty
Elf reach a milestone, celebrating ten years. A show that has made Wayne a
favourite with North East audiences. Also, being no stranger to Santa’s Naughty
Elf, Sarah Boulter was a long standing member for many years before moving on
to wow panto audiences at the Gala Theatre in Durham. Their on stage
partnership was loved by many, none more than by Wayne himself.
“I’ve known Sarah for a long time and we have shared a stage on many an
occasion, but none as special as in Naughty Elf. We have a great chemistry
performing together, which makes any show that much easier and this is
something I cant wait to get back to. She is an extremely special actor and
always brings that certain something to knock anyone’s socks off!” add Wayne
Sarah will rejoin her fellow Naughty Elf alum on a very familiar stage,
The Westovian Theatre in South Shields, where Sarah was seen last year
performing in The Great Joe Wilson written by North East writer Ed Waugh. This
theatre has seen a boom in new productions and events of late, something
Walton-Gunn are keen to be part of, bringing Peter Plank back for his third
Peter & Petula’s Slumberland Singalong will be performed at The
Westovian Theatre in South Shields on the 9th & 10th February.
1pm & 3:30pm. Tickets £7 or £23 for a group ticket. Tickets on sale at www.ticketsource.co.uk/walton-gunn