Hackney Empire today announced Jack and the Beanstalk, which was previously scheduled to open in December 2020, will now open in December 2021, marking the 22nd pantomime at the East End venue.
A glorious, campy and traditional pantomime conceived and co-directed by Peter Duncan, Jack & the Beanstalk steams into Everyman cinemas/online from 4 December 2020 and Showcase cinemas from 11 December.
Peter Duncan’s made for online audiences pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk is filled with plenty of giggles and has plenty of imagination.
There’s a happy ending, beginning and indeed, middle, as Jack and the Beanstalk gets a Musselburgh makeover at the Brunton Theatre this festive season.
Festive favourite and seasoned Dame, Clive Rowe takes on the role of Dame Trot whilst comedian Al Murray is a panto newbie as the landlord, Al.
He can now be seen treading the boards as Fleshcreep in Jack And The Beanstalk at Cambridge Arts Theatre and he’s appearing with a stellar cast. I caught up with Stephen to find out all about his latest journey into Pantomime.
Last year’s pantomime at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre was exceptional – this season they’ve only gone and topped it!
The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its new season running May 2017 to January 2018, including three major new productions: a UK premiere, a new adaptation of a classic and the return of the now traditional Lyric pantomime.
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The Google map indicates the scale of the growing trend in relaxed performances – which seek to create non-judgmental environments for people with autism, dementia, Tourette’s and learning disabilities when they visit the theatre.
In this second holiday podcast, the London theatre bloggers discuss pantomimes at Hackney Empire, Theatre Royal Stratford East and New Wimbledon Theatre, as well as West End comedy Peter Pan Goes Wrong and No Villain at the Old Red Lion.
Who is the nation’s greatest Dame? Maggie Smith, Judi Dench or Helen Mirren? Well, think again, for as pantomime season descends upon us, Clive Rowe yet again claims that illustrious honour with a barn-storming performance as Dame Daisy Trott in Hackney Empire’s Jack And The Beanstalk.