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Dick Whittington - 2017 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

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.


Run Type:Limited Run
Market:West End
Previews: December 13, 2017
Closing:January 14, 2018

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Dick Whittington West End Cast

by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022
Mercury Theatre has announced the full cast for their pantomime this Christmas, Beauty and the Beast, written by Andrew Pollard and directed by Olivier Award-winning Donnacadh O'Briain.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2022
Birmingham Hippodrome has announced a line-up of new productions for 2023 including a stellar line up of West End and Broadway smash-hit musicals.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022
'Potted Panto', written by double Olivier nominees Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner (also former CBBC TV presenters) and Richard Hurst, is a madcap ride through the biggest stories and best-loved characters from the wonderful world of pantomime.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2022
Birmingham Hippodrome has announced an exciting all-star cast line-up for the ultimate pantomime adventure, Dick Whittington. The show will see the return of one of Britain's most celebrated stars Marti Pellow as The Ratman, Birmingham Panto favourite Matt Slack as Dick Whittington, TV Doctor and presenter Dr Ranj as Spirit of the Bells and musical sensation Suzanne Shaw as Alice.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022
With the graduating cast leaving the halls of Westerberg High, it’s time to welcome in some new students to the cast of Heathers the Musical. Taking on the role of high school geek Veronica Sawyer will be Erin Caldwell and at her side as the dark and moody teen Jason ‘J.D’ Dean is Nathanael Landskroner.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2022
Step into the world of handsome princes and evil fairies this October half-term when St Helens Theatre Royal presents the enchanting story of Sleeping Beauty.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 3, 2022
Ambassador Theatre Group Productions has announced a UK and Ireland Tour of the pantomime MOTHER GOOSE, starring Ian McKellen as Mother Goose, John Bishop as Vic Goose and Mel Giedroyc as the Goose.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2022
Anna-Jane Casey will be joining the UK and Ireland Tour of the pantomime MOTHER GOOSE as Cilla The Goose with Mairi Barclay, Becca Francis, Shailan Gohil and Laura Tyrer also confirmed to join the company
by Stephi Wild - Oct 28, 2022
& Juliet begins Broadway performances tonight, October 28. Meet the cast of & Juliet here!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022
Nottingham Playhouse has announced the complete cast for their eagerly awaited 2022 pantomime, Dick Whittington.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2022
Pitlochry Festival Theatre will be taking audiences on a magical journey to Neverland when it premieres Peter Pan and Wendy, a magical new adaptation of J.M. Barrie classic novel Peter Pan over the festive season. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2022
Oldham Coliseum Theatre is starting rehearsals for their award-winning and nationally renowned annual pantomime; this year it's Robin Hood. With the perfect blend of slapstick, silliness, hit songs and panto magic, join everyone's favourite real-life hero on the arrow shooting pantomime adventure of a lifetime.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2022
The full cast and the creative team for the all-new Hey Duggee The Live Theatre Show has been revealed as the show prepares for its world premiere next month.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2022
The Watford Palace Theatre panto has been bringing Christmas cheer to audiences since 1908 (oh yes it has!), this year reuniting the team behind last year's smash hit Dick Whittington and His Cat.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2022
The Key Theatre has announced the full cast for this year’s hilarious, fun-filled brand new family pantomime adventure Dick Whittington, running from 25 November until 8 January 2023.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022
Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer of some of the world’s most famous musicals, and Michael Harrison, critically-acclaimed, award-winning international producer, announced the creation of a new musical theatre partnership to find and develop new musicals, and create new productions from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s momentous musical catalogue. 
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Nov 25, 2022
A selection of theatres that are offering relaxed performances of their shows over the festive period.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2022
Get a first look at Theatre Royal Stratford East's Cinderella, which will be made available for streaming from 23 December 2022 – 07 January 2023.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022
Parr Hall's much loved family panto is making its return this festive season with the magical tale of Dick Whittington.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022
The full cast has been announced for ONCE – IN CONCERT at the London Palladium on Sunday 12 March (at 3pm and 7pm). ONCE - IN CONCERT, which went on sale on 23 September before adding a second performance due to public demand, has only a limited number of tickets still available.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2022
Following the success of previous live streams of Red Riding Hood, Dick Whittington and Rapunzel to East London charities, Theatre Royal Stratford East will once again make their annual panto, this year Cinderella, available online to local hospitals, hospices and care homes.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022
The team behind the Above the Stag pantos, London’s most popular and acclaimed pantomimes for grown-ups will present their biggest show yet in 2023. Sleeping Beauty Takes A Prick! is the first production from He’s Behind You!, the company founded by the team behind Above The Stag Theatre’s phenomenally successful run of queer adult pantos.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2022
Join Dick Whittington and his cat in this famous fable arriving to Wandsworth Civic Suite on December 10th. There are 19 great-value performances, matinee and evening between the 10th and the 22nd, as we journey to London Town with Dick and his cat on their quest for fame and fortune! 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2022
Nottingham Playhouse has announced the casting for its brand new adaptation of the classic children’s story Goldilocks And The Three Bears. 
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022
It was announced yesterday at a special Royal Theatrical Support Trust (RTST) ceremony that the winner of the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2021, Denzel Westley-Sanderson, will direct a new production of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest – in a co-production between English Touring Theatre (ETT), Leeds Playhouse and Rose Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - May 5, 2022
Nottingham Playhouse has issued a call-out for for young performers from Nottingham and the local surrounding area to form the Young Chorus for Dick Whittington, this year's eagerly awaited pantomime.
by Stephi Wild - May 31, 2022
Charlie Stemp and Carly Anderson will lead the cast of Susan Stroman’s new production of the musical comedy CRAZY FOR YOU™, with music & lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, and book by Ken Ludwig, running at Chichester Festival Theatre from 11 July – 4 September. 
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022
The Bush Theatre continues its 50th Anniversary season with Ambreen Razia's Favour a world premiere co-produced with Clean Break. Co-directed by Clean Break's Joint Artistic director Róisín McBrinn and Sophie Dillon Moniram, the cast is today announced as Avita Jay, Renu Brindle, Rina Fatania, and Ashna Rabheru.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022
As Nottingham Playhouse launches its new brochure for the late summer and autumn 2022 to early Spring 2023, the company has revealed that its first production for 2023 will be the world premiere of Christy Lefteri's gripping best-selling novel, The Beekeeper of Aleppo adapted by Nesrin Alrefaai and Matthew Spangler.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 17, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 7, 2022
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Shakespeare’s Globe has released photos of Midsummer Mechanicals in rehearsal, which opens in Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on 28 July, running until 21 August.
by Grace Cutler - Jul 1, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022
Theatr Clwyd and Chichester Festival Theatre have announced the full cast for the world première production of brand-new musical The Famous Five, based on the much-loved books by Enid Blyton, written by Elinor Cook with music and lyrics by Theo Jamieson.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2022
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022
On Tuesday 19th April at a star-studded ceremony at the Trafalgar Theatre in London's West End, the winners of the 2022 Pantomime Awards in association with Butlin's were revealed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022
Fiery Seahorse Productions will present the 2022 Reading of Chicagoan Marie Yuen's adaptation of 'Ye-Xian: The Chinese Cinderella' (working title 'C2'), on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at the Chinese American Museum of Chicago - Raymond B. & Jean T. Lee Center, 238 West 23rd Street, in Chicago's Chinatown, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Dick Whittington Frequently Asked Questions

What other awards has Dick Whittington been nominated for?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Hugh Durrant.

What awards has Dick Whittington been nominated for?
Best Costume Design (Olivier Awards) for Hugh Durrant.

What productions of Dick Whittington have there been?
Dick Whittington has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 2017.