It must be slightly daunting when planning to perform a well-known and loved musical. Everyone knows the story. Everyone knows what the songs are supposed to sound like. Can they do it justice? - A big fat YES from me!
Parody is difficult to pull off. Get it wrong and it taints the whole play. Get it right and the audience are still talking about it long after the final curtain. Thornden pupils got it very, very right.