Dick Whittington and his Cat
The Olympics may have left Hackney but fear not because Susie McKenna and her critically acclaimed pantomime team are back with yet another glittering, festive and down-right dazzling Hackney Empire pantomime. This time we are bringing it home - it is set in London Town!
A show for all the family, Dick Whittington tells the rags-to-riches tale of a young man and his loyal cat, on their exciting quest to find fame and fortune. Featuring all the traditional pantomime ingredients; thrilling adventure, show-stopping songs, dazzling dance routines, knockabout comedy and bags of audience participation, this is guaranteed to be another Hackney hit and the perfect Christmas treat.
The full cast has been announced! We welcome... drumroll please:Joanna Riding as Dick, Steve Elias as Sarah the Cook, Alexia Khadime as Alice, Tony Whittle as Fitzwarren, Darren Hart as Idle Jack, Kat B as King Rat, Rina Fatania as Fairy Bowbells, Stephen Emery as Puss, Bradley Cumberbatch as Bobo (King Rat's sidekick), Charlotte Griffiths as Maia the Mermaid and Leon Sweeney plays the extraordinary surprise creature!
Info: Dick Whittington and his Cat is at Hackney Empire from 1 December 2012 - 6 January 2012