Following rave audience reviews and critical acclaim of last year’s Cinderella, we are thrilled to announce Sleeping Beauty for 2016!
Maureen Lipman makes a welcome return to Richmond’s spectacular Panto as the Wicked Fairy. With a catalogue of acting credits for television, stage and film, Maureen is well-known for her roles in films Educating Rita and the award-winning The Pianist. Joining her after two highly successful pantomimes at Richmond will be none other than CBeebies favourite Chris Jarvis in the role of Chester the Jester, returning for a third year in a row, due to overwhelming popular demand.
Sleeping Beauty is a timeless story telling the classic tale of Princess Beauty who has a spell cast over her by a Wicked Fairy sending her into a deep sleep – but can the spell be broken by a handsome Prince and will there be a happy ever after?
With sumptuous sets, gorgeous fairytale costumes, big song and dance numbers, magic and bags of audience participation,Sleeping Beauty is a spectacular pantomime guaranteed to keep you awake this Christmas!