Latest news / 16 August, 2018
Richmond Theatre has announced that Jon Clegg (Britain’s Got Talent), Rachel Stanley (Les Misérables) and Harry Francis (The Book of Mormon) are to join previously the announced Robert Lindsay in his pantomime debut for the theatre’s second pantomime staged by Qdos Entertainment, PETER PAN from Saturday 8 December – Sunday 6 January 2019.
Jon Clegg will be joining cast as Captain Hook’s befuddled side-kick, Smee. Best-known for his appearances in the final of the eight series of Britain’s Got Talent Jon will bring his brilliant celebrity comedy impressions to Neverland!
Rachel Stanley joins the cast as the Magical Mermaid. Rachel is currently appearing in the UK Tour of An Officer and A Gentlemen. Her other recent stage credits have seen her on stage in Scrooge The Musical, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Legally Blonde. No stranger to family entertainment Rachel last-year toured the UK with Birmingham Stage Company in Gangsta Granny. Rachel featured in the 2012 film adaptation of Les Misérables.
Harry Francis joins the cast as the boy who never grew up, Peter Pan. Harry has recently been seen as Tom Thumb in Barnum, Mendel in Fiddler on the Roof, Elder Thomas in The Book of Mormon, and Mark in A Chorus Line as well as touring in the Matthew Bourne production of Edward Scissorhands.
Multi award-winning actor of stage and screen, Robert Lindsay will make his pantomime debut starring as the dastardly Captain Hook. The BAFTA, Tony and two-time Olivier Award-winning actor has enjoyed a hugely successful career starring in the popular BBC sitcom My Family and Citizen Smith as well as numerous Shakespearean adaptations including A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Much Ado About Nothing and starred opposite Laurence Olivier in King Lear. His further television roles include Galavant, GBH, Hornblower, Jericho, Friends and Crocodiles and Gideon’s Daughters, both by Stephen Poliakoff.
With tickets soaring out of the Box Office, audiences shouldn’t leave it any longer to embark on the Jolly Roger and set sail for Neverland for this year’s sensational, swashbuckling show.