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Sleeping Beauty at Stockport Plaza


tockport Plaza has become the North West’s home for the greatest in festive family pantomime entertainment with packed performances thrilling audiences of all ages with an affordable yule tide treat that is perfect for all ages to enjoy.

This year’s sensational pantomime family treat Sleeping Beauty stars Ted Robbins alongside Claire King ready to magically transport audiences of all ages to the magical world of Pantoland over the festive season! New faces on The Plaza stage include Robert Laughlin who joins the cast this year as King Ferdinand to add to his repertoire of pantomime characters including The Emperor of China and most recently King Rat. Alongside Robert our beautiful Sleeping Beauty is making her debut as a member of The Plaza pantomime cast and this titular role will be played by Anne lies Williams who with her varied career in filming and musical theatre is perfect for this wonderful role. Returning to the Plaza is the magnificent and very funny Bradley Thompson, a huge hit with Plaza audiences with his loveable charm and perfect comic timing. Audiences will once again be in raptures as he adds colour and fun to the role of Jangles the Jester. Another familiar face to The Plaza stage is Shelly Anne Rivers who returns to our stage as the Lilac Fairy. With her magnificent stage presence and stunning vocal range she will astound audiences. Our final new face to the Plaza stage is the handsome Aston Dobson an amazing actor who as our dashing Prince will win

the hearts of not only Sleeping Beauty but also our wonderful pantomime audience.

Claire King, a television and theatre star loved by millions, last appeared at The Plaza after the venue had its restoration in 2009 and recently returned to our screens as Kim Tate in Emmerdale. Claire will be playing the ultimate nasty role of Carabosse - The Wicked Fairy, a role that we know she will relish if the reaction of the invited audience at a recent Pantomime launch is anything to go by as they cheered and boo’d in perfect timing and on cue with this versatile magnificent actress who has starred in Emmerdale, Coronation Street and Bad Girls to name just a few of her awe inspiring list of roles. Finally, the much loved Ted Robbins who has a career that spans almost 40 years will delight our audience with his flamboyant role as Dame Queen - Hermione, making a very welcome return to The Plaza stage where he has starred for what will now be 3 block busting family pantomimes. Ted has an amazing biography and has starred in Phoenix Nights as Den Perry, was ‘The Governor’ in CBBC’s popular children’s series ‘The Slammer’ and for one year stepped away from being one of the nation’s greatest Pantomime Dames to appear on the cobbles of Weatherfield in Coronation Street. With a stella cast, sumptuous costumes, a magnificent dragon and staging that ensures that everyone enjoys the greatest affordable family pantomime experience that only The Plaza can provide, this production of Sleeping Beauty is an absolute must for your festive treats as it is only at Pantomime that all ages can come together and share a heart-warming memory that will last a lifetime....oh yes it will!


Totally Stockport Magazine Issue 7 Christmas Special  

Everything that's great in Stockport Town Centre including, Events, News, Openings, Food and Drink

Totally Stockport Magazine Issue 7 Christmas Special  

Everything that's great in Stockport Town Centre including, Events, News, Openings, Food and Drink