It has been confirmed that the New Victoria Theatre in Woking’s annual pantomime will return this year from the 4th December.
New Victoria Theatre and Crossroads Live have announced the return of pantomime to Woking for 2021, with a production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs performing this festive season.
The cast for this newly announced pantomime will be led by TV fashionista Gok Wan as The Man In The Mirror. He is best known for his Channel 4 series How To Look Good Naked and Gok’s Fashion Fix.
He will be joined in the cast by Harriet Thorpe, who is best known for her roles in The Brittas Empire and Absolutely Fabulous. She will be starring as The Wicked Queen in Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Snow White’s best friend Muddles will be played by comedian Aaron James.
Talking about the production Gok Wan said: “The last 18 months has been so tough for everybody, and having restrictions in place last Christmas made it that much harder. This year, our families will be back together and for many that means trips to the theatre. I’m honoured to of been asked to be involved in the brilliant show and be part of what will become one of the most memorable festive seasons in a long time.”
Chief Executive of Crossroads Pantomimes Michael Harrison said: “Gok is an absolute pantomime star, with undeniable charisma and stage presence that audiences adore. Having worked with him on numerous pantomimes we are delighted to be bringing his magnetic pantomime personality to Woking. Combined with the comic talents of Harriet and Aaron, audiences in Woking are in for a special treat this Christmas”.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will play at the New Victoria Theatre from the 4th December until the 2nd January 2022.