On the edge of the Sword

"Traditional British pantomime" at the Surrey Arts Centre

The Royal Canadian Theatre Company’s Christmas pantomime, Ellie King’s The Sword In The Stone, is waiting in the wings for a Dec. 16 to 31 run at Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Ave.)

The show – a version of the legend of how Arthur came to be King of the Britons – offers “traditional British pantomime at its unruly best.”

King’s production features a blend of music and mirth and favourite characters, including the fair Guinevere, wicked Queen Morgana, Merlin the Magician, a host of Druids, trolls, shepherdesses, and even a dragon.

There will be a two-for-one preview night Dec. 15. For more information on showtimes, or to order tickets, call 604-501-5566, or visit www.rctheatreco.com

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