Latest news / 30 August, 2018
Venue Cymru has announced that funny man and renowned stand-up comedian, actor, writer, presenter and drummer Herbie Adams and West End and musical theatre sensation Natalie Winsor will join Tom Parker, the much-loved member of The Wanted, and star in this year’s must-see spectacular pantomime, Cinderella, from 8 December, North Wales’ most spectacular festive production.
The hilarious Herbie Adams will play Buttons, best friend to Cinderella. The hugely talented actor and funny man has been a regular on stage for over 20 years and in that time performed globally in over 30 countries, regularly headlining for the infamous clubs including Jongleurs, The Comedy Club and The Comedy Floor.
Herbie most recently completed a sold out, nine month run in The Variety Show at the Babbacombe Theatre, has had his own one-man special on Sky TV and regularly appears on BBC1, ITV and Channel 4. An accomplished drummer, Herbie has also provided percussive accompaniment to legendary artists including Groove Armada and Dizzee Rascal and performed at The O2, The NEC, The Ivy, Soho House, The Corinthia, The Sheridan, Ascot and Twickenham Stadium. As well as annual pantomimes, Herbie has also performed at Butlins, entertaining thousands of family holidaymakers and worked for Nickelodeon and Disney.
Joining Herbie as the Fairy Godmother will be Natalie Winsor. A graduate from London’s Arts Educational Schools Natalie has starred in A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the Theatre Royal Bath, played Elizabeth in Dirty Dancing and in Jekyll & Hyde on their highly successful UK tours and appeared in Fame at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London’s West End. Natalie also recently starred as Joanne in a critically-acclaimed immersive production of the hit Broadway musical, Rent and has appeared in pantomime for producers Qdos Entertainment for the last four years.
Herbie and Natalie join the previously announced boyband star, Tom Parker as Prince Charming. Tom makes a triumphant return to Llandudno having starred as Danny Zuko in the hit UK tour of Grease which played there in 2017.
Richard Jones, Marketing Manager for Venue Cymru says: We’re so excited to have our full cast line up, and can’t wait for the rehearsals to start, Cinderella is set to be the sparkliest pantomime we’ve had.
The Panto in Llandudno is the highlight of so many peoples Christmas holiday and this year will be no exception.
Tom, Herbie and Natalie will star in Cinderella from Saturday 8 to Sunday 30 December for a strictly limited three week run in a production packed full of sensational song and dance, plenty of laughter and special effects, real life Shetland ponies and a full company of actors, dancers, musicians and children from the Pearl Shaw School of Performing Arts.
Don’t miss your chance to see Cinderella, the Fairy Godmother of all pantomimes. The clock is ticking…book your tickets to the Ball today!