Corrie star in panto

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Corrie star in panto

Corrie’s Steven Arnold (Ashley Peacock) swaps the cobbles of Weatherfield for a road of yellow brick!

OH no It isn’t, Oh yes it is! Easter Panto is just around the corner and Trio Entertainment are proud to announce their Sixth consecutive Easter tour ‘The Wizard of Oz’ which will embark on a theatre tour around the UK from 8th April to 6th May. The production is heading to The Cresset in Peterborough for only two performances on Tuesday 18th April at 2.00pm & 6.00pm.

Coronation Street and Dancing on Ice Star Steven Arnold, famous for playing one of the most beloved characters in the history of the nation’s favourite soap – Ashley Peacock, leaves his butchering days behind him for life in a farmers field, starring as the hilarious Scarecrow. Steven has now become a family favourite to Peterborough audiences having perviously appeared in “Peter Pan” last Christmas at The Cresset and also The Wizard of Oz in 2014.

Starring alongside Steven is Britain’s Got Talent finalist Steven Hall  who will be playing everyone’s favourite scaredy-cat the Cowardly Lion.  Steven’s special dancing skills were first introduced on Britain’s Got Talent back in April 2011, He then proceeded to dance his way through to the live semi-finals, and ultimately the final. Since then he has appeared on the Britain’s Got Talent arena tour and His act has now also taken him as far as Germany and America to perform.

Completing the cast are Blackpool cabaret star Victoria Roberts who plays the terrifying Wicked Witch of the West, loveable Gary Amos as Tin Man, Mervyn Francis plays the mysterious role of The Wizard of Oz, Vocalist Bessie McMillan as Dorothy Gale, Trio Entertainment are thrilled to introduce performer Lauren Wootton as Glinda The Good Fairy.

Local children from The Ministry of Dance in Deeping have been rehearsing for weeks in preparation for performing as the famous Munchkins and will sing, act and dance throughout the show!

Trio Entertainment have produced this wonderful panto version of America’s only original fairytale since 2012 to the delight of families up and down the country. The Wizard of Oz really is the show to see this Easter-time with laugh out loud comedy, brilliant musical numbers and a fantastic story about the power of friendship, which will melt hearts, young and old alike.

2017’s production sees an update of the script by hilarious comedian Liam Mellor.

Tickets can be booked online at www.cresset.co.uk in person at The Cresset or on the phone on 01733 265705

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