Win one of six family tickets to Norwich Theatre Royal panto Sleeping Beauty
The clock is ticking towards this year's festive pantomime spectacular at Norwich Theatre Royal and you're being offered a fantastic money-can't-buy seasonal prize package!
Popular actress, singer and Dancing On Ice winner Hayley Tamaddon is taking on the lead role in this year's seasonal production Sleeping Beauty.
We're giving away six family tickets (each ticket admits two adults and two children) to see the show on Monday December 19 at 7.30pm, and one lucky winner will get the chance to meet the cast before the show!
Known as one of Britain's most versatile performers, Hayley Tamaddon is looking forward to bringing the magic of the classic story to life as part of an all-star cast which includes Hollyoaks heart-throb Kevin Sacre, Helen Fraser who is best known as 'Body Bag' from TV's Bad Girls, and Andre Vincent, the comedy partner of Marcus Brigstocke in cult comedy Early Edition.
Hayley cannot wait to start rehearsing. She said: 'I am very excited about playing Sleeping Beauty. It is a new part for me but panto itself is not new to me. It is for everybody and lots of fun. It is full of entertainment and audiences can enjoy a great musical based around a story that everyone will know.'
Hayley first shot to fame playing the role of feisty Northern lass Delilah Dingle on ITV's soap hit Emmerdale and this then led to her enthralling weekly audiences of over 10 million people on Dancing on Ice, eventually winning the hit TV show capturing over 80pc of the viewers' votes. She has also appeared in a number of other small screen roles and in a wide range of theatrical hits, including Spamalot.
Hayley will be joined by a host of other performers in Sleeping Beauty which runs from December 14, to January 15.
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Starring opposite her will be Kevin Sacre, who is best known for playing Jake Dean in Channel 4's hit soap Hollyoaks. His character was at the centre of some major storylines including a tug-of-love over his son and a very powerful performance as his character suffered a mental breakdown. But he has also turned his hand to a wide range of other projects including The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe for the Royal Shakespeare Company, BBC Three's Dancing On Wheels, pantomimes, and most recently appeared on stage in part of the UK stage tour of Calendar Girls opposite popular actress – and fellow Norwich Theatre Royal panto performer – Helen Fraser.
Helen is best known for her role as the bumbling and sour prison warden Sylvia 'Body Bag' Hollamby in Bad Girls on TV and a West End stage spin-off although she has also won a number of stage and TV roles in the likes of Dixon of Dock Green, On The Buses, Tales of the Unexpected and Casualty.
This year's Norwich Theatre Royal pantomime, sponsored by Almary Green, will also see a number of favourites return to the city stage. Richard Gauntlett will once again don a wide range of elaborate and spectacular dresses as he takes on the role of Dame - the 11th pantomime in the city that he has been a part of.
His popular comedy side-kick Andre Vincent also returns to the festive spectacular bringing his usual brand of high-energy comedy to the show for the third year running and starring in the show fresh from appearing at York Theatre Royal in Laurel and Hardy, a play about the legendary silent film duo.
Completing the cast are two other Norwich Theatre Royal panto favourites back by public demand – distinguished TV, film and stage actor David Gant and the 6ft-plus comedy bundle of fun Tom Beard.
For more details or to book tickets call the box office on 01603 630000.
How to enter:
For your chance to win one of six family tickets and experience the he magic for yourself, answer the following correctly -
Which TV programme did Helen Fraser star in?
a) Bad Boys
b) Bad Girls
c) Men Behaving Badly
Click the link at the top of the next column to enter.
Terms and conditions:
This competition closes at noon on Friday November 25. Prizes cannot be exchanged for a cash alternative or tickets to another performance. The meet and greet winner must be at the theatre by 6.30pm. It cannot be guaranteed that all members of the cast will attend the meet and greet. Standard Archant competition rules apply - follow the Terms & Conditions link on this website.