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Aladdin, 2019

From the highly acclaimed creative team who brought you Dick Whittington And His Cat (2018) comes South Hill Park’s new Christmas pantomime – a mystical re-imagining of Aladdin (2019). 

Will Aladdin and his magical lamp defeat the forces of evil?

Will the princess and Aladdin find true love?

Will all of Aladdin’s wishes comes true?

Join a host of colourful characters on a magical carpet ride to the Wilde Theatre this Christmas…

South Hill Park’s critically acclaimed in-house pantomime is filled with magic and laughter and this year sees the welcome return of Bracknell’s favourite dame Brad Clapson along with the director behind Dick Whittington and His Cat (2018) and Beauty and the Beast (2017), Adam Stafford.

Aladdin is set to be the most spectacular production yet with creatives including Great British Pantomime Awards Nominee – Best Script Joyce Branagh (for Dick Whittington And His Cat, 2018) crafting this year’s script, and Great British Pantomime Award – Best Staging/ Set Design Winner Victoria Spearing (Dick Whittington And His Cat, 2018) returning with another award-worthy stage design.

The show runs from Friday 29 November 2019 to Saturday 4 January 2020.

For more information, click here. Book your tickets online or through the Box Office (01344 484 123).

Ticket Prices

Earlybird prices: £20, Conc £18, Family £18pp, Group 16+ £17pp

NB: Family ticket = 2 adults and 2 children OR 1 adult and 3 children

For Group/School bookings please call the Box Office to book your tickets on 01344 484123.

Babies under 12 months go free if you hold your child during the performance. If you wish to leave your baby in its carrier seat you will need to purchase a ticket.

Special Performances

ADULT ONLY Performances – Strictly over 18yrs only
Fri 6 Dec 7pm, Thu 12 Dec 7pm, Fri 13 Dec 7pm, Thu 19 Dec 7pm & Fri 3 Jan 7pm. Children under 18yrs are NOT permitted to attend this performance. Family and child tickets are not available for ADULT ONLY performances.

British Sign Language Signed Performance
Sat 29 Nov 2pm

‘Relaxed’ Performance
Tue 10 Dec at 2pm will be a relaxed performance where the house lights are left low, pyrotechnics and sound levels reduced.

A relaxed performance is intended specifically to be sensitive to, and accepting of, audience members who may benefit from a more relaxed environment, including (but not limited to) those with autistic spectrum conditions, people living with dementia, parents with very young children on their first outing to the theatre, and anyone with sensory and communication disorders or people with learning disabilities.

Cast Biographies

Brad Clapson plays Widow Twanky

Brad is so happy to be returning to his hometown and his favourite theatre! Brad’s acting credits include: Cockatoo in the UK Tour of AnimAlphabet (Hit the Mark Productions), Ugly Sister in Cinderella (South Hill Park Arts Centre & Theatre), Man 3 in Putting it Together, Hobby in Teechers (Blackeyed Theatre Company), Wishee Washee in Aladdin (South Hill Park Arts Centre & Theatre), Swing Singer in Swingin’ in Slippers (The Hideaway), Lead Male Singer in Keep Smiling Through (Waterloo East/Edinburgh Festival) and Narrator/Cabaret Act in Le Ronde – A New Gay Musical (Homo Promos). Choreography Credits include: Oz Revisted and Oliver! (South Hill Park Arts Centre & Theatre), SHOUT! The Mod Musical (Hit the Mark Productions) and Movement Director for Ben Hur (Reading Rep). Brad is also the Artistic Director for Omni Theatre – omnitheatre.co.uk

More cast announcements to follow, check our website and social media channels to be the first to know…

Praise for our Pantos

South Hill Park’s pantomimes have gained a reputation by both critics and audience members as high-quality, high-energy productions, with an enthusiastic cast and creatives, as well as entertaining scripts, catch tunes and spectacular sets.

Dick Whittington And His Cat (2018)

‘Pure panto gold – high energy singing, dancing, panto patter and audience participation’ Muddy Stilettos

‘This show packed to the brim with songs, dancing and laughs, certainly lit up the faces of the exuberant audience…the energy coming off the stage could have lit up all of Bracknell!’ Maidenhead Advertiser

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

‘From the raising of the curtain […] you just know you are in for another fun-filled feast of festive family fun.’ Maidenhead Advertiser

South Hill Park has delivered a family show that the youngsters will love and help make their Christmas magical.’ Wokingham Paper

Cinderella (2016)

‘The effervescent production of Cinderella showing at South Hill Park was full of vim and verve, with a very effective feel-good factor that had the audience in raptures.’ Henley Standard

 ‘…this year’s Cinderella continued to impress with a very enjoyable, high quality must-see family panto that we’ve come to expect.’ Maidenhead Advertiser

 ‘This is a solid pantomime buoyed by its vibrancy, which never wavers.’ The Stage

Sleeping Beauty (2015)

‘It’s a festive phenomenon! I don’t know how they do it, but do it they do! South Hill Park’s panto is once again a brilliant, fun packed family seasonal showstopper.’ Windsor Express

‘Another fab and funny show for families at South Hill Park… certainly one to watch.’ Get Reading

‘The standard of the pantos at the Wilde Theatre have always been high over the years, but ‘Sleeping Beauty’ has raised the bar…’ Maidenhead Advertiser

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