First Family Entertainment and the New Wimbledon Theatre are thrilled to announce the biggest pantomime cast to date to celebrate the theatre’s 100th birthday. Global mega-star DAVID HASSELHOFF will be playing Captain Hook in PETER PAN alongside star of Pineapple Studios LOUIE SPENCE who plays the cabin boy, Roger.
DAVID HASSELHOFF, best known for the iconic roles of Michael Knight in Knight Rider and Mitch Buchanan in the most watched TV show in history,Baywatch will be making his pantomime debut in the swashbuckling family pantomime PETER PANfrom Friday 10 December 2010.
David Hasselhoff said: “Peter Pan is a show that has always been close to my heart, as my first theatre role was playing Lost Boy Nibs when I was a child. I am so delighted to be asked to join this British tradition. I know all about Pantomime as some of my good friends have already appeared in previous productions. They’ve told me how much fun it is. Get ready London for Hoff The Hook!”
Kevin Wood, Chief Executive for First Family Entertainment said: “I can’t tell you how thrilled we are to be working with David. This is without doubt the most exciting piece of panto casting in history, and is so fitting as the New Wimbledon Theatre is celebrating its 100thbirthday on Boxing Day. Peter Pan is going to be the hottest ticket in London this Christmas”.
Peter Pan is a traditional family pantomime and will feature all the ingredients that make pantomime special – stunning sets and costumes, big song and dance numbers, a laugh-a-minute script and bags of audience participation.
This year’s production sees Robinsons return as a sponsor after a very successful first year working with First Family Entertainment. The nation’s favourite family soft drink is supporting a national celebration of pantomime up and down the country and is delighted to be bringing the joy of a traditional pantomime to the stage.
Join Peter, Tinkerbell, the Lost Boys and the Darling family as they soar through the skies, encounter Captain Hook and discover the magic of Neverland at New Wimbledon Theatre this Christmas.
PETER PAN at New Wimbledon Theatre, The Broadway, London, SW19 1QG
Performances: Friday 10 December 2010 to Sunday 16 January 2011
Tickets: £17 – £30. Kids go half price at certain performances.
Box Office: 0844 871 7646 (bkg fee)
Groups/Schools Hotline: 0844 871 7696
Access Booking: 0844 871 7677 (bkg fee)
Online Booking: http://www.ambassadortickets.com/1632/679/Wimbledon/New-Wimbledon-Theatre/Peter-Pan (bkg fee)
Due to prior commitments, David Hasselhoff will not be appearing at the following performances: Saturday 18th December 2pm & 7pm, Sunday 19th December 1.30pm and Friday 31st December to Saturday 8th January (inclusive).