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Dick Whittington

The London Palladium 'strikes pantomime gold' (Guardian) in a hilarious & spectacular production of Dick Whittington staged by Qdos Entertainment, the world's biggest pantomime producer.



Join Dick (Charlie Stemp) on his daring journey through the streets of London aided by The Spirit Of The Bells (Julian Clary) as they face off against his dastardly nemesis, Queen Rat (Elaine Paige).



The all-star cast is completed by Ashley Banjo & Diversity (The Sultan & Sultan's Advisors), Paul Zerdin (Idle Jack), Nigel Havers (Captain Nigel) and Gary Wilmot (Sarah The Cook).



With a stellar cast, fantastic set and costume design, and plenty of laughs in store, join us for this five-star 'treat that you won't want to miss' (The Sun), playing now until 14 January.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The London Theatre Company by special arrangement with Elliott & Harper Productions and Catherine Schreiber, presents the much-celebrated Leeds Playhouse production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe over the 2019/20 festive season at the Bridge.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
Artistic Director Brigid Larmour today announces programming to complete Watford Palace Theatre's season for September 2019 - June 2020, following the world première of Mushy: Lyrically Speaking earlier this month. The co-production with Rifco Theatre Company is now on tour across the UK until 5 October.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
Christmas arrived early in Liverpool this week at the press launch for Epstein Entertainments' debut panto Cinderella, which comes to The Epstein Theatre this Christmas.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2019
Back by the popular demand, The West End and Broadway smash hit One Man, Two Guvnorsreturns to the stage this Autumn at the Torch Theatre, Milford Haven, to complete some 'unfinished business'.Richard Bean's fast-paced, hilarious farce follows the mixed fortunes of Francis Henshall played by the returning Christian Patterson. Down on his luck and permanently hungry, Francis suddenly finds himself employed by two bosses.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
Hackney Empire plans to combine its commitment to community and championing of young people with a programme that revives a variety programme for a modern-day audience and celebrates all genres. Since Artistic Director Yamin Choudury and Executive Director Jo Hemmant were appointed in 2018, the theatre has seen an average of 83% new bookers for many productions - a huge achievement for a 1000+ seater theatre in London.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019
Full casting has been announced for Cinderella a?" a truly innovative new family pantomime from Imagine Theatre and Fairfield Halls, playing in the world-class 1,802 seat Phoenix Concert Hall from Tuesday 10 December 2019 to Sunday 5 January 2020, with a press night on Thursday 12 December,
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Casting has been confirmed for Park Theatre's festive family adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's classic: The Snow Queen. Focusing on the origins of the Queen who brings endless winter, the cast includes: Frances Marshall, Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Esmonde Cole, Sarah-Louise Young, Justin Brett, Paula James and Matt Cavendish. The production is adapted by Charles Way and directed by Abigail Anderson, with a national press night on Friday 6 December, 7pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's panto stars have arrived in style, rolling into town on a London red bus, direct from the city where the streets are paved with gold!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
The full cast for Exeter Northcott Theatre's pantomime Beauty and the Beast has been announced as rehearsals are set to get under way for an ambitious new production of the classic love story.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019
Ultra-Rare Pantomime 50p Coins Go Into Circulation, which can be your ticket to the ball!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019
New casting has been announced for the multi award-winning West End production of HAMILTON as the show enters its third year at the Victoria Palace Theatre. Also announced is the release of further tickets with the show now booking in London to 28 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Qdos Entertainment today announce that Janine Duvitski will play Mummy Bear, Sophie Isaacs will play the title role of Goldilocks and Lauren Stroud will play Baby Bear in the 2019 London Palladium Pantomime Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Performances begin at the London Palladium on Saturday 7 December 2019 for a strictly limited 5-week run until Sunday 12 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
The Bristol Hippodrome is hosting a pantomime promo day at Clarks Village in Street to reach out to families this Christmas. On Saturday 16th November from 11 a?" 2 shoppers will have the chance to join in the fun with a number of exciting events, competitions and giveaways relating to this year's pantomime Dick Whittington, starring soap legend Shane Richie.
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Nov 3, 2019
The Knight of the Burning Pestle is rarely produced, and it certainly deserves the occasional outing, if only as a reminder that our forbears were just as interested in trying experiments with theatrical genre and form as we are.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2019
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has released an exclusive first look at its 125th anniversary pantomime with images from the rehearsal room of DICK WHITTINGTON!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2019
Pack your bags! It's time to hit the road and follow your dreams… Join Dick Whittington on his quest to find adventure, fame and fortune in London, at Stratford East's annual must-see pantomime. Will he defeat the villainous rodent who's taken control of the city?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
Dick Whittington famously heads for fame and fortune in London, where the streets are paved with gold and this year's Wolverhampton pantomime star, Ryan Thomas, went to where the shirts are lined with gold a?" at Wolverhampton Wanderers FC!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019
A decade into its celebrated programming of immensely popular raucous adult pantomime; Above The Stag Theatre is delighted to announce it's 2019 Christmas show PINOCCHIO: NO STRINGS ATTACHED. Above The Stag pantomimes have developed a cult following, blossoming into a staple 'must-see' for the theatrically adventurous and LGBT+ friendly, in London's Christmas calendar; - regularly selling out its entire fifty-performance runs.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has officially launched the brand new in-house production of Alan Bennett's THE HISTORY BOYS from 7 a?" 22 February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
A workshop performance of Roy Smiles comic play The Funny Girls will take place at the London Coliseum on 27 November. Loosely based on Barbra Streisand and Joan Rivers, the play explores the egos and dreams of two of the greatest talents of their generation. It stars Debbie Chazen as Joan Rivers and Victoria Yeates as Barbra Streisand.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
An evil rat is set on world domination a?' and only a man and his cat can stop it.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Waitress will welcome Joel Montague (Falsettos, School of Rock and Funny Girl) to the company of the hit West End musical as Ogie with his first performance taking place on 2 December. He takes on the role from Joe Sugg who has performed the role of Ogie since 9 September.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Theatre Royal Stratford East is delighted to announce its 2020/2021 pantomime will be Red Riding Hood, with book and lyrics by award-winning writer Bryony Lavery and music and lyrics by Robert Hyman. Directed by Robert Shaw Cameron, this year's festive adventure will begin on 21 November 2020 and will close on 9 January 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
The Mercury panto is back, and this year it has been supersized to delight audiences at the 840 seat temporary venue, Mercury at Abbey Field. Colchester panto favourites Antony Stuart-Hicks (Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White, Dick Whittington) and Dale Superville (Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White, Spamalot) are back for another festive season, this time forming a dastardly duo as the Ugly Sisters.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
ebp and Intertalent Rights Group have announced that ventriloquist, comedian and winner of America's Got Talent 2015, Paul Zerdin, will tour the UK with a brand-new show - Paul Zerdin's Puppet Party. Taking in a total of 39 dates, the tour begins at Bedford's Corn Exchange on 18th September 2019 and concludes at London's Duchess Theatre on 25th November 2019. Tickets go on general sale on Friday 1st March 2019 at www.paulzerdin.com and www.ticketmaster.co.uk.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
A decade into its celebrated programming of immensely popular raucous adult pantomime; Above The Stag theatre is delighted to announce it's 2019 Christmas show PINOCCHIO: NO STRINGS ATTACHED. Above The Stag pantomimes have developed a cult following, blossoming into a staple 'must-see' for the theatrically adventurous and LGBT+ friendly, in London's Christmas calendar; - regularly selling out its entire fifty-performance runs.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Theatre Royal Stratford East is in rehearsal for this year's pantomime, Dick Whittington, directed by John Haidar.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has announced today that comedian Aaron James will return for a second consecutive pantomime season to play Buttons in their own production of CINDERELLA. Following a critically acclaimed appearance in the current pantomime, Dick Whittington a?" he has delighted audiences of all ages with comedy impressions and slapstick humour.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020
Liverpool's Epstein Theatre is seeing in the new year with an action-packed month of theatre entertainment, live music, tributes and classic comedy, including live acoustic music from Turin Brakes, a celebration of the musical talents of The Carpenters, The Eagles, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly and Elvis and the return of Phoenix Nights' paranomal sensation Clinton Baptiste!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
Theatr Clwyd today announces its Writers in Residence and Companies in Residence for 2020, as part of the TYFU|GROW Creative Development Programme. Writers' residencies have been awarded to Hannah Daniel, Katie Elin-Salt, Jennifer Lunn, Wyn Mason, Lisa Parry, and Kristian Phillips. Companies' residencies have been awarded to Archipelago, Francesca Goodridge and Dan Lloyd, PRIDD, and Signdance Collective.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
In addition to the previously announced world premières of Milky Peaks and For The Grace of You Go I, Tamara Harvey and Liam Evans-Ford, Artistic Director and Executive Director of Theatr Clwyd today announce further programming for their 2020 season, which will include a major revival of Steve Waters' The Contingency Plan a?" in a co-production with the Donmar Warehouse, the world première of Project Hush, and Beauty and the Beast, the company's twenty-third annual rock 'n' roll pantomime, which sees Harvey make her pantomime directorial debut. The company today also announces the full cast and tour dates for Seiriol Davies' Milky Peaks.
by Gary Naylor - Jan 10, 2020
Once shows all its crowdpleasing credentials in this new touring production with a tremendous cast doing full justice to its score and carrying a somewhat corny plot to a standing ovation curtain.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool and Mark Goucher announced today that Shirley Ballas will star as The Fairy Godmother in Blackpool's biggest ever family pantomime, CINDERELLA, at the Opera House Blackpool from Sunday 13 December to Sunday 3 January 2021. Tickets on sale now with further star casting to be announced soon. Shirley will not be performing on Saturday 19 December 2020 due to Strictly Come Dancing commitments.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The Coronet Theatre has announced that the cast for master playwright Brian Friel's Afterplay, directed by John Haidar, will be Mariah Gale and Rory Keenan.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The Coronet Theatre has announced that the cast for master playwright Brian Friel's Afterplay, directed by John Haidar, will be Mariah Gale and Rory Keenan.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has today released production photography for the in-house production of Alan Bennett's THE HISTORY BOYS which is now playing and runs until 22 February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced the free broadcast of this year's pantomime Dick Whittington to local hospitals, hospices and care homes in East London and Essex.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Hackney Empire today releases production images of its sparkling new pantomime production Dick Whittington and his Cat which runs at the East End venue until 5 January 2020, with press night taking place this evening.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Jonathan Ray (The Cat), Grace Kelly Miller (Sally/Fish), Nick Brittain (The Boy/Thing One), and Matt Jay Ryan (Thing Two), will star in Katie Mitchell's acclaimed stage adaptation of The Cat In The Hat, directed by Lillie Collier. Based on the much loved tale by Dr Seuss, the Turbine Theatre's festival family show runs for a strictly limited Christmas season from 11 December - 11 January.
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by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019
Wolverhampton Grand Theatre has today revealed the first teaser trailer for the upcoming in-house production of Alan Bennett's THE HISTORY BOYS from 7 a?" 22 February 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
Young patients at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children enjoyed some special festive cheer this week, thanks to a visit from the cast of The Bristol Hippodrome's 2019 pantomime Dick Whittington and Wallace & Gromit's Grand Appeal, the Bristol Children's Hospital Charity.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
It has been announced today that Signal 107 Breakfast Host, Dicky Dodd will guest star as the Sultan of Morocco in Wolverhampton Grand Theatre's pantomime Dick Whittington for a week in January 2020!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
Following the hugely successful Standing Tall community pantomime project, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre have once again collaborated with Heath House Studios to work on this year's project, Paving the Way, based on the themes of this year's panto, DICK WHITTINGTON.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019
The Winter Gardens Blackpool announced today their partnership with West End Producer Mark Goucher (Hairspray, Priscilla Queen of the Desert) to bring Blackpool's biggest ever family pantomime to the Opera House Blackpool next Christmas. CINDERELLA will play at the Opera House Blackpool from Sunday 13 December to Sunday 3 January 2021. Tickets on sale now with star casting to be announced soon. www.wintergardensblackpool.co.uk.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Cinderella – a truly innovative new family pantomime from Imagine Theatre and Fairfield Halls, plays in the world-class 1,802 seat Phoenix Concert Hall from Tuesday 10 December 2019 to Sunday 5 January 2020, with a press night on Thursday 12 December.
by Tim Wright - Dec 11, 2019
When on song, panto can be monumentally brilliant. An unpretentious form of theatre that can delight old and young alike. It's a shame then that this latest effort from panto behemoth Qdos is so tone deaf it makes your toes curl.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019
Tonight, showbiz legend, Jimmy Tarbuck returned to the pantomime stage to celebrate the 125th Anniversary of Wolverhampton Grand Theatre.