Panto will be back at The London Palladium – oh of course it will!
A brace of stars who appeared in former Palladium shows, this kind of as Julian Clary, Paul Zerdin, Nigel Havers, Gary Wilmot, Ashley Banjo and Diversity and Charlie Stemp will return this 12 months for a distinctive socially-distanced panto wide variety knowledge,
Beverley Knight and Jac Yarrow will join the piece, immediately after earlier starring in the Birmingham Hippodrome panto.
The display is established to be two hours and 15 minutes lengthy, with tickets from £25 likely on sale these days. The piece will run from 12 December 2020 to 3 January 2021.
It has a innovative workforce composed of director Michael Harrison, choreographer Karen Bruce, set designer Ian Westbrook, costume designer Hugh Durrant, lights designer Ben Cracknell, audio designer Gareth Owen and composer and orchestrator Gary Hind.
The manufacturing is aided by the Countrywide Lottery, which will be helping to help pantos by means of ticket getting strategies. A lot more information and venues taking part in the scheme are to be declared.
Michael Harrison, controlling director of producers Qdos Amusement reported: “Pantomime is a vital element of the calendar for several theatres. As a outcome of lockdown in March, venues were forced to near their doorways, positioning the reside effectiveness industry in disaster, resulting in task losses and placing the viability of theatres huge and compact at hazard.
“This initiative will be a lifeline for all those venues, while enabling us to offer much necessary uplifting entertainment at such a hard time.”