The National Theatre has revealed first cast and ticket details for its Dick Whittington pantomime.
As previously announced, the venue will open its doors this autumn with its Olivier theatre having been newly configured for performances in the round.
A pantomime production of Dick Whittington will open on December 11, written by Jude Christian and Cariad Lloyd and directed by Ned Bennett.
The cast will feature Melanie La Barrie as Bow Belles, Dickie Beau as Sarah, Amy Booth-Steel as Queen Rat, Laura Checkley as Mayor Pigeon, Lawrence Hodgson-Mullings as Dick Whittington, Georgina Onuorah as Alice and Cleve September as Tom Cat.
They’re joined by Beth Hinton-Lever, Travis Kerry, Jaye Marshall, Ken Nguyen, Tinovimbanashe Sibanda and Christopher Tendai.
Meanwhile further confirmed creatives include set and costume designs by Georgia Lowe, choreography by Dannielle Rhimes Lecointe, compositions, arrangements and music production by DJ Walde, music supervision by Marc Tritschler and music direction and additional composition and arrangements by Benjamin Kwasi Burrell.
Lighting designed by Jessica Hung Han Yun and Sound Design by Paul Arditti. Denzel Westley-Sanderson is Associate Director, Debbie Duru is Associate Set Designer and Fiona Parker is Associate Costume Designer.
Tickets are on sale now. Over 200 seats will be available for each performance at £20, with half price tickets for under 18s on all tickets over £20.
Tickets will be available to purchase as single tickets, as pairs or in threes and fours for audience to attend with their household or support bubble. There will also be a number of Access performances including an Audio-Described performance, a BSL performance and a Relaxed performance.
Dates and information on how to book can be found here.