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Lyric Hammersmith's Dick Whittington pantomime casting announced

The venue celebrates its 10th year of producing pantomime

Luke Latchman and Jodie Jacobs
Luke Latchman and Jodie Jacobs
© Dan Wooller for WhatsOnStage

Full casting has been announced for the 2018 Lyric Hammersmith pantomime.

Directed by Jude Christian and co-written by Christian and Cariad Lloyd, this year's production of Dick Whittington marks ten years since the west London venue started producing pantomimes.

Cast in the show is Margaret Cabourn-Smith (Angus, Thongs and More Snogging) as Mayor Pigeon, Hollie Edwin (Pride and Prejudice) as Alice
Fitzwarren, Jodie Jacobs (Unexpected Joy) as Bow Belles, Keziah Joseph (As You Like It) as Tom Cat, Luke Latchman (Spring Awakening) as Dick Whittington, Carl
Mullaney (Bananaman) as Sarah Fitzwarren and Sarah-Louise Young (Julie Madly Deeply) as Queen Rat.

They are joined by an ensemble of young performers Amelia Gregorian, Tiwalade Ibirogba-Olulode, Helena Morais, James Roberts and Stevie Ruffs.

Dick Whittington has design by Jean Chan, lighting by Tim Deiling, composition and arrangement by Corin Buckeridge, sound by Ben and Max Ringham, choreography by Lainie Baird, musical direction by Oli Jackson and casting by Will Burton.