Lee Latchford-Evans, Dani Harmer and Bobby Davro head the cast of Enchanted Entertainment’s Easter panto Beauty and the Beast which comes to the Victoria Theatre on April 5 (two performances 2pm and 5.30pm).
Latchford-Evans who became famous with cult pop band Steps - which sold over 20 million records and achieved 14 consecutive top five singles - plays The Prince/Beast, Harmer who played Tracey Beaker in the popular TV series andwho reached a final of Strictly Come Dancing is Beauty, while mimic and top comedian Bobby Davro plays Silly Billy in a show that is fun for all the family and which is making a stop off on its tour of Britain..
Producer Jezz Weatherall said: “We’re really looking forward to returning to Halifax with this special Easter production. The show’s got a great cast of TV stars, a host of brilliant songs and some truly amazing dancers. We know how popular the Christmas pantomimes are in Halifax and we’re going to give audiences another quality family event this Easter, with the magical story of Beauty and the Beast.”
Director Guy Pascall said: “It’s going to be great fun for all the family. ‘Beauty and the Beast’ is one of the most magical pantomimes of them all and over the years it’s become a firm favourite with audiences of all ages. The story has such wonderful characters and really has something for everyone. We can’t wait to start rehearsals in March ready for the tour and we’re really looking forward to entertaining Halifax audiences with our production at The Victoria Theatre.”
Enchanted Entertainment has assembled a fantastic cast and is planning some true pantomime magic to ensure ‘Beauty and the Beast’ will be a spectacular family show with wonderful sets, brilliant costumes, high-octane dance routines and plenty of popular songs to please all ages!!
Tickets, priced from £17-£19, are on sale now and already selling fast. Call The Victoria Theatre Box Office on 01422 351158 or book online at www.victoriatheatre.co.uk