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Robinson Crusoe: A Sold Out Giggle-inducing Pantomime Voyage to Remember!

The Lewes Drama Collective once again graced the stage of the All Saints Centre, entertaining the masses with a traditional British pantomime adaptation of Robinson Crusoe…

Drawing inspiration from Daniel Defoe’s “Best Selling” novel, this lively rendition offered our audience a truly delightful blend of comedy, adventure, and heartwarming moments that captivated all ages.

“What a hoot, a brilliant show!”
Youth Group Member Parent

The story opened with Robinson Crusoe, a spirited young adventurer whose heart is set on the thrill of the open sea, much to the dismay of his scholarly father Fritz and pompous older brother Dennis. As Robinson embarks on a daring voyage aboard the steadfast Black Pearl, audiences were taken on a rollercoaster of hilarious misadventures, heartwarming friendships, and unexpected romance. Find out more in our programme here.

“Congratulations, everybody was amazing!”
Junior Club Member Parent

From the uproarious antics of the daft shipmates to the toe-tapping sea chanteys that had everyone singing along, the production truly embraced the essence of a traditional British pantomime.

“A joyous experience from start to finish! The cast’s energy was infectious, and I couldn’t stop laughing at the comedic antics.“
Sarah, Lewes Resident

“The Lewes Drama Collective never disappoints! Robinson Crusoe was a delightful blend of adventure, comedy, and heart. The young cast was exceptional, and the Seagulls Stop It Now sea chantey had me humming all the way home!“
Tom, Theatre Enthusiast

“A fantastic afternoon of entertainment for the whole family! The modern take on this classic story was refreshing, and the cast’s chemistry was palpable. Bravo to everyone involved!“
Emily, Local Parent

A Heartfelt Thank You

On behalf of the entire cast and crew, we are sincerely grateful to have welcomed a sold-out auditorium at the All Saints Centre in Lewes. This production would not have been possible without the dedication of our members and their wonderfully supportive families. Our sincerest warmest thanks to our volunteers, chaperones, and the All Saints Centre team.

Final Thoughts

Robinson Crusoe, is more than just a pantomime; it’s a heartwarming journey that reminds us of the importance of following our dreams, embracing new opportunities, and cherishing the bonds of friendship and family. With its witty humour, captivating performances, and silly musical moments, this modern take on a timeless classic left audiences with smiles on their faces and warmth in their hearts.

The talented young cast was made up from members of our Junior Drama Club and both Thursday and Saturday Youth Theatre Groups, who were all adorned in period costumes, brought the 305-year-old story to life under the guidance of award-winning and qualified theatre practitioners.


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