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Dick Whittington and his Wonderful Cat at Hall for Cornwall, 2000
Record Number: HFC:2021:290
The Dick Whittington and his Wonderful Cat pantomine was staged at Hall for Cornwall between the 18th of December and 9th of January 1999/2000. The pantomine follows Dick Whittington as he leaves his rural home for London in search of riches.
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