The Lichfield Garrick announces its new Autumn/Winter programme featuring its biggest and most exciting season of Christmas shows that go on general sale September 5.
For the first time, the Lichfield Garrick will be co-producing a brand new comedy-thriller ‘anti-panto’ Crimes Against Christmas from December 9 to 31 just for adults.
For younger children, Dear Santa from December 13 to 24 based on Rod Campbell’s best-selling children’s book is the ideal introduction to theatre for two – seven year olds, with the chance to meet Santa after the show.
Last year’s pantomime was seen by over 27,000 people and this December the Lichfield Garrick presents Sleeping Beauty from Decmber 1 to 31, starring Cbeebies star Rebecca Keatley as Fairy Moonbeam, Sam Rabone as Nurse Nellie, Ian Billings as the King and Ben Thornton as Jangles, directed by Artistic Director, Tim Ford.
By popular demand Comedy 42 return to the main house with their Christmas stand-up special on December 15, with Scott Capurro as the headline act.
Further season highlights include a jam-packed line up of music including Clare Teal and the BBC Big Band, Foster and Allen and the stars of 1980s supergroup, Bucks Fizz, Ballet Black, The Unknown Soldier, The Sorcerer's Apprentice, Alfie White: Space Explorer, Showstoppers!, The Top Ten Beatles, Voice of the Heart Karen Carpenter, Into The Shadows, Let’s Twist Again and a night with celebrity chef Simon Smith as part of Lichfield Georgian Festival on September 17.