Latest news / 19 July, 2018

THE (MOST) WANTED PANTO CASTING – TOM PARKER STARS AS PRINCE CHARMING IN VENUE CYMRU’S CINDERELLA!

Venue Cymru has announced that The Wanted star Tom Parker will lead the cast as Prince Charming in this year’s spectacular family pantomime, Cinderella, from Saturday 8 December.

The musician, actor and DJ has amassed worldwide success since the beginning of his career in 2009, achieving two UK number 1 singles and 9 top-10 singles, as well as 4 Billboard 100 singles, selling over 900,000 records, having three platinum albums, two sold-out arena tours all within the UK and 3 million singles sold in America. Tom also won Radio 1’s – Teen Choice Award and US People’s - Choice Award with The Wanted.

Whilst in America, recording the band’s third studio album and doing an American tour, Tom was a part of The Wanted Life on E!, which documented the success of The Wanted, the show was a huge success in the States.
Cinderella marks Tom’s first foray into the magical world of pantomime having made his stage debut in the hit musical Grease which toured to Venue Cymru and broke box office records for his critically-acclaimed leading role of Danny Zuko.
This year’s unmissable family show will be packed with all of the ingredients Venue Cymru audiences have come to expect from Llandudno’s biggest pantomime; lots of laughter, stunning costumes and sets, and quality entertainment for all ages, brought magically to life by Qdos Entertainment, the world’s biggest pantomime producer and the team behind the theatre’s annual pantomime.
Cinderella’s Executive Producer Jonathan Kiley said: “After the success of Peter Pan last year we’re delighted to be back once again and to have the brilliant Tom Parker leading the cast. We’re already planning lots of magical surprises so audiences should book now to ensure they don’t miss out.”
Venue Cymru’s Marketing Manager, Richard Jones said: “We are very excited to be welcoming Tom back to Venue Cymru again and think he will make the perfect Prince Charming. Cinderella is always one of the most popular pantomimes and tickets are already selling fast so book now to avoid disappointment!”
Audiences shall go to the ball this Christmas as Cinderella transforms from rags to riches, outwits her very Ugly Sisters, and with the help of her hilarious friend Buttons and one very magical Fairy Godmother, wins the heart of the dashing Prince Charming. Cinderella will feature all of the ingredients of the perfect Llandudno pantomime; a fabulous cast and orchestra, laugh-out-loud comedy, stunning scenery and special effects, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses for all the family to enjoy.
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!