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A Christmas catch-up!

A pre-Christmas update from Rhydian who will be performing as Prince Charming in Bournemouth over this Christmas period.

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.

Loving Little Shop of Horror rehearsals!

A video update from Rhydian on his rehearsals for the ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ tour and his upcoming concerts in Rhyl, with Jason Donovan, and the National Eisteddfod in Abergavenny.

An update on Rhydian's latest news

A video blog from Rhydian with the latest news about what’s going on for him at the moment, including the fact that he’s fighting a cold and some interesting news about his band Vox Fortis.

Rhydian to star in new revival of Little Shop of Horrors

IMG 1914Producers have announced a new UK tour of musical comedy Little Shop Of Horrors, which will open at Bournemouth Pavilion on 4 August 2016. RHYDIAN, whose previous stage credits include We Will Rock You, Grease, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Rocky Horror Show, will play sadistic dentist Orin Scrivello.

The ’50s musical sci-fi spoof has a book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken and is based on the film by Roger Corman with a screenplay by Charles Griffith. Produced by Sell a Door Theatre Company, the tour will be directed by Tara Wilkinson, with choreography by Matthew Cole and musical supervision from Mark Crossland.

Down and out florist assistant Seymour becomes an overnight sensation when he discovers an exotic plant with a macabre craving. Secretly in love with his colleague Audrey he names the plant Audrey II in her honour. Audrey II has plans that are far greater than Seymour can imagine as it grows into a bad-tempered, foul-mouthed carnivore who offers fame and fortune in exchange for feeding its growing appetite.

Little Shop Of Horrors opens at Bournemouth Pavilion on 4 August before touring to Llandudno, Wimbledon, Belfast, Woking, Aylesbury, Lichfield, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bridlington, Cheltenham, Coventry, Manchester, Glasgow and Blackpool.