Christmas pantomime season is back at Leeds Carriageworks Theatre!

Picture caption: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is set to open this Friday at the Leeds Carriageworks Theatre. (L-R-) Adam Daye (Dame Dolly Dumpling), Jonathan Ansell (Prince Charming), Lisa Kelsey (Snow White), Jez Edwards (Muddles) and Brigid Lohrey (Wicked Queen).

An enchanting Christmas pantomime production of a magical fairy tale is primed and ready to take centre-stage at a popular Leeds theatre later this week.

Opening on Friday 5 December, the official Leeds Carriageworks Theatre pantomime is always a fantastic way to kick-off the festive season in style, and once again a fabulous cast has being assembled to perform in this year’s show, 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'.

Set to delight the always boisterous Carriageworks crowd is English tenor and member of pop-opera boy band G4 Jonathan Ansell, who is assuming the role of 'Prince Charming', will be joined by Jez Edwards as 'Muddles'. A real fan favourite, Jez will be making a record-breaking sixth consecutive appearance in the Carriageworks Theatre pantomime.

Hand-picked by producer Paul Holman Associates, also set so star in the line-up includes Lisa Kelsey ('Snow White'), Brigid Lohrey ('Wicked Queen'), and Adam Daye ('Dame Dolly Dumpling').

Tickets for this year’s pantomime are selling fast with all of the Christmas Eve shows already a sell-out. To book your tickets for ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, which runs until Saturday 10 January 2015, call the box office on 0113 224 3801 or online at: at www.carriageworkstheatre.org.uk

Included as part of the 63 show programme, is a relaxed performance catering for children with additional needs including autism and a British Sign Language performance.

Councillor Lucinda Yeadon, Leeds City Council’s executive member for digital and creative technologies, culture and skills said:

"We are really looking forward to the opening night of our Christmas pantomime at the Leeds Carriageworks Theatre on Friday, which this year is a fantastic production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

"This show promises to be one of the very best yet, and I am delighted to say we have assembled a really great cast that are guaranteed to keep all the family entertained.

"Demand at the box office is already high, with a number of shows already sold out. We would therefore ask people to book their tickets as soon as possible to avoid any disappointment."

Tickets are now available for ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ which runs from Friday 5 December 2014 to Saturday 10 January 2015 at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds. Book online at www.carriageworkstheatre.org.uk or call the box office on 0113 224 3801.

For media enquiries, please contact;

Colin Dickinson, Leeds City Council press office (0113) 39 51578

Email: colin.dickinson@leeds.gov.uk