A special 2021 pantomime for Theatre Royal Nottingham has been announced.
Produced by Qdos Entertainment, this year’s show will be Sleeping Beauty with tickets on sale here.
Sleeping Beauty tells the story of a princess who is cursed by an evil witch into a deep sleep that can only be broke by the kiss from her true love.
Supported by the National Lottery, the show will be operating with socially distancing in place and following all of the latest health and safety guidelines.
The cast will feature Paul Chuckle in the role of The King, comedian Ben Nickless as Muddles and street dance troupe Flawless, who will star as The Queen’s Guards.
They’ll be joined by David Robbins as The Queen, Kimberly Blake as The Enchantress, Hannah Grace Lawson as Princess Beauty and Jack McNeill as the Prince.
This year’s production, created especially for the Theatre Royal Nottingham in this unprecedented year, will be a riotously funny, one-act celebration of pantomime, packed full of comedy and laughter and allow audience members the opportunity to come safely together and enjoy the magic of the much-loved and unique art form this festive season.
Sleeping Beauty plays at Theatre Royal Nottingham between Saturday 27 March 2021 and Sunday 11 April 2021.
Portfolio Holder for Leisure, Culture & IT at Nottingham City Council, Councillor Dave Trimble, said: “Pantomime plays an enduring and much-loved part in our city’s rich cultural life, a festive highlight which has marked each and every year since the Theatre Royal’s very first pantomime in 1865.
“Many people’s first memory of coming to the theatre will have been a family trip to the panto. Once theatres are allowed to safely reopen again, we very much look forward to welcoming audiences back this Christmas, after what has been an incredibly challenging year for us all. We can’t wait to see everyone share some much-needed festive cheer!”
You can purchase tickets online and get more information from the theatre box office.