The production will play at the theatre from the 19th November.

The Lyric Hammersmith have announced the cast and creative team for its 2021 pantomime production of Aladdin, which will begin performances in November.

Written by Vikki Stone and directed by Abigail Graham, the production is set to star Qasim Mahmood as Aladdin, Stephan Boyce as Dave Twankey, Kate Donnachie as Emperor/Genie, Irvine Iqbal as Abanazer, Gracie McGonigal as Wishy and Ellena Vincent as Jasmine. The cast will be completed by by the Lyric Panto Ensemble of inspiring young West London talent: Caroline Adebayo from Hillingdon; Kane Feagan from Hammersmith & Fulham; Carla-Jean Lares from Hammersmith & Fulham; and Wilf Walsworth from Wandsworth.

Join Aladdin, the Genie and their friends and go on a magical carpet ride.

This festive family adventure follows Aladdin on his quest to seek his fortune and find true love.

Expect the usual Lyric twist on all of your favourite characters as well as live music, magic lamps, plenty of laughs and a journey to a far away land.

This is the first pantomime to be written by Vikki Stone  following critically acclaimed appearances as Abanazar in Aladdin in 2016 and Fleshcreep in Jack and the Beanstalk in 2017. Director Abigail Graham’s credits include The Tyler Sisters (Hampstead), Death of a Salesman (Royal and Derngate / UK Tour) and the upcoming world premiere MUM (Soho Theatre/Theatre Royal Plymouth).

Meanwhile, the creative team behind the production is also set to include: Set Design by Lily Arnold, Costume Design by Kinnetia Isadore, Lighting Design by Sally Ferguson, Composition and Arrangement by Corin Buckeridge, Choreography by Chi-San Howard and Casting by Harry Blumenau.

Aladdin will play at the Lyric Hammersmith from the 19th November until the 2nd January 2022.