Rickmansworth Panto will be the fairest of them all!
30th August 2018
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Three Rivers District Council Watersmeet, Rickmansworth are delighted to reveal the cast for this year’s pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
The cast is headed up this year by TV and musical theatre star Sam Attwater as Snow White’s Prince. He is known best for EastEnders and Dancing On Ice as well as his theatre – as Norman in Dreamboats and Petticoats (West End), Brad Majors in Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Picture Show (40th anniversary tour), Adam Pontipee in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (UK tour) plus many more. Sam is the perfect panto prince, having starred in several pantos up and down the country.
Joining Sam is CBBC favourite, Marvyn Dickinson as Hector the Henchman … the Queen’s servant with a dark mission. Marvyn plays Mr Konnundrum in CBBC's BAFTA winning comedy, Class Dismissed. He also appeared in CBBC's Definitely Not Newsround. He’s no stranger to panto having played Fleshcreep in Aladdin and PC Pong in Aladdin. You may have also seen him in Cold Feet, Citizen Khan, Tubby and Enid, Emmerdale and Coronation Street.
Comedian and actor, Dave Bibby is back by popular demand, direct from his successful Edinburgh Festival show, Nobody puts Bibby in the corner. This year, he plays Herbie the Huntsman – Snow White’s protector and best friend. Dave was a firm favourite with audiences last year and we’re over the moon to have him back!
Also joining the cast is TV and stage actress, Natasha Gray, as Queen Narcissia, Snow White’s wicked stepmother. Natasha is best known as Elsa Chappell in Emmerdale and also for appearances in Bad Boyes, Julia Jekyll and Harriet Hyde, Monster TV and the regular character Imelda Potte in Uncle Jack and Cleopatra’s Mummy for the BBC.
Andrew Fettes makes his Watersmeet debut as Dame Dolly, housekeeper at Queen Narcissia’s palace and mother to Herbie the Huntsman. Andrew is a regular pantomime performer, playing both baddie and dame … he is still working out which is the more fun!
Completing the cast is Emma Harrold in the title role. She has just finished a UK tour of Titanic the Musical as Kate Mullins. Her other theatre credits include Charlotte Sowerby in Oliver! and Liesl in The Sound of Music (both at Leicester Curve), Joanie Cunningham in Happy Days (UK tour) and Phyllis in The Railway Children (Cadogan Hall). As a local to Rickmansworth, she is delighted to be back home for Christmas!
This star-studded cast will be supported by a professional dance ensemble plus local young dancers. Auditions for the young dance ensemble take place on Sunday 2 September and you can book your place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with Rickmansworth – Snow White in the subject line.
Snow White the Seven Dwarfs is a magical adventure – meet a Wicked Queen with a jealous streak and a handsome prince who’s searching for the fairest of all damsels in distress. Not forgetting a magic mirror, a tempting juice red apple and seven friendly dwarfs. Don’t miss this fabulous festive family treat – bursting with all the ingredients of a classic fairytale pantomime!
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is at Watersmeet, Rickmansworth from Friday 7 – Monday 31 December 2018
Tickets are available on 01923 711063 or online at www.watersmeet.co.uk/pantomime