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Mayflower Theatre and pantomime producers Qdos Entertainment have today announced that a socially-distanced pantomime will be staged at the Southampton venue, with an all-new production of Sleeping Beauty, thanks to support from The National Lottery.
Starring legendary funny-man Joe Pasquale, comedy legend Lesley Joseph, iconic female impersonator Ceri Dupree and musical theatre leading lady Sarah Earnshaw.
The show will play from Saturday 19th December for a strictly limited 2 week run.
Crowned 2004's King Of The Jungle on ITV's I'm A Celebrity, Get Me Out Of Here, the ever popular helium-voiced entertainer has been dubbed 'the busiest man in showbiz'. Joe's exploits have seen him skate on ITV's Dancing On Ice, playing King Arthur in Spamalot in the West End, and taking the role of Sherlock Holmes in the comedy spoof 'Ha a Holmes! Plus, every December, Joe is a panto veteran. Oh yes he is! Expect professional showbizness of the highest order.
See 24 tour dates featuring Joe Pasquale
Popular actress of both stage and television. She is best known for her role as the leopard print-wearing neighbourhood nymphomaniac Dorien, in the BBC TV sitcom, Birds Of A Feather.
See 4 tour dates featuring Lesley Joseph
The country's greatest female impersonator since Danny La Rue. 'Dupree storms the stage with style, wit and glamour and a pace that leaves you amazed' (Time Out). Meet Cher, Joan Collins, Amy Winehouse, Tina Turner, Her Majesty the Queen and many more. A touch of Las Vegas rarely seen in the UK today. 'Joe Longthorne meets Lily Savage... only with better legs!' (Blackpool Argus) 'Slick and saucy, rude and risqué, fun and fantastic, its glamorous camp fun, but underneath the falsies is an accomplished character actor!' (Leicester Mercury) 'Ceri Dupree is a grand dame of the scene, up there with the likes of Lily Savage and Danny La Rue' (Metro) 'I've seen hundreds of men dress up as women over the years, most of them disastrously so, a handful of them get this particular art form right, Ceri Dupree is one of that handful' (The Times).
See 8 tour dates featuring Ceri Dupree
See 6 tour dates featuring Sarah Earnshaw