Mother Goose

Venue: Main House

Dates: 22 Nov 2014 - 4 Jan 2015

Price(s): £ 32 - £ 10 (plus £1 per ticket online, £1.25 per ticket over the phone)

Imagine what you could do with a magical goose who lays priceless golden eggs? Discover what becomes of Mother Goose when she is given Princess Priscilla, a magic goose with a golden talent. Perhaps having everything she ever wanted isn’t all it’s CRACKED up to be!

This show is packed with every ingredient for the perfect festive family treat. Expect larger-than-life characters, loads of laughs, outrageous costumes, dazzling dance moves, incredible live music and of course… plenty of heroes to cheer and baddies to boo!

Cast and Creatives

Writer / Director SUSIE McKENNA
Musical Director MARK DICKMAN
Choreographer / Assistant Director FRANK THOMPSON
Lighting Design DAVID W KIDD
Assistant Director TONY WHITTLE
Creature Design SCOTT BROOKER

Clive Rowe as Mother Goose
Sharon D Clarke as Charity
Susie McKenna as Vanity
Kat B as Billy Goose
Matt Dempsey as Prince Jack
Abigail Rosser as Princess Jill
Tony Timberlake as Baron Barmy
Darren Hart as Frightening Freddie
Alix Ross as Priscilla, the Golden Goose

Samara Casteallo, Jack Greaves, Nicky Griffiths, Arthur Kyeyune, Kirstie Skivington, Andrew Waldron

Dates, Times and Prices
Green Super Saver performances: £22.50 / £19.50 / £14.50 / £12.50 / £10
Red Saver performances: £25 / £22.50 / £17.50 / £15 / £10
Black Standard performances: £29.50 / £27.50 / £22.50 / £17.50 / £10
Gold Premium performances: £32 / £29.50 / £27.50 / £22.50 / £12.50

Performance Calendar

Sat 22 NovSun 23 NovMon 24 NovTue 25 NovWed 26 NovThu 27 NovFri 28 Nov
2.30pm2.30pm  1.30pm1.30pm 1.30pm1.30pm
7pm   7pm7pm7pm 
Sat 29 Nov Sun 30 NovMon 1 Dec
Tue 2 DecWed 3 DecThu 4 DecFri 5 Dec
2.30pm 1.30pm1.30pm1.30pm1.30pm 
7pm   7pm7pm 
Sat 6 DecSun 7 DecMon 8 DecTue 9 DecWed 10 DecThu 11 DecFri 12 Dec
2.30pm1pm 1.30pm1.30pm 1.30pm
7pm5.30pm    7pm
Sat 13 DecSun 14 DecMon 15 DecTue 16 DecWed 17 DecThu 18 DecFri 19 Dec
1pm1pm1.30pm1.30pm1.30pm 7pm
5.30pm5.30pm  7pm  
Sat 20 DecSun 21 DecMon 22 DecTue 23 DecWed 24 DecThu 25 DecFri 26 Dec
2.30pm2.30pm2.30pm2.30pm1pm 2.30pm
7pm7pm7pm7pm5.30pm 7pm
Sat 27 DecSun 28 DecMon 29 DecTue 30 DecWed 31 DecThu 1 JanFri 2 Jan
1pm2.30pm2.30pm1pm2.30pm 2.30pm
5.30pm7pm7pm5.30pm  7pm
Sat 3 JanSun 4 Jan      

Green Super Saver and Red Saver performances: £2 off (price bands A - D), £1 off (price band E). Black Standard performances: £2 off (price bands B - D), £1 off (price band E).

Groups of 10+
£3 off (Green Super Saver and Red Saver performances, price bands A - D). £2 off (Black Standard performances, price bands B - D). Group organiser goes free (1 ticket). Only available over the phone or in person, book by calling Box Office on 020 8985 2424.

Schools and Youth Groups
Applies to Green Super Saver performances only. £11.50, 1 free teacher per 10 students paid.

British Sign Language Signed Performances
Wed 3 Dec at 1.30pm (Schools Performance) & 7pm.
Email for advice on the best seats for viewing the signer. The signer for these performances will be Nicola Williams.

Relaxed Performance Relaxed Performance
Fri 2 Jan at 2.30pm
Our Relaxed Performance is an opportunity for people with learning disabilities, autism spectrum conditions and sensory or communication disorders to enjoy the pantomime in a comfortable and welcoming environment. The performance will be adapted in a number of ways, for example the adjustment of loud sounds and flashing lights and the omission of pyrotechnics, to ensure the audience can feel at ease. This performance is open to anyone, however is specifically intended to offer a relaxed setting for families to enjoy the pantomime together. Please contact our Box Office for more information.
A Visual Story is available to download from our website.

CMS Cameron McKenna

Hackney Empire’s pantomime Mother Goose is sponsored by international law firm CMS Cameron McKenna supporting global and local business www.cms-cmck.com

Clive Rowe's performance as Mother Goose, 5 stars from me
Greg James BBC Radio 1 ★★★★★
This is as lavish a pantomime as you’ll ever see!
Time Out ★★★★
Quirky, joyous homegrown entertainment
Evening Standard ★★★★
Stuffed with silliness
The Guardian ★★★★
Beautiful blend of the spoofy and the sincere
The Times ★★★★

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