Fe-fi-fo-fum, a giant of a pantomime comes to High Wycombe!
A mighty beanstalk will grow on St Mary Street as the giant pantomime adventure Jack and the Beanstalk comes to Wycombe Swan this festive season starring Blue star Simon Webbe, Britain’s Got Talent winners Ashleigh & Pudsey, much loved CBeebies star Chris Jarvis and panto dame extraordinaire Nigel Ellacott.
Follow Jack, his hapless brother, his mother Dame Trot and climb a beanstalk of gigantic proportions to cloudland in the spectacular family pantomime. Doomed to sell his trusty cow, join Jack as he fights to save the beautiful Princess, outwit the evil giant and win riches beyond his wildest dreams, and the hand of the girl he loves.
Brought to you by Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer, Jack and the Beanstalk features all of the ingredients of a perfect pantomime; a fabulous cast and orchestra, laugh-out-loud comedy, magic beans, bundles of audience participation, stunning scenery and special effects, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses for all the family to enjoy.
Don’t miss the greatest panto there has ever bean!
• Signed Performance Sun 10 December 5.30pm ♦ Relaxed performance Wed 13 December 2pm
Chris returned to Richmond Theatre for the 4th time with the wonderful Maureen Lipman.
Sleeping Beauty Overview Following rave audience reviews and critical acclaim of last year’s Cinderella, we are thrilled to announce Sleeping Beauty for 2016!
Maureen Lipman makes a welcome return to Richmond’s spectacular Panto as the Wicked Fairy. With a catalogue of acting credits for television, stage and film, Maureen is well-known for her roles in films Educating Rita and the award-winning The Pianist. Joining her after two highly successful pantomimes at Richmond will be none other than CBeebies favourite Chris Jarvis in the role of Chester the Jester, returning for a third year in a row, due to overwhelming popular demand.
Sleeping Beauty is a timeless story telling the classic tale of Princess Beauty who has a spell cast over her by a Wicked Fairy sending her into a deep sleep – but can the spell be broken by a handsome Prince and will there be a happy ever after?
With sumptuous sets, gorgeous fairytale costumes, big song and dance numbers, magic and bags of audience participation, Sleeping Beauty is a spectacular pantomime guaranteed to keep you awake this Christmas!
Reviews for Cinderella 2015/6 :
***** “I challenge you to find a more festive London theatre than Richmond’s local offering.” Time Out
**** “The Richmond Theatre panto is surely one of the best.” Reviews Hub