For much of the last 30 years of Largs Players pantos Pat Nicol has been a 'goodie ' but she goes to the dark side this time round.

The experienced actress and singer who has played dozens of great roles over the decades will face up to the boos and hisses as the Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves next month.

As a former deputy head teacher Pat says she is used to flak from little kids- and big ones for that matter!

As you can see she scrubs up well as the fearsome character and even manages to raise some laughs as she battles the adorable Snow White and her little helpers.

Also in the talented cast are Rebecca Kane as Snow White, Matt Carnegie as Hamish, Matt Wilkin as Prince Charming, Jon Wilkin as The Mirror and, in a twist, experienced female actress Jackie Templeton will be the Dame. There is also one of the biggest panto choruses in the country, tutored by Ruairidh, who also choreographs, and musical director David Edwards.

Tickets have gone on sale on Players or on the hotline of 0333 666 3366 with special family tickets (two adults, two children) at £35. Adult tickets are only £12, children £8 and concessions £10 making it one of the most economical pantos in the land.

As an added bonus there are actually two Saturday 1.30pm and 6.30pm to suit folk from Cumbrae and afar!