Derby City Council Pantomime raises over £13,000 for charity

Mother Goose

Wed 12 Mar 2014

The cast of Mother Goose recently celebrated the news that their pantomime raised £13,295 for the Mayor’s Charity Fund.

Mother Goose played to five packed houses and was a huge success with over 1000 people enjoying the show that starred Derby City Council Staff and Councillors. The cast had been rehearsing in their spare time since October, giving up their free time to make the show a success. Their reward after all that hard work was rapturous applause and the satisfaction of raising over £13,000 for the Mayor’s Charity Fund. On top of that a proportion of the tickets were donated to groups of people who would not normally be able to afford a trip to a pantomime.

Thanks were given to all the cast and creative teams who worked tirelessly to stage the pantomime, Paul Holman Associates who produce the Derby LIVE pantomime each year, who leant props, costumes and scenery and all the staff at Derby LIVE who gave up their time to put together the production and to Richard Eaton, Derby City Council Communications Manager who wrote the script. Thanks were also given to Serco and Mace who generously sponsored the production.

The Mayor of Derby, Councillor Fareed Hussain stated: “
“I am delighted with the generosity of the cast and crew of Mother Goose and the money raised will go to the Mayor’s Charity Fund. Mother Goose was a great success and a thoroughly enjoyable show which entertained hundreds of people, some of whom had never been to a pantomime