Martin Kemp and Bradley Walsh
Martin Kemp and Bradley Walsh

Bradley Walsh, host of ITV's The Chase, will star as Mr Smee in a new arena performance of Peter Pan this Christmas.

Directed by Jon Conway, Walsh will will be joined by Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp as Captain Hook and Matt Knight (Let It Shine) in the titular role.

The show, which runs at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham and SSE Arena, Wembley this Christmas, will feature a cast of over 100 performers, including a team of BMX riders and a seven metre long animatronic crocodile.

Walsh's screen credits include Law & Order and Coronation Street. He is also a regular on the pantomime circuit and played the role of Smee in Milton Keynes in 2014.

Kemp has acting credits including EastEnders and The Krays. His stage roles include Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Million Dollar Quartet.

Peter Pan will run at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham from 20 to 24 December, and at the SSE Arena, Wembley on 29 and 30 December 2017.

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