A giant of a show is coming to Welwyn Garden City as Campus West panto returns with Jack & the Beanstalk

Jack & the Beanstalk will be this year's pantomime at the Campus West in Welwyn Garden City.

Jack & the Beanstalk will be this year's pantomime at the Campus West in Welwyn Garden City. - Credit: Welwyn Hatfield Council

Jack's back! It will be 'fee fi fo fun!' at Campus West this Christmas as Welwyn Hatfield's crowd-pleasing panto returns.

After a year on ice, the festive fizz of the Campus West panto is about to be uncorked – and you can guarantee a suitably seasonal pop!

Following the success of 2019’s Snow White, nominated for a Great British Panto Award, this year sees the rip-roaring show Jack & the Beanstalk back on the Welwyn Garden City stage.

Written and directed by Jonas Cemm, with co-writer Joe Sargent, of JoJo Panto Scripts, and produced by Campus West, this original production is jam-packed with festive fun, corny gags, plus a few surprises – all mixed together to create festive silliness galore.

Robert Forknall will play Dame Judi Trott in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk.

Robert Forknall will play Dame Judi Trott in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk. - Credit: Campus West

The panto will star Welwyn Garden City favourites Robert Forknall and Kieran Parrott, who return as hilarious panto double-act, Dame Judi Trott and Simple Simon.

Kieran Parrott will play Simple Simon in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk.

Kieran Parrott will play Simple Simon in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk. - Credit: Campus West

Robert Forknall played Nurse Betty Bratwurst in Snow White two years ago and Kieran Parrott was Muddles.

Ellis Dackombe will play Jack Trott in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk.

Ellis Dackombe will play Jack Trott in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk. - Credit: Campus West

Jack & the Beanstalk also stars Ellis Dackombe as Jack, Holly Smith as Jill, Tamsin Lynes as Fairy Beansprout, Joe Sargent as the evil Fleshcreep, and Jonas Cemm as King Penniless.

Jonas Cemm will play King Penniless in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk.

Jonas Cemm will play King Penniless in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk. - Credit: Campus West

Joe Sargent as Fleshcreep in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk.

Joe Sargent as Fleshcreep in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk. - Credit: Campus West

Holly Smith will play Princess Jill in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk.

Holly Smith will play Princess Jill in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk. - Credit: Campus West

Tamsin Lynes will play Fairy Bean Sprout in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk.

Tamsin Lynes will play Fairy Bean Sprout in Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk. - Credit: Campus West

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Children of all ages love the timeless story of how the impoverished young Jack sells his cow in exchange for magic beans.

Little does Jack know his destiny will change forever when the tiny beans grow into a gigantic beanstalk.

Join our hero on the adventure of a lifetime to find fame, fortune, and true love.

As a treat for grown-ups, there’s also the now famous Campus West blue version.

JACK! Stalk Dirty to Me is the 2021 Campus West's blue adults pantomime.

JACK! Stalk Dirty to Me is the 2021 Campus West's blue adults pantomime. - Credit: Campus West

This year it’s ‘JACK! Stalk Dirty to Me’, the traditional panto’s naughty sister!

Very much for adults only, it’s a feast of farce, extreme overacting, and innuendo.

With some performances already sold out, book now to avoid disappointment!

Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk.

Campus West pantomime Jack & the Beanstalk. - Credit: Campus West

Panto performances of Jack & the Beanstalk run from Thursday, December 9 to Sunday, January 2, 2022.

Blue performances are from December 27 to January 2, with limited availability.

Tickets cost from £17 (child) and £19 (adult) with no booking fee.

Book tickets at www.campuswest.co.uk

Jack & the Beanstalk is the 2021 Campus West pantomime.

Jack & the Beanstalk is the 2021 Campus West pantomime. - Credit: Campus West


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