Expect the traditional story of Dick Whittington
, complete with singing rats in the bakery, a clever cat called Steven, a sea voyage to Egypt on the River Soar and Dick, thrice Mayor of Barrow.
I heard a young lad comment "brilliant panto", but I don't buy that as the Dick Whittington
tale I know is a simple one and much better that the Macrobert version.
Declaring 'tonight I'm a Dick' - after blasting onto stage for a version of Shut Up and Dance - John Barrowman, in the lead role of Dick Whittington
, was quick to aim a dig at Natalie.
Elysee was looking for her second part in a Dick Whittington
show having appeared at the Talisman Theatre in Earlsdon last year.
The Ger Lyons-trained Endless Drama was last seen when running Gleneagles to three-quarters of a length in May while Dick Whittington
, who achieved his Group 1 success in the Phoenix Stakes, is appearing for the first time since finishing fourth in the Greenham Stakes at Newbury almost a year ago.
Cast members of the St Mary's Parish Church pantomime are (from left): Dick Whittington
played by Alicia Hall; |Megan Bradbury and Emily Fox, shown with other performers
and his Magic Cat is at St Peter's Hall until Saturday.
, which boasts an impressive 3-D underwater scene, runs until January 3.
On Wednesday, cast members of this year's Dick Whittington
panto spent time with poorly children and their families, bringing gifts and signing autographs ahead of the screening on the bedside TVs.
will be performed at the college's Margaret Armstrong Theatre on Wednesday, December 16, and Thursday, 17, with both matinee and evening performances.
is at The Riv-erfront, Newport until January 4.
IT was a case of 'lucky 13' for Aidan O'Brien as Dick Whittington
landed the Group 1 Keeneland Phoenix Stakes at the Curragh yesterday.