Curtain set to fall on Jimmy’s panto season
Jimmy Cricket’s marathon pantomime season is coming to an end (oh yes it is! sorry – ed).
The famous Irish comedian has been appearing in Cinderella at the Civic Theatre in Darlington since 3 December. Its last show is on Sunday (15 Jan).
Other celebrities alongside Jimmy, who plays Baron Hardup, include Dancing on Ice star Ray Quinn (Prince Charming) and and former Emmerdale actress Deena Payne (Fairy Godmother).
The pantomime has been praised in media circles with the British Theatre Guide saying:
“Michael Vivian’s script provides a faithful re-telling of the classic fairy tale; it is beautifully designed and costumed; there is a nice balance of pop hits and original songs, and the choreography is tight and slick.”
And view a musical slideshow featuring many of the show’s cast on the homepage of this website or on Jimmy’s YouTube channel here