What we made of panto Aladdin at Preston Guild Hall

Posted on - 19th December, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Christmas, City Centre, Kid's stuff, Preston Guild Hall, Preston News, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Jeffrey Longmore as Widow Twankey. Pic: Nick Raponi

Audience’s are going crazy for this year’s pantomime at Preston Guild Hall, Aladdin.


Following the success of last year’s Jack and The Beanstalk, comedian Phil Walker is again writing and directing this spectacular production, which will have your kids dancing in the aisles.

The production is the perfect event to get your family in the Christmas spirit, taking you on a journey with Aladdin, played by Carl Tracey, as he is tricked into helping his evil uncle Abanazar, played by Paul Zenon (TV Trickster), find a magic lamp, whilst his heart longs for the love of the emperor’s daughter Princess Jasmine, played by Stacey McClean (S Club Junior).

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Phil Walker as Wishee Washee, Marvyn Dickinson as PC Pong. Pic: Nick Raponi

This years show stars Phil Walker (comedian) as Aladdin’s brother Wishee Washee, Marvyn Dickinson (CBBC’s Class Dismissed) as PC Pong, Jeffrey Longmore (Professional Panto Dame) as Widow Twankey and Johnathon Mayor (comedian) as Slave of the Ring.

Aladdin features phenomenal special effects from The Twins FX, and prepare to be blown away with a magic carpet ride truly like no ever from London Company, Freedom Flying.

Johnathon Mayor as Slave of the Ring. Pic: Michael Porter

The Panto will have you cheering, booing and hissing this Christmas, and the production will be running up until Wednesday 3 January.

Aladdin is priced at £19.50 for adults, and £16 for children with concessions at £17.50.

Alternatively you can purchase a family ticket, for two adults and two children, for £60.

Paul Zenon, Phil Walker, Stacey McClean, Carl Tracey, Marvyn Dickinson, Jeffrey Longmore. Pic: Nick Raponi

School groups can attend for £10 per person.

You can book tickets at the Box Office or by the Preston Guild Hall website.

Have you been to see Aladdin the Pantomime at Preston Guild Hall? What did you think? Let us know in the comments below

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