Pantomime royalty joins the cast of star-studded Peterborough Pantomime
• Celebrating his 37th panto, pantomime royalty Bobby Crush will play the role of Widow Twankey.
• BAFTA Award Winner and multi-platinum singer-songwriter Sabrina Washington joins the cast of Aladdin.
• Britain’s Got Talent Ricky K, a British comedian, singer and all-around entertainer will play Wishee Washee.
Producers at RED Entertainment in association with Prime Pantomimes & the New Theatre, Peterborough have announced a further three stars for this year’s high flying pantomime adventure, Aladdin.
Joining previously announced Rufus Hound, will be Pantomime royalty Bobby Crush as Widow Twankey, singing sensation Sabrina Washington as Princess Jasmine, and comedian Ricky K as Wishee Washee.
Pantomime royalty, Bobby Crush, who was recently inducted into the “Panto Hall of Fame”, joining the likes of Christopher Biggins, The Krankies and John Barrowman will be performing his 37th pantomime in Peterborough. Bobby Crush is a legendary pantomime performer, singer, and songwriter. Bobby’s biggest hit as a songwriter was writing the music and lyrics for Keith Harris and Orville’s hit “Orville’s Song” (also known as “I Wish I Could Fly”), which went to No. 4 on the UK Singles Chart, sold a quarter of a million copies, and earned him a silver
Sabrina Washington rose to global fame as the lead singer and songwriter of multiplatinum trio Mis-Teeq, best known for the single ‘Scandelous’, they became one of Britain’s most well-known pop icons. Sabrina has had 12 Top 10 hits in her two-decade career, including seven as a member of Mis-Teeq and five as a solo artist (three of which reached No. 1 in 13 countries and won Record of the Year in Poland!). Sabrina Washington’s song writing prowess has earned her no less than three BAFTA Games Awards as her music can be heard on iconic video games such as Sing Star and Grand Theft Auto V. In 2009 Sabrina joined the cast of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and managed to survive 18 days in the Australian jungle.
Ricky K is a British comedian, singer, and entertainer who rose to fame after appearing on Britain’s Got Talent in 2014. Ricky K has established himself as an all-around entertainer since making his comedy debut and has starred in a variety of pantomimes.
They will be joined by Julie Coombe as the hilarious Genie, international aerialist Naomi Scott as Spirit of the Ring and Joshian Omana in the leading role of Aladdin.
New Theatre, Peterborough is set to expect a captivating journey on a magic carpet with a new production of Aladdin, from 15th December to 30th December.
Richie Ross at New Theatre Peterborough said; “With such a great cast this year’s panto promises to be the best Peterborough has ever seen! We can’t wait to welcome Rufus to the theatre in what will be his first-ever panto, coupled with a seasoned professionals including Bobby Crush, Aladdin will certainly be full of laughter and a cave full of sparkle!”
The classic tale of good versus evil and at New Theatre, Peterborough, wishes do come true! Book tickets here