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Chesterfield Theatres cast new Cinderella!

Naomirhydian roberts 161x241Chesterfield Theatres are pleased to announce that this year's pantomime will now star Naomi Wilkinson (Milkshake, Marrying Mum & Dad, Countryfile) in the title role of Cinderella alongside Rhydian Roberts as Prince Charming. The cast also includes Ashley Stirling and Josh Benson, with Ben Millerman and John Danbury as the Ugly Sisters.

So get your invitation to the ball right away! Be ready to hiss and boo the Ugly Sisters, cheer Cinderella and her best friend Buttons and find out if the slipper fits in this sparkling show which promises to be a hit with all the family!

Tickets available here.

Rhydian & Jonathan re-unite for Charity Concert

Widnes2 700Following a sell-out UK theatre tour with 'Les Musicals' this summer, Rhydian and Jonathan will re-unite to appear together in a Charity Concert at Halton Stadium in Widnes, Cheshire on Saturday 27th October 2018. In an evening of World Class entertainment Rhydian and Jonathan will be singing some songs from their successful Les Musicals tour as well as other well known songs which, as Rhydian hinted on Twitter, may include one of his own favourite classical duets.

The show , also featuring support, is being held to raise funds for Widnes Tennis Academy who are donating 50% of the proceeds to the family of a member who, having only recently conquered breast cancer, has now been diagnosed with brain cancer. The young lady has a husband and a 9 year old son, all much loved and valued members of the academy.
Your support will enable the Widnes Tennis Academy to help them.

Online booking link is available on our Live Events pages, or call 07906 869919 for details.

Cast Change for Cinderella

Following recent events on the TV show 'Celebrity Big Brother', the producers of the Chesterfield Pantomime have made the following statement:

"Roxanne Pallett has today decided to step down from her upcoming role as Cinderella in Chesterfield, in order to take some time out and reflect on recent events. We wish Roxanne the best and will be announcing her replacement in due course."

Star Cast Announced for 2018 Pantomime!

Cinderella18400Rhydian will be starring with actress Roxanne Pallett (Emmerdale, Waterloo Road, Dancing on Ice) in this year’s magical family Pantomime, Cinderella, at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre, from Saturday 1st December 2018 to Sunday 6th January 2019. Roxanne and Rhydian will be reunited in this year’s production of Cinderella, having already performed together in the 40th Anniversary Tour of 'The Rocky Horror Show' in 2014.

Pantomime Producer Paul Holman said: “Roxanne and Rhydian are fantastic performers. With Roxanne as everyone’s favourite Princess, Cinderella, and Rhydian as her equally charming Prince, they are sure to enchant our audiences and their stunning vocal talents combined will leave them spellbound.”

This classic ‘rags to riches’ tale will enchant both young and old, with its magical effects, lavish sets and stunning costumes. So get your invitation to the ball right away! Be ready to hiss and boo the Ugly Sisters, cheer Cinderella and her best friend, Buttons and find out if the slipper fits in this sparkling show which promises to be a hit with all the family!

Booking links for tickets available on our Live Events pages.

Les Musicals - Official Music Video

Official 'Les Musicals' Music video starring Jonathan Ansell (G4) and Rhydian Roberts. Two of the finest classical voices join forces in this powerful rendition of the Dreamgirls classic 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going'. 'Les Musicals' tours nationwide this May and June 2018. All dates and locations available here - be quick they're selling fast!

Les Musicals - Nationwide Tour in 2018

Les Musicals240'Les Musicals' presents the biggest hit songs from the West End & Broadway in this exhilarating live concert tour.​

Musical Theatre’s leading men and X Factor stars; Jonathan Ansell (G4 frontman) & Rhydian Roberts join forces for the first time ever to create a dramatic & spine tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening showcases the smash hit songs from the greatest musicals of all time, brought to you by two of the world's finest voices.

Come and immerse yourself into the world of Musical Theatre with classics from Les Miserables, Phantom Of The Opera, Blood Brothers, Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar, Carousel, West Side Story, The Lion King, Miss Saigon, Chess, Rocky Horror Show, We Will Rock You & many more…

All dates and information available on the Les Musicals website and our Live Events calendar.

Rhydian to star as Abanazer in Aladdin!

Aladdin PosterThis year Rhydian will star in Northern Ireland’s newest and biggest Christmas pantomime, ALADDIN, to be produced at The SSE Arena, Belfast in December 2017.

Take a journey to Old Peking and meet old Widow Twanky and her poor son Aladdin. Times are tough but Aladdin’s life is dramatically changed when he falls in love with the most beautiful woman in the Kingdom, the Princess Jasmine. Enter the most evil baddie in the Kingdom, Abanazer. Will the evil Abanazer destroy Aladdin’s dreams to get rich and marry the Princess? Will the Genie ever get his freedom? Will you and your family have the best time of Christmas 2017? There’s only one way to find out… Book your tickets and join us on this magical carpet ride to a whole new world.

Singer Jake Carter will be taking on the role of Aladdin joining Rhydian Roberts who will play the Evil Abanazer and Ross Anderson Doherty as the Genie. Q Radio will also bring an exciting new dimension to the Panto experience in the form of a warm-up disco before each show!

Booking links for tickets available on our Live Events pages.

Rhydian to return as Prince Charming

Poster 1RHYDIAN will be starring as Prince Charming in this season’s Pantomime production of ‘Cinderella’ at the Pavilion Theatre in Bournemouth, from Saturday 3rd December 2016 to Monday 2nd January 2017.

The best loved pantomime of them all, Cinderella, with its enchanting story, side-splitting comedy, thrilling special effects and adorable miniature ponies, is perfect entertainment for the festive season. This truly traditional production will ensure that every member of the family has a ball. Cinderella is treated as a servant by her jealous ugly stepsisters.She’ll need all the magic her fairy godmother can muster, along with help from her best friend, Buttons, if she is to meet her Prince Charming and find true love before the clock strikes midnight…

This years Panto boasts a talented cast; Dani Harmer (Tracy Beaker and Strictly Come Dancing) as Cinderella, Rhydian as Prince Charming, Melanie Walters (Gwen from Gavin & Stacey) as the Fairy Godmother and back by popular demand, Noel Brodie as Buttons.
Also appearing are David Ball & Michael Chance as the Ugly Sisters, David Alcock as Baron Hardup and Gary Jordan as Dandini, and the sensational Shetland Ponies.