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Aladdin at the Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth – Review

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December 11, 2019

We are now firmly in the month of December and one of the highlights of the run up to Christmas is a good, old fashioned pantomime.

This year we were invited to the press night of Aladdin at the Pavilion Theatre, Bournemouth.

The story follows Aladdin, his brother Wishee Washee, and of course his mother Widow Twankey, on a spectacular adventure.

The famous faces of the show were Richard Blackwood of Eastenders fame as the villain we all love to hate – Abanazar, and X Factors Amelia Lily as the Spirit of the Ring.

Bournemouth panto regular and favourites are also back with Noel Brodie as Wishee Washee and David Ball as Widow Twankey.

The pantomime is packed full of everything a brilliant pantomime needs including laugh-out-loud comedy, top-tapping songs, beautiful costumes, stunning scenery, audience participation and of course – a flying carpet!

The kids adored the show and have been singing the “Wishee Washy” song ever since……..I will warn you, it’s a real earworm!!

Aladdin is on at Bournemouth Pavilion until Sunday 5th January with tickets costing from £17 per person.

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  1. Reply

    charlotte

    December 12, 2019

    Wow you have a great cast for your Panto! I saw Amelia in Shrek and she was brilliant, we have a less impressive cast here haha, sounds like you had a great time! xx

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    Sarah | Boo Roo and Tigger Too

    December 12, 2019

    I’m so jealous that you have been to see a Panto already – I still need to book tickets for our local production

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    Latoyah

    December 12, 2019

    I absolutely love a good panto! There are some big names in this one as well! I love a local panto as well, without any big names!

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    Rachael

    December 12, 2019

    This sounds like a good panto! I haven’t been to a panto in years but my son went last week with his school to see Jack and The Beanstalk and he said it was amazing. Hopefully we can all go as a family next year. 🙂

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    Samantha Donnelly

    December 12, 2019

    I love pantos it is something we always went to when I was little and always meant it was Christmas. Not been to one for a long time now x

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    Sherry Trautman

    December 12, 2019

    Sounds so fun! We just saw the Broadway Aladdin last week since it was touring near us. What a spectacular show!

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    Yeah Lifestyle

    December 12, 2019

    What a fantastic panto to keep kids entertained as you usher and count down to Christmas. We love pantos and hope to watch this.

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    Yaya

    December 12, 2019

    It definitely sounds like this is a fantastic show! I love a good pantomime at this time of year.

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    Bella and Dawn at Dear Mummy Blog

    December 13, 2019

    The “Wishee Washy” dance and song sounds like great fun! We love a good Panto – oh no we don’t – oh yes we do!!

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    Elizabeth Williams

    December 13, 2019

    Sounds like a fun Panto. Really must take the kids to see a panto. Love the decorations in the theatre for the show.

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    WhatLauraLoves

    December 14, 2019

    Oh I do love a good pantomime at christmas time. Perfect for all the family xxx

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    Jess Howliston

    December 15, 2019

    I love a good panto and this one sounds amazing! My son loves Aladdin so I think this is a panto he would love too. So glad to hear you had a great time! x

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    Cassie Mayers

    December 16, 2019

    Looks brilliant and their costumes look great to! I love Panto

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