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John Partridge leads the cast of Snow White and the Seven Swarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 19th December 2013 and running through to Sunday 2nd February 2014, at the Birmingham Hippodrome.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at Birmingham HippodromeLeading the cast as the handsome Prince is the highly talented John Partridge, who recently starred as Zach in A Chorus Line at the London Palladium, and is well known for playing the role of Christian in BBC1’s EastEnders. John was on the panel for the hugely-successful BBC series Over the Rainbow and is a guest host of The National Lottery Draws.

Gok Wan makes his pantomime debut in Birmingham as The Man in The Mirror. The Wicked Queen is played by stage, TV and film actress Stephanie Beacham. Stephanie’s credits include the hit television series Tenko, Bad Girls and The Colbys but is probably best remembered for playing the role of Sable in the hit US TV series Dynasty.

Gary Wilmot, is making his first performance as a pantomime Dame, although he has appeared at the Hippodrome before in the role of Buttons in the 1995 production of Cinderella.

Paul Zerdin plays the role of Muddles. The headline cast is completed by Matt Slack who will play the role of Odd Job.

Michael Harrision, Managing Director of Qdos Entertainment’s pantomime division and Director of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs said “The country’s biggest pantomime deserves a stellar cast and we are thrilled to present a line-up of huge talent for this year’s Christmas show. The superb cast, combined with top-drawer production values, stunning sets and fabulous costumes makes the Birmingham Hippodrome this year’s unmissable pantomime.

Stuart Griffiths, Chief Executive, Birmingham Hippodrome said: “We are absolutely thrilled that Qdos Entertainment have put together one of the most spectacular casts we have had at Birmingham Hippodrome. This will be a production that will appeal to families of all ages and seals our reputation as the home of the UK’s biggest pantomime.”

Thursday 19th December 2013


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