David Hasselhoff is spending Christmas in Manchester â€“ to star in panto at the Opera House.The Hoff, best known for the iconic roles of Michael Knight in Knight Rider and Mitch Buchanan in Baywatch, will play Captain Hook in Peter Pan.The panto arrives at the Quay Street theatre on December 8, but advance tickets went on sale today. It is on until January 13 next year.Hasselhoff, 59, said: "Get Ready Manchester â€“ The Hoff is coming for Christmas. Iâ€™ve been to Manchester before and fell in love with the city so Iâ€™m happy to be spending some more time with the Mancunians."Sarah Bleasdale, general manager of the Opera House, said: "We are so excited and thrilled with the news that David will be spending the festive season at the Opera House in our panto."We canâ€™t wait to welcome him and we know that once our audiences see him in action on stage, theyâ€™ll be hooked!"The Hoff played Hook in Bristol last Christmas.It will be his first appearance in the city since he sat on the judging panel at the Manchester auditions for Britainâ€™s Got Talent last year.He had been due to bring his show â€“ An Evening With David Hasselhoff â€“ to the Bridgewater Hall in February, but the performance was cancelled due to problems with â€˜touring logisticsâ€™.Buy tickets here.