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X Factor’s Chico joins Crewe Lyceum panto cast for 2019

X Factor’s Chico joins Crewe Lyceum panto cast for 2019

Crewe Lyceum has announced that former X Factor star Chico will be joining comedy legends Cannon and Ball to star in the venue’s 2019 pantomime Peter Pan.

Chico, who will be starring as ‘Big Chief Chico’, leader of The Neverlanders, became a household name as a finalist on the hit ITV talent show.

April 2, 2019
Cannon and Ball to return to Crewe Lyceum for Peter Pan panto

Cannon and Ball to return to Crewe Lyceum for Peter Pan panto

Crewe Lyceum say comedy legends Cannon & Ball will return to star in Peter Pan for their fourth consecutive Crewe panto.

It follows the duo’s appearance in the record-breaking success of Jack and the Beanstalk over Christmas 2018.

February 20, 2019
Andrews Panto & Plays Society to stage comedy Christmas Carol

Andrews Panto & Plays Society to stage comedy Christmas Carol

By Jonathan White
The Andrews Panto & Plays Society (TAPPS) are performing a comedy version of ‘A Christmas Carol’ on January 11 and 12.

The show will be at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Bedford Street, Crewe starting at 7pm both days with a matinee on Saturday at 2pm.

January 3, 2019
Review: Jack and the Beanstalk, panto at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Jack and the Beanstalk, panto at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
It’s panto season, (oh yes it is) and what better way to celebrate than by watching Jack and the Beanstalk at the Crewe Lyceum.

Returning this year are comedy legends Cannon and Ball, starring alongside Malcolm Lord and George Sampson.

December 16, 2018
Nantwich Young Farmers raise almost £6,000 from annual panto

Nantwich Young Farmers raise almost £6,000 from annual panto

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Young Farmers have handed over almost £6,000 to charity raised during its popular Panto.

The club’s ‘Puss in Boots’ production at Acton Parish Hall helped them collect £5,980 for two charities, Bloodwise and St Luke’s Hospice.

June 22, 2018
Britain’s Got Talent star George Sampson to lead Lyceum 2018 Christmas Panto

Britain’s Got Talent star George Sampson to lead Lyceum 2018 Christmas Panto

Britain’s Got Talent winner George Sampson will be teaming up with comedy legends Cannon and Ball to star in the title role of this year’s Crewe Lyceum panto, Jack and the Beanstalk.

The Warrington-born dancer, presenter, singer and actor rose to fame when he entered the second series of ITV’s flagship talent show Britain’s Got Talent.

April 17, 2018
Review: Shavington Village Festival’s ‘Aladdin’ at Shavington Academy

Review: Shavington Village Festival’s ‘Aladdin’ at Shavington Academy

By Claire Faulkner
Shavington Village Festival Committee are delighting audiences this week by presenting their 40th consecutive pantomime, Aladdin.

Written by Bradford and Webster and directed by Rachel Hadzik-Chesters, this feel-good traditional panto was great entertainment and enjoyed by everyone who saw it on opening night.

February 22, 2018
Shavington Village Festival set to stage milestone 40th production

Shavington Village Festival set to stage milestone 40th production

By Claire Faulkner
Shavington Village Festival Committee have a lot to celebrate this year.

The group of local volunteers have been busy getting ready organising “Aladdin” – their 40th pantomine to date.

February 15, 2018
Andrews Panto & Plays Society to stage Aladdin production

Andrews Panto & Plays Society to stage Aladdin production

By Jonathan White
The Andrews Panto & Plays Society (TAPPS) is performing ‘Aladdin’ at St Andrew’s Church Hall, Bedford Street in Crewe.

It will be on Friday January 12 and 13 at 7pm each day with a matinee on Saturday at 2pm.

December 29, 2017
TAPPS pantomime Cinderella entertains local audience

TAPPS pantomime Cinderella entertains local audience


A panto by The Andrews Panto & Plays Society (TAPPS) helped to raise almost £800 for South Cheshire causes.

The pantomime ‘Cinderella’ was held at St Andrews Church Hall, on Bedford Street, Crewe.

March 4, 2017
Shavington to stage Cinderella as annual panto performance returns

Shavington to stage Cinderella as annual panto performance returns

Shavington Village Festival is to host its 39th annual Pantomime, and this year it’s Cinderella.

The family show with a classic story and laughs a plenty will star a local cast ranging from seven-years-old to 76.

February 11, 2017
Review: Panto season starts in style with Aladdin at Crewe Lyceum

Review: Panto season starts in style with Aladdin at Crewe Lyceum

By Claire Faulkner
Panto season kicked off to a magical start with Aladdin at The Lyceum Theatre on Saturday night.

Comedy legends Cannon and Ball starred alongside Sid Sloane for a wonderful evening of family entertainment and festive fun.

December 12, 2016
X-Academy youngsters to star in Crewe Lyceum Christmas Panto

X-Academy youngsters to star in Crewe Lyceum Christmas Panto

Talented young dancers from South Cheshire’s X-Academy will join Cannon & Ball and CBeebies star Sid Sloane for Crewe Lyceum’s Christmas pantomime, Aladdin.

Students from X-Academy were chosen during this summer’s open pantomime casting at the Lyceum.

September 5, 2016