Paul Merton is to star in the 2023 Panto at Richmond Theatre with tickets now on sale!
Produced by Crossroads Pantomimes, this festive season’s show will be Dick Whittington with tickets available to buy now here.
A panto classic, Dick Whittington tells the story of a poor boy who travels to London in search of fame and fortune. His journey sees him outwit King Rat, win Alice’s hand in marriage and ultimately become Lord Mayor of London.
As ever a brilliant cast will be bringing the tale to life this festive season, led by comedian Paul Merton who will be stepping out from behind the iconic Have I Got News For You desk and donning the Panto Dame’s heels as he steps into the role of Sarah the Cook!
On making his return to panto, Paul said: “I’m thrilled to be appearing at Richmond Theatre as Sarah the Cook, portraying the most beautiful woman you have ever seen”
Also on the cast are Suki Webster as Suki the Sweet Maker, Wendy Mae Brown as Spirit of the Bells and Vivien Parry as Queen Rat.
Join Dick Whittington as he seeks fame, fortune, and happiness journeying to become Lord Mayor. Can he outwit the evil rodent King Rat and free the city from his team of revolting rodents? Find out in the ultimate magical pantomime adventure!
Dick Whittington will be performing at Richmond Theatre from 9 December 2023 until 7 January 2024.
Chief Executive of Crossroads Pantomimes, Michael Harrison said: “Paul was last in panto for us back in 2018 and was an absolute hit with audiences and I know that he’s going to bring a brilliant and extremely funny Sarah The Cook to our production of Dick Whittington this year.”
To get more information and tickets head over to the theatre box office.