Steve Edis is writing the music for the Hackney panto Jack and the Beanstalk, which opens to previews on 27th November and the press night is 2nd December.
As always the panto promises to be a smash-hit Christmas cracker, especially as the great Clive Rowe will be performing as the dame. It is written and directed by Susie McKenna, with music by Steven Edis and design by Lotte Collett.
***** The Best Panto in London The Guardian
Join Jack and the gang for another Hackney Empire extravaganza filled with all your panto favourites. Come and see the singing harp, the golden hen, the giant of all giants and not forgetting Buttercup... the break dancing cow.
***** The Perfect Panto Evening Standard
Packed with spectacle, mayhem, comedy and brilliant music, Hackney Empire's twelfth London pantomime is a must-see this Christmas.