Eric Potts

Dick Whittington (Bristol Hippodrome)

A powerhouse double act at its centre doesn't always hide the underpowered performances in other roles at Bristol Hippodrome's 'Dick Whittington.''

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (Manchester Opera House)

Packed with talent in all shapes and sizes, and the gags keep coming.

Cinderella (New Wimbledon Theatre)

Dallas star Linda Gray, comedian Tim Vine and dancer Wayne Sleep join the cast of this year's Wimbledon panto

Priscilla Presley to star in Manchester Opera House Snow White panto

The American star returns to the role of the evil queen for First Family Entertainment's panto in Manchester.

Eric Potts On... Dick Whittington

Eric Potts is the script writer and creative associate for First Family Entertainment and he stars as Sarah the Cook in Dick Whittington in Manchester, alongside Ashleigh and Pudsey and Jodie Prenger. Here, we chat about his love of the panto.

Dick Whittington (Manchester)

Ashleigh and Pudsey, Jodie Prenger, Ben Faulks, Tam Ryan, Samuel Holmes and Eric Potts star in a perfect panto at Manchester Opera House

Guest Blog: There is nothing like a (panto) dame
By Eric Potts

'Dame extraordinare' Eric Potts knows more than most about the ancient art of cross-dressing in the name of festive fun