The last night of the Deal Sgts Mess Pantomime saw the Astor Theatre, Deal full of guests who witnessed ‘Hairy Putter and the Pussy of Doom’ which was written and directed by Brain Short.
This years Panto was dedicated to Phil Hughes, Tiny Taylor, and Hooky Walker who all sadly recently passed away during 2019.
The guests of honour were the Mayor of Deal, Councillor Eileen Rowbotham, Lt Col Jason Burcham, W01 CRSM Dave Mason, W01Bandmaster Ivan Hutchinson and W02 Ian Davis.
The show ran from Wednesday 8th to Saturday 18th January and all the seats were sold well in advance. As usual the production was full of Royal Marines humour with musical acts that are associated with the Royal Marine mess dinners and concerts.
At the end of the show the cast and all members of the Panto were joined on stage by LT Col Jason Burcham, and the CRSM Dave Mason were Paul Richardson the Pantomime Chairman presented a cheque for £10,000 pounds for the Royal Marines Charity to the Lt Col Burcham.
RMA Club Chairman