March 24, 2023

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Cheshire Youth Pantomime Society is back with much-loved story

AN award-winning youth pantomime modern society will be returning to a new location in January with the much-cherished story of Peter Pan.

Cheshire Youth Pantomime Modern society (CHYPS) was fashioned in 2007 and generally performs a pantomime in January each 12 months – but this was set on hold through the pandemic.

“We’re so delighted to be back just after the awful time every person has experienced around the very last eighteen months,” reported chairman Ian Hunt.

“CHYPS experienced outgrown its prior venue, so we’re delighted to announce that Peter Pan will be done suitable in the middle of Wilmslow at the Evans Theatre, Wilmslow Leisure Centre.”

CHYPS is a youth organisation, with cast associates ranging from eleven to 18, directed by Sally Hunt.

She explained: “I just can’t tell you how happy we are to be capable to re-commence CHYPS and get all our remarkable youngsters again on phase.

“CHYPS gives this sort of a amazing option for teens to develop their capabilities.

“Missing a year because of the pandemic has been truly tough for them, but they have bounced back again and we are genuinely experiencing rehearsals.

“Peter Pan is this sort of a classic tale that everyone understands and performing it in panto form is just good enjoyment.

“We have all the traditional aspects of panto – a dame, a foolish double act, corny jokes, comedy slapstick and a ‘behind you’ scene.

“The forged just really like it and we know the viewers will way too.”

Sally added: “We had been so delighted that our 2020 pantomime Aladdin was nominated for Very best Pantomime and awarded Finest Youth Theatre Production by the Larger Manchester Drama Federation.

“It is a testomony to the expertise and also tricky get the job done of our youthful cast to be provided these kinds of a prestigious accolade.

Musical director Ian Jones mentioned: “I adore working with CHYPS.

“The cast have these kinds of a broad quantity of power, and it really arrives by in the quite a few tracks in the present.”

Peter Pan will be performed at The Evans Theatre (Wilmslow Leisure Centre) from January 5-8, like a matinee on Saturday, January 8.

Tickets went on sale on October 4 and can be purchased online through the CHYPS web site at