Oldham Coliseum Theatre’s nationally renowned family pantomime is packed with laugh-out-loud gags, thigh slapping songs and a generous helping of “It’s Behind You!”. This year’s festive spectacular is Dick Whittington.

 Poor young lad Dick Whittington and his rat-catching cat set off to find fame, fortune and adventure in to London. But the path to happily-ever-after isn’t always that easy and King Rat hatches an evil scheme to get Dick out of his city. Are the streets paved with gold? Can the cat catch the rat? Will Dick finally get his happy ending? 

The Coliseum’s Pantomime Dame, Fine Time Fontayne, is back! Fine Time returns to the Coliseum stage following an accident in rehearsals in October 2016 which meant he was unable to perform last Christmas.

He’s joined on stage by more panto favourites including: pantomime 2016’s hero of the hour, Simeon Truby, who triumphantly stepped into Fine Time’s Doc Martens, everyone’s favourite silly billy, Richard J Fletcher, and top singing fairy, Liz Carney.

Dick Whittington

Saturday 11 November 2017 – Saturday 13 January 2018

An Oldham Coliseum Theatre Pantomime

By Fine Time Fontayne and Kevin Shaw

Directed by Kevin Shaw

Designed by Celia Perkins

Tickets can be booked on 0161 624 2829 or at www.coliseum.org.uk

 

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