The theatre’s annual pantomime will begin performances on the 18th November.

The Theatre Royal Stratford East has announced that Nathan Kiley will be joining its upcoming production of Jack & the Beanstalk, playing the role of Milky Linda and completing the cast for the pantomime.

Nathan Kiley’s theatre credits include: For Tonight (Adelphi Theatre), The Burnt City (Punchdrunk), Orpheus (Young Vic), Topsie Redfern’s Crystal Balls (Critical Mass Theatre Company), Eurovision Your Decision (Above The Stag Theatre), Heels of Glory (Chelsea Theatre), Chicago (West End) and Tony Blair: The Musical! (Edinburgh Fringe Festival).

He will be joining the previously announced Lucy Frederick as Flesh Creep, Max Gill as Bill, Savanna Jeffrey as Winnie the Moo, Eli London  as Ensemble, Billy Lynch (as Junior, Nikhil Singh Rai as Jack and Jamie Tait  as Ensemble.

Welcome to Splatford! Jack lives here with his cow, Winnie The Moo, and his mum, Milky Linda. The town is home to a magical marsh full of healing mud, which Jack and his pals spend their days mining. But there’s a BIG problem: Giant Belch. He dominates Splatford from the sky – stealing the mud, charging outrageous rents and polluting the air with his burps and farts!

One odd shepherd, a handful of beans and an unexpected beanstalk later, Jack is on a life-changing journey. Can he reach the top? Can he defeat Flesh Creep – Belch’s hateful henchwoman who has seriously got it in for him? Can he triumph over Belch and be crowned Splatford’s unlikely hero? And can he make Milky Linda proud?

The production’s creative team includes: book and lyrics by Succession/Killing Eve writer Anna Jordan, music and lyrics by Stratford East pantomime veteran Robert Hyman (and is directed by Stratford East’s Sky Arts Associate Artist for 2023 Denzel Westley-Sanderson.

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