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Aladdin at Exeter Corn Exchange
Starring Steve Bennett as Widow Twankey 15 Dec

Venue: Exeter Corn Exchange
Performance Time: 18:00
Matinee 2.00pm
Performance Duration: 2:00
Full Price: £19.50, £17.00, £15.00
Concession Price: £17.50, £15.00. £13.00 (Under 16, Over 60)
Box Office Phone Number: 01392 665938

ALADDIN BRINGS THE WEST END TO THE WEST COUNTRY

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Following the success of last year’s Dick Whittington, Exeter’s home-grown professional pantomime once again comes to Exeter Corn Exchange. This year it's the timeless tale of Aladdin and his magic lamp.

Exeter's premiere pantomime is produced by Kickline and directed by Ian Trafford. 

Aladdin will bring the West End to West Country, with a hugely experienced and talented professional company led by Exeter born and bred actor Steve Bennett.

Steve returns for his seventeenth consecutive professional appearance as Exeter’s best loved panto dame, playing Widow Twankey of course.

The Genie of the Lamp is played by Linda John-Pierre, a fantastically talented singer with appearances in The Lion King and as Mama Morton in Chicago to her credit. Daniel Page, playing delightfully evil and ever so slightly scary Abanazer, is no stranger to the West End either, having performed as Mr Braithwaite in the hit musical Billy Elliott.

Dan Oliver, who played Dick Whittington last year and who has toured in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will play Abanzer's hilarious henchman Karim.

Rounding out the professional company are Bethany Moorhouse from Exeter as Princess Yasmine and introducing Will Trafford as Aladdin in his first professional role.

Director Ian Trafford says: “The success of the pantomimes produced by Kickline has allowed us to re-invest in the productions and add more value and more innovation. This year the stage will be extended into the auditorium, what we call a thrust stage, which will make the experience even more engaging for the audience.

“We also have a very exciting surprise in the Cave of Wonders, where Aladdin finds the magic lamp, and you’ll believe a man can fly when you see our magic carpet special effect.”

Aladdin runs at Exeter Corn Exchange from 15th December 2012 to 6th January 2013. Tickets are now on sale from 01392 665938 and online at www.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange
 

SPECIAL SCHOOLS  MATINEES 2012  

School Rate: ALL STUDENTS £9.50 + 1 Teacher FREE with each 12 Students 

Mon 17th December   1pm   

Tue 18th December   10am *  

Tue 18th December   1.30pm  

Wed 19th December   1.30pm  

Thu 20th December   10am *  

Thu 20th December   1.30pm

* Pre‐show talk available

Venue:
Exeter Corn Exchange
George Street
Exeter
EX1 1BU
South West

Box Office Phone Number: 01392 665938
www.exeter.gov.uk/cornexchange
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Added by: Andy Sinclair - PR and Media Relations for Theatre and Arts

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