Shane Richie And Jessie Wallace To Star In Robin Hood Panto %7C Group Travel News %7C Robin Hood Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace

This Christmas, Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace will star in the family pantomime Robin Hood at the Mayflower Theatre in Southampton.

The two actors are already well known for playing Alfie and Kat in popular soap EastEnders, but Robin Hood will be their first pantomime appearance together.

Shane’s previous television credits include Oliver Twist, Skins and What We Did on Our Holidays, whereas Jessie has had roles in The Bill, Wild at Heart and Miss Marie Lloyd – Queen of the Music Hall.

Shane will play the title role of Robin and Jessie will play his Maid Marion.

The two are currently completing their UK tour of Peter James’ The Perfect Murder.

Robin Hood tells the myth of the famous archer and swordsman who robbed from the rich and gave to the poor. The show will be staged by the one of the world’s largest pantomime producers, Qdos Entertainment.

Robin Hood has become a popular choice for Christmas pantomimes.

Micheal Harrison, managing director of Qdos Entertainment’s pantomimes division commented, “We are delighted to bring Shane and Jessie together on stage for this year’s Mayflower Theatre pantomime. Southampton audiences can look forward to an unmissable production packed full of action, adventure and comedy with plenty of glitz and glamour, this is pantomime at its best!”

Michael Ockwell, Mayflower Theatre chief executive added, “Pantomime is always an important highlight of our year at Mayflower Theatre and we ae delighted to be bringing such a well-loved pairing in Shane and Jessie to lead our cast of Robin Hood. With their undeniable chemistry they will undoubtedly be the perfect Robin Hood and Maid Marion in what will be the ultimate panto to see on the South coast.”

Robin Hood will run between 17th December 2016 and 8th January 2017 and tickets are on sale now.

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