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Dick alert! First look at Julian Clary in London Palladium pantomime

Dick Whittington

Take a first look at the Julian Clary, Elaine Paige and the cast of the London Palladium 2017 pantomime Dick Whittington.

Returning to the iconic London theatre venue from 9 December, the pair are joined by  Ashley Banjo as The Sultan and Diversity as The Sultan’s Special Advisors.

Paul Zerdin will play Idle Jack alongside Nigel Havers as Captain Nigel, Gary Wilmot as Sarah the Cook, Emma Williams as Alice Fitzwarren and Lukus Alexander as Eileen the Cat. Charlie Stemp will play the title role.

Related: Amanda Holden talks Cinderella at the London Palladium with Gay Times

The show marks the return of panto the Palladium behind last year’s twice Olivier-nominated London Palladium production of Cinderella, which broke box office records for the highest grossing week in West End theatre history.

Paul O’Grady and Amanda Holden joined Julian to lead the 2016 production.

Take a look at the first images of the London Palladium pantomime below.

Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington

Dick Whittington is written by Alan McHugh, directed by Michael Harrison, choreographed by Karen Bruce with musical supervision and orchestrations by Gary Hind, lighting by Ben Cracknell, set designs by Ian Westbrook, 3D Creations, costumes by Hugh Durrant, visual special effects by The Twins FX, projection design by Duncan McLean and sound design by Gareth Owen.          

It will run at the London Palladium for five weeks only over the festive season from 9 December to January 2018. Final casting will be announced at a later date.

More information can be found here                     

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