Latest news / 1 August, 2019
THIS YEAR’S PANTOMIME PAVED WITH GOLD, DICK WHITTINGTON
He may not have found love on Love Island, but Wycombe Swan’s Dick Whittington will find love in the form of Milkshake star Kiera-Nicole Brennan as she joins Curtis Pritchard in this year’s unmissable family pantomime, with musical theatre and funny man Adam C Booth from Friday 13 December.
The youngest presenter ever to anchor the popular Channel 5 children’s show Milkshake, Kiera-Nicole made her television debut aged just eighteen years old. Having studied at the prestigious BRIT school she was quickly snapped up by Channel 5 who invited her to be their brand new presenter. In addition to her television work she also regularly appears live on stage in Milkshake Live and has starred in numerous pantomimes. Kiera-Nicole will play Alice Fitzwarren, love interest to Dick Whittington.
Starring as her brother Idle Jack will be musical theatre and comedian Adam C Booth. A regular on Keith Lemon’s Sketch Show, his other TV appearances include Keith Lemon’s Lemon La Vida Loca, Pearly Gates, Coronation Street and Hollyoaks. Adam’s roles in theatre include Pepper in the West End production of Mamma Mia! at the Prince Edward Theatre, Les Misérables, West Side Story, Boogie Nights, Never Forget, Footloose and various pantomimes.
Kiera-Nicole and Adam join Love Island and ballroom dance sensation Curtis Pritchard in the title role of Dick Whittington. In addition to his recent ITV debut, Curtis is also a professional dancer on Dancing with the Stars having enjoyed a successful career in the dance world having become a Ballroom, Latin, Junior and Youth Champion who has also represented the UK in World and European Championships. It was also announced that he will appear as a guest choreographer on the BBC series RuPaul’s Drag Race UK which airs in September.
Speaking on her new role as Alice, Kiera-Nicole said: “I am so excited to be starring in Dick Whittington at Wycombe Swan, I absolutely love pantomime and I know we’re going to have so much fun. I can’t wait to get out on stage and help make everyone’s Christmas even more magical by joining in all the festive fun.”
Guided by the magical Fairy Bow Bells on an adventure that sends Dick Whittington from London town to the High Seas headed for Morocco, can our hero defeat the evil King Rat, free London from his team of revolting rodents and win the beautiful Alice’s hand in marriage? Book tickets for you and your family today and find out in the ultimate magical pantomime adventure!