Dick Whittington arrives at Eastbourne’s Hippodrome Theatre this week

Dick Whittington SUS-160222-115053001
Dick Whittington SUS-160222-115053001
0
Have your say

So, pantomime season is finally over? Oh no, it’s not as Eastbourne Stagers and Dick Whittington arrive at the Hippodrome Theatre in Eastbourne on their way to the gold streets of London.

However as well as the audience meeting the hero Dick, played by Chris Smith, the story book gets dropped and all of the stories get mixed up, causing Dick and his loyal cat (Anna Willmouth) to meet five damsels in distress in the form of Snow White (Hanna Turner), Red Riding Hood (Maia Buckthorpe), Goldilocks (Lucy Worrall), Cinderella (Josie Mead) and Sleeping Beauty (Molly Ireland) who are all on the search for a husband.

SUS-160222-114950001

SUS-160222-114950001

And if that’s not enough the mixed up stories means panto favourites the Ugly Sisters, the three bears and the big bad wolf also keep Dick on his toes.

Will Dick make it to London? Will he marry and become a prince and will any of our damsels live happily ever after? You can find out by joining the journey at the Hippodrome this week.

Direction and choreography are from former members Fiona Dean and Chloe Hurst.

Performances are Thursday (February 25) until Saturday (February 27) at 7.30pm with a matinee on the Saturday at 2.30pm. Tickets are available from the Hippodrome Box Office on Eastbourne 726756.

SUS-160222-114925001

SUS-160222-114925001

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/

2) Like our Facebook page at Text to display

SUS-160222-114939001

SUS-160222-114939001

3) Follow us on Twitter @Eastbournenews

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Eastbourne Herald - always the first with your local news.

Dick Whittington SUS-160222-115053001

Dick Whittington SUS-160222-115053001

Be part of it.