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GRAND THEATRE’S 125TH ANNIVERSARY
Celebrating the theatre’s 125th Anniversary year in spectacular style, the pantomime will feature the set, costumes and production values direct from the Olivier Award-winning London Palladium production of Dick Whittington and runs from Saturday 7 December 2019 – Sunday 12 January 2020.
With a star cast to be announced, join our pantomime hero Dick Whittington as he seeks fame, fortune and happiness to become the Lord Mayor of London. Guided by the magical Fairy Bow Bells on an adventure that sends him from London town to the High Seas headed for Morocco, can he outwit the evil King Rat, free London from his team of revolting rodents and win the beautiful Alice’s hand in marriage? Find out in the ultimate magical pantomime adventure! don’t miss the action-packed pantomime full of laughter, music and eye-popping special effects.
Kicking off 2019’s festive celebrations will be NATIVITY! THE MUSICAL from Tuesday 29 October – Saturday 2 November. Feel-good, funny and full of yuletide joy, this cracker of a musical was adapted for the stage by Debbie Isitt, the creator of the much-loved films. Every child in every school has one Christmas wish, to star in a Nativity, and at St Bernadette’s School, they’re attempting to mount a musical version! Only trouble is teacher Mr Maddens has promised that a Hollywood producer is coming to see the show to turn it into a film. Join him, his teaching assistant the crazy Mr Poppy, hilarious children and a whole lot of sparkle and shine as they struggle to make everyone’s Christmas wish come true. Featuring all of your favourite sing-a-long hits from the movies includingSparkle and Shine, Nazareth, One Night One Moment, She’s the Brightest Star and a whole host of new songs filled with the spirit of Christmas.