Swashbuckling Adventure Was Abound As LHK Productions launched This Year’s Christmas Panto, Peter Pan, which comes to The Epstein Theatre from Friday 8th December till Monday 1st January 2018.
The production, which stars Another Level’s Dane Bowers and Radio City’s Claire Simmo, is sure to have audiences hooked this Christmas time as Peter Pan and the Lost Boys take on the despicable Captain Hook.
Dane began his career as member of Another Level, one of the most successful boy bands of the 90’s“ achieving several platinum selling albums and singles including the iconic Freak Me. He also had success as a solo artist with Buggina and Out Of Your Mind, the latter a duet featuring Spice Girl Victoria Beckham, before establishing himself as a D.J. in both the U.K. and abroad.
He has also made appearances on the small screen including Celebrity Big Brother, where he finished runner up, demonstrating his culinary skills winning Celebrity Come Dine With Me, and I.T.V.’s The Big Reunion which saw him form a supergroup boy band with the likes of Gareth Gates.
Set to take audiences by storm is Liverpool’s own Lewis Pryor who plays the lead role of Peter Pan. Lewis appeared in 2016â€™s series of Britain’s Got Talent, finishing 3rd place in the Live Finals as a member of dance troupe Boogie Storm after receiving the coveted Golden Buzzer spot from Simon Cowell.
No LHK production would be complete without everyone’s favourite dame, Michael Chapman, who returns for 2017 as the Darling Family Cook and is guaranteed to bring his usual hysterical capers and comedy antics.
New cast additions also include the incredibly talented Joanne Harper as Wendy Darling and local performer Georgia Austin as Tiger Lily.
Producer Lee Kelly has also revealed that he will be holding open auditions to find a local star to play the role of Smee. Â Further details about the auditions will be released in the coming weeks.
Lee said, “I am delighted to bring all the cast together, they are all fantastic performers and it is set to be another amazing production. The excitement is really starting to build now and I can’t believe opening night is only 9 weeks away.
We also announced that we will be holding open auditions to find our Smee. We have always had a great turn out when doing open auditions in the past; the level of talented performers in Merseyside is phenomenal and I cannot wait to see what the auditions bring and to welcome our new member to the cast.so watch this space.”
Children and adults alike will be whisked away on a sensational journey to Neverland this Christmas. With a sprinkle of fairy dust from Tinkerbell join Peter, Wendy and The Lost Boys on an adventure full of Pirates, Mermaids, Indians and a devious tick-tocking croc, in this enchanting story of the boy who never grew up.
As ever expect a huge production from LHK Productions with dazzling sets, sparkling costumes, laugh-a-minute scripts, brilliant songs and exquisite trade-mark choreography that everyone has come to know and love from Liverpool’s acclaimed panto production company
Be sure to join LHK Productions and The Epstein Theatre this Christmas for Liverpool’s best value panto, with tickets starting from just £11.
Check the Epstein Theatre home page for ticket prices, times and dates of performances.