Green cake with wellies on it!
Jimmy Cricket was presented with an Irish-themed cake when he returned to perform at the Billingham Forum Theatre near Middlesbrough.
The famous Belfast-born entertainer appeared in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the North East theatre over the Christmas and New Year period. Sellout crowds watched the pantomime; in fact, the biggest attendances ever for a panto at the venue.
And as he arrived to perform again at the theatre at the start of April, he was greeted with a green cake with a pair of wellingtons on it – Jimmy is renowned in his acts for wearing wellies on the wrong feet!
Jimmy said: “I was overjoyed on receiving it as it’s one of the best that anyone has made for me. I was particularly impressed with the detail of the decoration and amazed at how it was produced all in green!
“A big thank you to Yasmin for the efforts she went to in making this culinary delight for me.”
His comedy show was a triumph as almost 400 people came to see Jimmy on his return.
He invited the Heritage Dance School to perform a few numbers during the show and added: “I was very pleased with their efforts as they slotted in really nicely.”