EastEnders star in St Albans pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk at the Alban Arena

PUBLISHED: 14:55 05 December 2014 | UPDATED: 12:53 08 December 2014

The cast of this year's St Albans pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk outside the Alban Arena

The cast of this year's St Albans pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk outside the Alban Arena

Paul Clapp

An EastEnders actor is the star attraction in St Albans pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk, which opens today (Friday) at the Alban Arena.

The cast of Jack and the Beanstalk starring Bob Golding, Steve McFadden and Rebecca KeatleyThe cast of Jack and the Beanstalk starring Bob Golding, Steve McFadden and Rebecca Keatley

Fe-fi-fo-fun… What do a breakdancing pantomime cow, an EastEnders hardman and the star of stage show Morecambe have in common?

The answer is Jack and the Beanstalk, this year’s St Albans panto, which opens at the Alban Arena tonight (Friday).

Produced by Evolution Productions and the Alban Arena, the giant of a show runs until Sunday, January 4, 2015, and promises to be the city’s funniest and most spectacular pantomime ever.

Starring everyone’s favourite TV baddie Steve McFadden from EastEnders as the evil Fleshcreep, Jack and the Beanstalk is on target to smash last year’s record-breaking production of Cinderella.

The cast of the fun-filled show also includes children’s TV star Rebecca Keatley, best known from CBeebies’ Let’s Play, as Fairy Sugarsnap, and Alban Arena pantomime regular Jemma Carlisle as the Princess.

Joining them as Dame Trott is St Albans’ favourite funnyman, Bob Golding, star of the Olivier Award-winning play Morecambe.

Featuring a supporting cast of top-class performers, lavish sets and costumes – and even a breakdancing pantomime cow – this really is a festive treat the whole family will enjoy.

Written and produced by Paul Hendy, you can expect hilarious comedy, madcap antics, and fantastic singing and dancing.

Tickets range in price from £13 to £25, depending on the performance.

* Call the Alban Arena box office on 01727 844488 or book online www.alban-arena.co.uk

But hurry, as they are selling fast and some performances are already sold out.


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