insideKENT Magazine insideKENT October 2018 Issue 79 - Page 48

ARTS+ENTERTAINMENT DON’T MISS THE GREATEST PANTO THERE HAS EVER BEAN! WHITE ROCK THEATRE IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT MUCH-LOVED ACTRESS MICHELLE COLLINS WILL STAR AS THE FAIRY AND X FACTOR STAR CHICO WILL STAR AS JACK IN THIS YEAR’S SPECTACULAR FAMILY PANTOMIME, JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. Michelle Collins, a household name from her famed role as Cindy Beale in the nation's favourite soap, EastEnders, comes to Hastings this festive season as The Fairy in this giant of a pantomime. Michelle, who has appeared in numerous primetime programmes including Real Women, Sunburn, The Sleeper, Two Thousand Acres of Skye, The Illustrated Mum, Coronation Street, Death in Paradise and Doctor Who is sure to wow panto audiences and cast a festive spell this December. The X Factor’s Chico stars as Jack. Chico shot to fame as a finalist on the second series of The X Factor and with his number one single, 48 Chico Time. It wasn't long before he dazzled the nation again, this time on ice with his spectacular routines and reached the final of ITV1’s Dancing on Ice. Since then, Chico has mastered his craft on stage, becoming a firm panto favourite and receiving rave reviews. Join White Rock this panto season as Jack ventures sky high in a pantomime packed full of fun, laughter, special effects, stunning sets, song and dance numbers and plenty of audience participation. Fee- fi-fo-fum, a giant of a panto your way comes! Book your tickets today at www.whiterocktheatre.org.uk.