AN UNSEASONAL panto delighted patients and parents at the Oxford Children’s Hospital.
The production of Robinson Crusoe was put on by the Starlight Children’s Foundation as part of an eight-week tour across the UK.
Eight-year-old Annabelle Glover, from Pitstone, near Tring, was amongst the children in the ward who watched the play. She was rushed into the hospital on Tuesday after breaking her elbow at a gymnastics class.
Annabelle said: “I liked that it was adapted from a film but had lots of random songs with changed lyrics.
“My favourite character was Captain Hogwash because he was really funny and a bit weird.”
Mum Catherine added: “Annabelle had an operation and the next day the pantomime came.
“It was nice for her, she really enjoyed it.”
The Children’s Hospital opened in 2007 at the John Radcliffe site in Headington after a £15m fundraising campaign.
- Do you want alerts delivered straight to your phone via our WhatsApp service? Text NEWS or SPORT or NEWS AND SPORT, depending on which services you want, and your full name to 07767 417704. Save our number into your phone's contacts as Oxford Mail WhatsApp and ensure you have WhatsApp installed.
- Send your Letter to the Editor: What do you think? We welcome letters from our readers on a wide variety of subjects and you can send us a letter for publication here
Our top stories
- Managing director Greig Box Turnbull to leave Oxford United at end of season
- Companies still signing up for jobs fair at Oxford Town Hall
- Hundreds will gather as soldier killed in Iraq is repatriated
- Staff and students celebrate actress's big win at the Golden Globes
- Inquests opened into death of couple who died in cottage fire on Blenheim Palace estate
- Inquest opened into death of pensioner found in River Ock in Abingdon