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VenueLittle Theatre
From7th December 2011
To2nd January 2012
WhenTimes vary, check with Box Office
PricesFrom £10.00. To £16.00.
What is currently on at Little Theatre (V74)

Dick Whittington and His Cat

Dick Whittington and His CatT01490163738
Pantomime about a boy and his cat who set off to London to make their fortune - usually with Dick's Brother (Idle Jack) and mother - there they usually meet Baron Fitzwarren and sail away to seek treasure. In some versions King Rat goes with them to steal the treasure, in others they reach a land infested with rats where they haven't heard of cats and Dick does a deal, returning home rich he becomes Lord Mayor of London. Based extremely loosely on a real person (Richard Whittington, 1350 to 1423), there is a statue of the cat outside the Whittington Hospital in North London where Dick is supposed to have heard the bells say "Turn again Whittington, Lord Mayor of London" as he trudged away from the city. First recorded panto on this theme was in 1814.

Archive :: production:T01490163738, panto:S01059686152, venue:V74

All New Version

Originally produced by the Lyric Hammersmith.


Author Joel Horwood
Author Morgan Lloyd Malcolm
Author Steve Marmion
Director Simon Thompson
Performer Nathan Bryon (Cat)
Performer Russel Hicken (Sarah the Cook)
Performer Aaron White (Dick)

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