Published online only.
12 September 2015
pantomime, Dick Whittington, has been launched! Photographs by Jo Forrest and
video by Patrick Trollope.
IT is that time of year when pantomime announcements take place, but
so far Liverpool's
Empire's pantomime, Dick Whittington is looking to lead the way.
This years event will see the famous play getting a Scouse make over like no
other, featuring characters like Fairy Frazakerly, played by Sally Lindsay,
best known for her role as Shelley Unwin in the long running ITV Soap opera
Coronation Street. Plus the voice of Liverpool, Pete Price, a presenter on
both City Talk 105.9 and Radio City 96.7... Along with other cast members,
like Coronation Street actor Eric Potts, Emmerdale's Kurtis Stacey,
Shameless Warren Donnelly and Alderman Fitzwarren, to name just a few. All
of them will be on stage to deliver a magical show that has
"sprinklings of fairy magic thought." Our editor has been told that
they promises not to do to many panto puns... 'Oh no they won't'
But don't just take our words for it... At the official press launch, held
on Wednesday,9 September 2015, at the
Blue Bar and
Grill, in the
Liverpool we got to interview the Eric Potts, Kurtis Stacey, Pete Price and
the star of the show Sally Lindsay to find out more for you... Also did you
know they will be acting in 3d as well? Well play the video below to find
out more, or use the audio player if on a mobile device.
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