Blunderbore


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Blunderbore

nursery tale giant killed by Jack. [Br. Lit.: Brewer Dictionary, 128]
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The show features Tom the magic talking cat preparing to fight the Giant Blunderbore, with help from Dora Dettol, the dotty Dame, Sebastian the rustic twit and Stephen the hero of the show.
Brookside's Sue Jenkins playing the evil Queen Blunderbore was much more glamorous on stage than ever she was playing Jimmy Corkhill's wife on TV.
And young Joseph Cryan proves that with a sparkling performance as Dame Dotty Durden whose son Jack leads the fight against Giant Blunderbore, the nasty character threatening the villagers of Penny Farthing.
The pantomime this year is Jack and the Beanstalk by Paul Laidlaw and is set in the village of Gigglechuckletickle, which is being ruled by Giant Blunderbore (all 16ft of him), but not for long, because Jack will save the day (oh yes, he will), aided and abetted by his mum, Dame Trot, his big brother, Silly Billy, and, of course, Daisy the Cow.
Alex Tomkins played a good Jack and Delroy Brown added a different dimension to Giant Blunderbore by tackling the role on stilts.
The cast also includes David Flynn in the title role as Jack, Jamie Greer as Dame Trott, Tara Wells as Jill, and Paula Bell as Queen Blunderbore.
The Mighty Giant Blunderbore is one of the stage world's most technologically advanced creations and has appeared alongside performers such as Christopher Biggins, Melanie Stace, former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan, dancer Wayne Sleep and comedian Jim Davidson.
The Mighty Giant Blunderbore is one of the theatre world's most technological advanced creations and has appeared alongside the likes of Christopher Biggins, Melanie Stace, former Blue Peter presenter Peter Duncan, dancer Wayne Sleep and comedian Jim Davidson.
Brookside's Jackie Corkhill - actress Sue Jenkins - signs up to play Queen Blunderbore.
The venue in Rosemary Hill is opening its doors to the public on Saturday and Sunday, when families can meet the Mighty Giant Blunderbore
Penny delighted as Fairy Starlight, although we didn't see much of her in the first half, and Sue Jenkins was fantastic in her role as Queen Blunderbore, which saw her as an evil queen with a posh voice - a big departure from Jackie.
Neptune Theatre: Jack And The Beanstalk Brookside's recently exited Jackie Corkhill, aka actress Sue Jenkins, signs up for royal duties as Queen Blunderbore in this evergreen tale of the giant who lives at the top of the beanstalk.