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Dec 21 2018

The panto is a special part of Christmas in Galway

A GALWAY Christmas without the Renmore Panto is as unthinkable as Santa without his sleigh, and this year’s spectacular offering, Sleeping Beauty, opens on December 29 at the Town Hall and runs to January 13.

This is the 40th year of the Renmore Panto but it remains as sprightly as ever and once again promises a whole hamper’s worth of festive family fun, with a script by Panto Dame Peter Kennedy, and direction by the AIMS award-winning twins, Brian and Seán Power.

Audiences will be sure to relish the Eurovision-themed slant on Sleeping Beauty Kennedy has devised for the production. With Ireland trying to get back to its winning ways in the Eurovision Song Contest, two of Ireland's beloved Eurovision Royalty, King Johnny (Nathan Mannion ) and Queen Linda (Katie Creaven ), marry with the sole intention of creating a genetically perfect Eurovision star of the future. Princess Beauty (Katie Feeney ) is born and the Eurovision hopes of the realm rest on her young shoulders.

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