Big Brother Brian set to star in Thameside Panto

The 2011/2012 pantomime at the Thameside Theatre, Grays is Aladdin starring Dean Gaffney (from EastEnders and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here) as Wishee Washee and Brian Belo (Winner of Big Brother 8 and Presenter of Big Brother’s Little Brother) as the Genie! It runs for 53 performances between Wednesday 7 December 2011 to Wednesday 7 January 2012.

The Thameside is excited to announce that Aladdin will be produced by Polka Dot Pantomimes this year – who are well known for their incredible production values and high standards. There will be new scenery, new costumes, new faces in their all star cast and plenty of audience participation that will keep audiences of all ages entertained and amused. 

The Thameside Panto is a real story with real characters – not just a string of variety acts.  Aladdin is a classic story that children will know from various film and television versions. There will be some fantastic singing and dancing and a large dose of comedy, sparkle, magic and spectacle thrown in for good measure!!   

As usual, they are offering a great ‘Early Bird’ deal – which makes Aladdin the best value panto in Essex! If you reserve now and pay by 5pm on 11 October 2011 you can save up to £3.50 per ticket. They will need a 25% deposit within four days of you making the reservation. To avoid losing your deposit and reservation, they will phone you when the balance is due, as long as they have your telephone number.

To book your tickets you can telephone them on 0845 300 5264 or you can pop along to the theatre and book your tickets with the very helpful Box Office staff.

The Box Office is open 10.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday and on Saturdays 10am to 1.00pm and 2.00pm to 5.00pm.

Alternatively, you can go on-line at www.thurrock.gov.uk/theatre any time of the day or night, where you can purchase up to nine tickets.

Book now to avoid disappointment and get the best seats in the house!

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