News blog

16th October – Rhydian to return as Prince Charming

No Comments

IMG_2102RHYDIAN will be starring as Prince Charming in this season’s Pantomime production of ‘Cinderella’ at the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth, from Saturday 3rd December 2016  to Monday 2nd January 2017.

The best loved pantomime of them all, Cinderella, with its enchanting story, side-splitting comedy, thrilling special effects and adorable miniature ponies, is perfect entertainment for the festive season. This truly traditional production will ensure that every member of the family has a ball. Cinderella is treated as a servant by her jealous ugly stepsisters. She’ll need all the magic her fairy godmother can muster, along with help from her best friend, Buttons, if she is to meet her Prince Charming and find true love before the clock strikes midnight…

This years Panto boasts a talented cast;  Dani Harmer (Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing) as Cinderella, Rhydian as Prince Charming, Melanie Walters (Gwen from Gavin & Stacey) as the Fairy Godmother and back by popular demand, Noel Brodie as Buttons.
Also appearing are David Ball & Michael Chance as the Ugly Sisters, David Alcock as Baron Hardup and Gary Jordan as Dandini, and the sensational Shetland Ponies!

Booking details and links can be found on our Events Page.

15th April – Rhydian to star in new revival of Little Shop of Horrors

No Comments

LSOH2Producers have announced a new UK tour of musical comedy Little Shop Of Horrors, which will open at Bournemouth Pavilion on 4 August 2016. RHYDIAN, whose previous stage credits include We Will Rock You, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Show, will play sadistic dentist Orin Scrivello.

The ’50s musical sci-fi spoof has a book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken and is based on the film by Roger Corman with a screenplay by Charles Griffith. Produced by Sell a Door Theatre Company, the tour will be directed by Tara Wilkinson, with choreography by Matthew Cole and musical supervision from Mark Crossland.

Down and out florist assistant Seymour becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a macabre craving. Secretly in love with his colleague Audrey he names the plant Audrey II in her honour. Audrey II has plans that are far greater than Seymour can imagine as it grows into a bad-tempered, foul-mouthed carnivore who offers fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite.

Little Shop Of Horrors opens at Bournemouth Pavilion on 4 August before touring to Llandudno, Wimbledon, Belfast, Woking, Aylesbury, Lichfield, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bridlington, Cheltenham, Coventry, Manchester, Glasgow and Blackpool.

All current booking information is available on our Events page.

17th November – Rhydian is Prince Charming!

No Comments

Cinderella-500x370pxRHYDIAN will be starring as Prince Charming in this season’s Pantomime production of ‘Cinderella’ at the Pavilion Theatre in Rhyl, from 11th December 2015  to 9th January 2016.

Also appearing is High 5′s EMMA NOWELL as Cinderella, and bubbly 80′s pop sensation SONIA will be making dreams come true as the magical Fairy Godmother. The Ugly Sisters are played by the devilish divas JAMIE MORRIS and TAROT JOSEPH, and back by popular demand playing Buttons will be Denbigh born, SEAN JONES, who has played the award winning role of Mickey in Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers for 15 years.

With her only friend, the cheeky and lovable Buttons, follow the magical rags-to-riches tale of Cinderella. Bullied by her ugly sisters, she finds help from her Fairy Godmother to go to the Ball. Will Cinderella finally have her happy ever after?

This family favourite is full of fun and sparkle with more than a sprinkling of Pantomime magic, and the sensational Shetland ponies pulling a golden coach. Cinderella comes complete with a full supporting cast, which includes two talented dance schools, the Gay Harris Dancers and North Wales School of Dance.

Dates and showtimes vary and booking details can be found on our events page.