A FANTASTICAL show suitable for all the family is heading to Redditch next month as the pantomime arrives at the Palace Theatre.
From December 5, the tale of Beauty and the Beast will be told complete with a fairytale set, colourful costumes, choreography and live music alongside a star-studded cast.
Dancing on Ice winner Sam Attwater, who plays Gaston, said: “This is my twelfth panto and I really love the fact that it can be enjoyed by all the family.
“It does not matter how old you are – it’s rewarding for everyone.
“There are not many other things in the modern world that offer quite the same cross-generational experience, so I hope the people of Redditch will come and see what we have to offer.
“I love the live experience of being on stage. There is something about having only ‘one shot’ that makes it really exciting both to act and to watch.”
The Palace Theatre invites audiences to follow the story of heroine Belle (Natalie Turner) and the beast (James Meunier) while Nicole Faraday will play the Wicked Witch.
Adam Daye will also dish up a dollop of fun for audiences of all ages as Madame Cherie Trifle and actor Andrew Haynes will return to the Palace for the second year running to play Belle’s father, Professor René Crackpot.
The story of Beauty and the Beast comes to the Palace Theatre on December 5 and runs until December 31, brought to Redditch by Paul Holman Associates, producers of last year’s pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk.
Tickets start at £16 for adults and £14 for children and are available from the Box Office.
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