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Goldilocks and the Three Bears – The Rock ‘n’ Roll Panto

OPEN 24/11/2022 - 28/01/2023

Venue Name: New Wolsey Theatre. Civic Drive, Ipswich IP1 2AS

Venue Postcode: IP12AS


Credits: Written and directed by Peter Rowe

Box Office phone number: 01473 295900

Societies: New Wolsey Theatre

Dame Belinda Bigtop’s circus troupe has fallen on hard times. But her ringmaster, Tommy Topper, Bobo the Clown and Ali the Aerialist have stuck by her and she is determined that the show must go on. Down the road rival circus owner, Wilberforce T. Whippum, and his two sidekicks Flog’em and Fleece’em, are coining it in with their animal acts – Dexter the dancing dromedary and Goldilocks and The Three Bears. Whippum plans to buy up Belinda’s operation and pull the pegs on her beautiful travelling tent forever. But soon the girl and the bears hatch a plan to free Dexter, escape from Whippum and give Belinda’s old carnival just the boost it needs. Will Goldilocks find true love with Tommy Topper? Can Bobo the clown find a partner for his double act? Will the bears get their porridge and will Belinda get her oats?

Packed with over twenty classic songs, all played live by our multi-talented company of actor-musicians, a brand new rock ‘n’ roll pantomime to amaze and delight every member of the family.

Roll up! Step this way! Ringside seats available! Book early to avoid disappointment!

The cast of Goldilocks and the Three Bears will be Hannah Baker (Brass) as Fleece’em, Richard Costello (Death of England) as Wilberforce T. Whippum, Will Hamilton (professional debut) as Flog’em, Adam Langstaff (The Who’s Tommy) as Papa Bear, Jared Leathwood (Billionaire Boy) as Tommy Topper, Natasha Lewis (The Boy in the Dress) as Fairy Aurora, Elizabeth Rowe (Made in Dagenham) as Baby Bear, Tasha Shanade (The Little Mix Show) as Mama Bear, Steve Simmonds (The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾) as Dame Belinda Big Top, Luke Thornton (The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾) as Bobo, the clown and Lucy Wells (Steel Magnolias) as Goldilocks.

Joining Peter Rowe (Once, Never Lost At Home) on the creative team for this year’s production are Debbie O’Brien (The Choir of Man, Dirty Dancing) as Casting Director, Ben Goddard (Made in Dagenham, The Hired Man) as Musical Supervisor, Cleo Pettitt (Grandma Saves the Day!) as Set & Costume Designer, Richard G. Jones (Only Fools and Hoses the Musical, Sunset Boulevard) as Lighting Designer, James Cook (Once, Burke & Hare) as Sound Designer and Sundeep Saini (Grandma Saves The Day!, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4) as Choreographer and the New Wolsey Theatre’s award-winning technical team will oversee both the in-person and digital panto offerings.

Livestreamed simultaneously from Thursda,y 15 December 2022 – Monday, 2 January 2023.




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