Anton Benson Productions’ RAPUNZEL  tours to 23 venues across the UK between March and June 2023 arriving at the Opera House Blackpool this bank holiday, Sunday 28 May 2023,

Former Atomic Kitten star, I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here winner and household favourite Kerry Katona stars as the evil Mother Gothel. Kerry will be joined by Eastenders and I’m a Celebrity treasure Dean Gaffney as the hapless Prince Percy, Strictly Come Dancing and World Champion dancer Joanne Clifton playing the titular Rapunzel and Britain’s Got Talent 2022 runners-up Jamie and Chuck as the Court Jesters.

Completing the cast are returning Spring Panto favourites Ryan Greaves as Wally, Phylip Harries as the Dame ‘Queen’ Dolly and Kate Salmon as Fairy Tale. Juvenile Dancers will be provided by local dance schools. All accompanied by our fantastic live musicians Olivia Zacharia on keyboards and Jake Greville on drums.

Written by Anton Benson and Ryan Greaves

Directed by Ryan Greaves
Choreography by Beth Portman
Musical Direction by Olivia Zacharia

Lighting Design by Nicholas Field

Join your Spring panto favourites Wally, Dame Dolly and Fairy Tale as they embark on a quest to break an enchantment that keeps Rapunzel locked away in her tower… But the wicked sorceress Gothel has other plans for Rapunzel and her ever-lengthening hair! Will Rapunzel escape? Find out in Anton Benson Productions brand new hair-larlious Spring pantomime adventure for 2023!

Audiences can expect two and a half hours of toe-tapping song and dance, stunning costumes, fantastic sets and effects all wrapped up in a hilarious laugh-a-minute script.

Producer Anton Benson said “A panto is for life and not just for Christmas. The regulars at our home venues love our annual Christmas shows and given how much of a hit our previous Spring panto tours have been, we are delighted to be back out on the road with our brand new hair-lairious production of Rapunzel.”

RAPUNZEL at the Winter Gardens Blackpool, Sunday 28 May 2023. Tickets are available here.




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