About the Show/Event
Information for Dick Whittington at Olivier (National Theatre), West End (Panto). Join Dick Whittington and friends on an adventure to save the true spirit of London as pantomime comes to the National Theatre for one year only. In a newly transformed Olivier theatre, Ned Bennett directs this wild new version of the classic tale which has been freshly updated for 2020 by Jude Christian and Cariad Lloyd. This hilarious and heartfelt panto is packed with the cheekiest of jokes, the chattiest of animals, the awesomest of songs and the messiest of silliness. This panto was originally commissioned by the Lyric Hammersmith. Part of the |Olivier's Theatre-in-the-Round season
Performers Melanie La Barrie (Bow Belles), Dickie Beau (Sarah), Amy Booth-Steel (Queen Rat), Laura Checkley (Mayor Pigeon), Lawrence Hodgson-Mullings (Dick Whittington), Georgina Onuorah (Alice), Cleve September (Tom Cat), Beth Hinton-Lever, Travis Kerry, Jaye Marshall, Ken Nguyen, Tinovimbanashe Sibanda, Christopher Tendai.
Author Jude Christian. Author Cariad Lloyd. Director Ned Bennett. Design Georgia Lowe. Costume Georgia Lowe. Lighting Jessica Hung- Han Yun. Director Denzel Westley-Sanderson (associate director).