Davood Ghadami, Kiera Nicole and Charlie Guest will star in the 2023 panto at Croydon Fairfield Halls.
The show this festive season will be Aladdin, running from 16 December 2023 – 7 January 2024.
Aladdin has become one of the most popular pantomimes in the UK thanks to its magical story of a young boy who chances upon a wish-granting genie.
The cast will be led by EastEnders star Davood Ghadami as Abanazar with Milkshake! favourite Kiera-Nicole as Princess Jasmine and panto favourite Charlie Guest as Wishee Washee.
Joining them are Kian Zomorodian as Aladdin, Richard J Hunt as the Dame Widow Twankey, Mark Peachey, Xenoa Campbell-Ledgister, as ‘Spirit of the Ring’ and Ross Dorrington as The Genie . The company will be completed by Oliver Ferro, Jean Ceballos Ruge, Hollie Corkery, Jessica Johnson and Sofia Cullinane.
Davood said: “This Christmas the story of Aladdin is going to be told in a way that gives all the festive feels to audience members. There will be magic, laughter, plenty of songs you know and love, and apparently an awesome baddie(!) We can’t wait to give families the ultimate escape this Christmas. It’s time to start practising your booing, and of course to get booking – your magic carpet awaits!”
Join our hero Aladdin, his mother Widow Twankey and his brother Wishee Washee as they embark on a magical adventure and try to defeat the evil Abanazar and his plan to become master of the world. With help from the Genie of The Lamp and the Spirit Of The Ring.
Will Aladdin save the day, will he marry the beautiful Princess Jasmine? Will the Genie be freed? There’s only one way to find out – come see Aladdin, Croydon’s No.1 Pantomime!
An enchanting tale of magic, mayhem and misunderstandings live on the famous stage Ashcroft Theatre stage. Aladdin is a laugh-a-minute extravaganza with stunning sets, musical hits, fabulous costumes and amazing special effects to keep audiences both young and old entertained!
Aladdin will play at Croydon Fairfield Halls from 16 December 2023 until 07 January 2024.
For more information and tickets, visit fairfield.co.uk.