Joe McElderry Stars As Dick Whittington For Christmas Panto

Christmas is Pantomime season, and one of our favourite xFactor winners, Joe McElderry, is set to star as the lead self titled show, Dick Whittington, at the Mayflower Theatre in December 2018.

Dick Whittington Pantomime
Image credit: Mayflower Theatre

When and where will Dick Whittington Pantomime take place?

Dick Whittington is set to take the stage at the Mayflower Theatre from Saturday 15th December and will feature some very well known faces including Eastenders very own Steve McFadden and Bobby Davro.

XFactor winner Joe McElderry will take the lead, with stars such as Suzanne Shaw and Sheila Ferguson also set to take the stage for the popular Pantomime.

Joe McElderry Pantomime
Image credit: Mayflower Theatre

What is the pantomime about?

Dick Whittington follows the story of him and his trusty cat on his journey to become the lord mayor of London. The show will have everyone laughing and dancing in the aisles as the humorous show is packed with song and dance.

Michael Ockwell, Mayflower Theatre Chief Executive said,

“I am thrilled that we have Joe, Sheila and Suzanne joining us this Christmas. With such a strong line up of stars, Dick Whittington is going to be the must-see pantomime this year. I look forward to welcoming pantomime audiences back to our new-look theatre to see a sensational Olivier Award Winning production under the direction of Andrew Wright who directed last year’s record breaking production of Snow White.”

How can I get tickets for the Dick Whittington Pantomime at Mayflower Theatre?

Tickets for Dick Whittington (15 December 2018 – 6 January 2019) are on sale via Mayflower Theatre Box Office tel: 02380 711811 or online at

Will you be heading to see Mayflower theatre’s pantomime this year? Let us know!

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