Local auditions in 1944
Auditions for this production took place in Brighton during October of 1944 where several young dancers from Vera Garbutt school of dancing Preston Park were selected to perform in this pantomime.
Opened in Brighton 1945
The show first opened at the Arts Theatre Cambridge in December 1944 before it came to the Theatre Royal Brighton where the show continued from 22nd of January to the 5th of Febuary 1945.
Clarkson Rose as the dame Widow Twankey gave a brilliant performance .It was a show that brought cheer to a war time audience.