Have just returned from a 12 night cruise on Oceana to Iberia and the Canaries. The entertainment was fantastic. The Footlights theatre company are brill and put on 5 wonderful shows, also the Enterntainment team headed by Hughie Taylor are great and very energic and really get into the spirit of things. This was our first cruise and will certainly be doing another one and will definately be choosing Oceana. Have a fab time.
It is very difficult to know what the entertainment is going to be like on any P & O ship as it depends which Entertainment Officers are on board and which acts have been booked. We went on the Oriana in November last year and the entertainment was fantastic. We booked the Oriana again in April this year and the entertainment was dreadful. If you are lucky enough to get Gary Gladding as your Cruise Director and Matt who is an entertainment officer then you are in for a good cruise.
We have always had a good time on the Oceana but it all depends as I have said.
We have booked the Oriana on the 26th September and when I inquired as to who the entertainment staff would be on board I was annoyed to find Gary Gladding will be on the Oriana at the end of our cruise. Unfortunatly our Director will be Nigel Travis and he is not very good.
Thank you for your quick reply. I hope you enjoy your cruise!