About This Show

Writer, actor, comedian, radio and television presenter Paul Merton will be stepping out from behind the iconic Have I Got News For You desk and donning the Panto Dame’s heels at Richmond Theatre this Christmas as he steps into the role of Sarah the Cook!


Join Dick Whittington as he seeks fame, fortune, and happiness journeying to become Lord Mayor. Can he outwit the evil rodent King Rat and free the city from his team of revolting rodents? Find out in the ultimate magical pantomime adventure!


Packed with all the traditional pantomime ingredients Richmond audiences know to expect, don’t miss the action-packed pantomime that promises to be full of laugh-out-loud comedy, stunning scenery, beautiful costumes and plenty of boos and hisses.


Dick Whittington is brought to you by the world’s biggest pantomime producer, Crossroads Pantomimes – book your tickets today!

Show Details

Dates: First Preview: 09 December 2023 Final Performance: 07 January 2024