2nd January 2011 - The panto is now closed
A MASSIVE thank you to everyone who was involved in Aladdin! The panto is now closed.
Most importantly, thank you to our audience for supporting us. We hope you had a great time and that you join us for Snow White in 2011/12!
14th December 2010 - The first few reviews are out (and we're rather pleased with them!)
Click here to read what the Stage says about the show
Click here to read what the Chester Chronicle says about the show
10th December 2010 - The production shots are out
4th October 2010 - Meet Ayesha Gwilt
Meet Ayesha Gwilt (who plays Amy Porter in Waterloo Road) about her role as Spirit of the Ring in this years panto, and what her favourite type of performing is!
Due to Waterloo Road filming commitments, she couldn't make the main Crewe photo shoot, so she joined us in Halifax. Here are a couple of photos of the day.
7th September 2010 - The panto is launched!
Today 8 of the 9 principal cast members, plus Karl the pantomime director and members of the Imagine Theatre team, met at the Lyceum Theatre to launch the panto.
Visit our Facebook photo album for loads more images!
5th September 2010 - The Babes are cast!
We had another great turn out at the Lyceum Theatre for this year's panto babes audition! For the first time, three teams of panto babes were cast (usually 2 teams) - well done to the 21 babes plus reserves who were successful in getting into the panto. We can't wait to work with you! x
16th August 2010 - A tale of two 'Craigs'! Dame Leon's back! And Craig's his Wishee Washee
We are delighted to announce that Leon Craig returns for his second year as Dame, to play Widow Twankey. And we're also delighted to announce another 'Craig' - this one's Craig Hollingsworth and he plays Wishee Washee.
18th June 2010 - Four more cast members announced!
Ayesha Gwilt (Amy Porter from Waterloo Road) plays the Spirit of the Ring, Jessica Sandry (who has been with us in Porthcawl for 2 years) plays So Shi and Katie Sheridan (Genie in the House) plays Princess Baldroubador. Finally, the hilarious Ste Johnston joins us from our Loughborough panto last year, to play the Emporer. Welcome to you all! x
18th May 2010 - Jamie-Lee Mason plays Aladdin
We are delighted that this year Jamie-Lee joins Imagine in Crewe to play the title role. This will be Jamie-Lee's third panto season with us, having been with us in Porthcawl (Aladdin 2008) and Halifax (Cinderella 2009)
7th May 2010 - First cast member is announced!
We are delighted to announce that Tachia Newall who plays Bolton Smilie in Waterloo Road will be joining the cast of Aladdin to play the Genie of the Lamp.